Atlas Losing Grip – Currents

Opening her new album, Vulnicura, Björk chimes, "I have emotional needs." With that, she taps into raw, personal truths. She also makes a great argument for listening to Slayer or any band that would dismiss those lyrics as gross self-preoccupation. But Atlas Losing Grip's new album just about tops Björk. Self-diagnoses abound in Currents. This … [Read more...]

Anti-Flag – The People or the Gun

The People or the Gun meets any expectations a music fan has for an Anti-Flag record. It's punchy, sometimes raw but mostly flavorsome punk rock. Anti-Flag sounds practiced, tight, and familiar, as most veteran punk bands should on their 7th studio album. There is little need to write with any depth about most of the songs because not a lot lot … [Read more...]