Doyle Bramhall II & Smokestack “Welcome” (RCA) Someone tell Doyle That he just sounds like a bad Lenny Kravitz guy —Jeremy Smith
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.
Just wondering if it is too late to join the staff for temple news
B-Side Players “Movement” (Surfdog) Long Beach Dub All-stars: The bastard son of Sublime; This is the real son —N.R.
Alpha Cat “Pearl Harbor” 80s college rock Throwing Muses sound-a-like More ho-hum than fun —Neal Ramirez
Jim’s Big Ego “Noplace Like Nowhere” (Bigego) I need some coffee This CD’s making me jones And now I’m real stressed J.S.
Bionic Jive “Armageddon Through Your Speakers” (Interscope) Violent guitar riffs With vocals like Eminem More bad rap-metal —J.V.