Author: Wilhelm

October 30, 2007

REVIEW : Thrice - The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II (Fire and Water)

Artist: Thrice Album: The Alchemy Index: Vols I & II (Fire and Water) Label: Vagrant Records Release Date: October 16, 2007 Review By: Wilhelm Tracklist: Fire EP 1. Firebreather 2. The Messenger 3. Backdraft 4. The Arsonist 5. Burn the Fleet 6. The Flame Deluge Water EP 1. Digital Sea 2. Open Water 3. Lost Continent 4. Night Diving 5. The Whaler 6. Kings Upon the Main The newest release from Thrice, The Alchemy Index Vols. 1&2: Fire and Water, is a beautiful work of musicianship and artistic flare that most any music enthusiast could appreciate. … Continued →

April 8, 2007

REVIEW : Kings to You "The Antidote"

Band: Kings To You Album: The Antidote Label: None Review By: “Wilhelm” Baker Kings to You. The child of former IVM legend, Dismissed. Ever since I first heard these gentlemen, my ears have been starved for more. While Dismissed’s music fit the times accordingly, Dave and the crew wisely chose to reform their sound and refit it for awesomeness. Kings to You’s music effort, “The Antidote” is an epic album of sheer rock greatness. For any listener, the ties from Dismissed can be heard, especially in Dave’s voice and the great guitar work.… Continued →

January 24, 2007

REVIEW : Newvale "Summer's Gone"

Band: Newvale Title: Summer’s Gone EP Label: None Release Date: N/A Review By: Wilhelm Tracklisting: 01. Summer’s Gone 02. Explosions in the Distance 03. Flowers and Parking Tickets 04. Our Thursday Band Members: Reuben Hernandez: Vocals, Guitar Jon Dreyer: Drums, Percussion Brandon Wong: Bass, Guitar, Back-Up Vocals I had not previously heard of Newvale until Sir Brandon Jones named them the featured artist. I had originally avoided listening to them because I had immediately written them off as a moderately cheeseball, pop punk outfit. Happily, though, I am glad I was incorrect.… Continued →