The Verve – This is the Music: The Singles 92-98

Artist: The Verve Title: This is the Music: The Singles 92-98 Label: Virgin Rating: 6/10 CORPORATE LINE: This Is Music The album featuring two unreleased tracks and DVD features all the band’s music videos will also be released on the same date. This Is Music is a collection of all The Verve’s singles including two …

The Verve Pipe – The Verve Pipe

Artist: The Verve Pipe Title: The Verve Pipe Label: RCA Rating: 8/10 The Verve Pipe isn’t going to lay down and play dead. I’m sure many of us were hoping to never hear “The Freshman” again, but you won’t hear anything like that on their latest self-titled album. What you will hear is a magnificent …

Coal Chamber – Chamber Music

Artist: Coal Chamber Title: Chamber Music Label: Roadrunner Rating: 8/10 With Y2K approaching at a rapid pace, many bands are trying to release that revolutionizing album that nobody will forget. Coal Chamber’s Chamber Music, their second opus on Roadrunner Records, is a new twist on their patented spookycore sound. It’s evil in an odd way, …

C-Note – A Different Kind of Love

Artist: C-Note Title: A Different Kind of Love Label: Epic Rating: 4/10 C Note is claiming to bring a Different Kind Of Love. All of the sexual innuendo that they are spreading certainly separates them from the Backstreet Boys and NSYNC, even if it is just a little bit. Still, it’s still better than nothing. …

Brougham – Le Cock Sportif

Artist: Brougham Title: Le Cock Sportif Label: Warner Bros. Rating: 6.5/10 Straight out of Silicon Valley, otherwise known as Palo Alto, California, are music trespassers Brougham. They mix hip-hop with rock just enough to earn some Kid Rock comparisons. Right from go, Brougham gets burnt on “Don’t Speak English”, but then mellows on “7th Grade”. …

Ian Brown – Golden Greats

Artist: Ian Brown Title: Golden Greats Label: Interscope Rating: 4/10 Ian Brown has been his own worst enemy and best friend throughout his career. He was part of one of the biggest bands in Britain’s music history, The Stone Roses, and he helped bring them crumbling down right before his very eyes. After their breakup, …

Boy Sets Fire – After The Eulogy

Artist: Boy Sets Fire Title: After The Eulogy Label: Victory Rating: 7.5/10 The underground scene is a great place to be these days, and Boysetsfire has found its place among the elite. With the release of After The Eulogy on Victory Records, Boysetsfire has placed itself in the middle of everything that is truly hardcore, …