Dark Helmet took it to ludicrous speed, and so have The Wrecks. Google that reference if you don’t get it by the way. What I’m saying is the Los Angeles band have been on the fast track from the second they formed some 15-months ago. Let’s prove that point below, and then have the band […]

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Taking a page from the legendary Beastie Boys, it feels like Jimmy Eat World have more hits like they were Rod Carew. “Pain?” It still feels so good. “Sweetness?” It never grows sour. “The Middle?” Well, that classic still tops the alt-rock universe. Having said all this, and leaving out other big singles, the Arizona […]

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We dodged a bullet. Auckland band The Naked and Famous nearly broke up between their second and third albums following the split between band members and co-founders Alisa Xayalith and Thom Powers. Lucky for us, the pair chose to truck on, and as they always do, channel their emotions through infectious, anthemic pop-rock music. The […]

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