It’s not quite the superhero film revolution we were promised, but it sure as hell is entertaining
Everclear : Songs From An American Movie, Vol Two: Good Time For A Bad Attitude
US rockers continue, mystifyingly
Art Alexakis, Craig Montoya and Greg Eklund are the rock equivalent of those strange and slimy creatures who skulk at the bottom of the sea, never quite getting it together to pull themselves out of the water on their fin-legs, but eking out a reasonably happy plankton-eating existence all the same. Nu-metal might well be the world of the Neanderthal, but Lord knows,
it's a successful tool-bearing leap forward compared with the melodic grunge good-humour
Tracks such as 'All Fucked Up' and 'Babytalk' sum up their genetic blueprint lyrics that just skirt the edge of dumb; a sunny nature that cannot be blotted out by their attempts at angst, and a toothless rock smile that was looking a little backwards five years ago.
"I don't want to be a loser any more", sings Alexis, grasping for irony on 'Rock Star'. "That's why I want to be a rock star".
If the silver-suited alien übermenschen who created
us are watching, they'll be in hysterics.
Zachary Cole Smith has overcome a multitude of problems to make this intensely powerful album
The film adaptation of R.L. Stine's classic horror novels is shockingly enjoyable
A defiantly bangerless take-me-seriously-as-an-artist album that reveals new charms every time you spin it
The utterly gripping story of how The Boston Globe exposed child abuse within the Catholic church