Doyle Bramhall II & Smokestack “Welcome” (RCA) Someone tell Doyle That he just sounds like a bad Lenny Kravitz guy —Jeremy Smith
Bionic Jive “Armageddon Through Your Speakers” (Interscope) Violent guitar riffs With vocals like Eminem More bad rap-metal —J.V.
Just wondering if it is too late to join the staff for temple news
The Apex Theory (Dreamworks) Aggro rawk EP A song called “Hope Diggy” We sure don’t need this —John Vettese
B-Side Players “Movement” (Surfdog) Long Beach Dub All-stars: The bastard son of Sublime; This is the real son —N.R.
Ball in the House “The Way it Has to Be” (BITH) Big jock-y meatheads Show off their vocal prowess N’Sync, they are not -N.R.
Alpha Cat “Pearl Harbor” 80s college rock Throwing Muses sound-a-like More ho-hum than fun —Neal Ramirez
Brady Brock “I Will Live in You Where Your Heart Used to Be” (Feel) Singer/Songwriter, Like anything more than love? How about pizza? —N.R.