Michael Bowser

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Album Review: The Dillinger Escape Plan – Option Paralysis

March 18, 2010
Album Review: The Dillinger Escape Plan – Option Paralysis

Title: Option Paralysis Artist: The Dillinger Escape Plan Label: Party Smasher Inc Release Date: 23 March 2010 In One Word: Solid The Dillinger Escape Plan have always had a penchant for two-worded, oddly-titled albums: Calculating Infinity, Miss Machine, Ire Works, and now, Option Paralysis.  Of course, they also have a penchant...
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Album Review: Serj Tankian – Elect The Dead Symphony

March 11, 2010
Album Review: Serj Tankian – Elect The Dead Symphony

Title: Elect The Dead Symphony Artist: Serj Tankian Label: Warner Release Date: 9 March 2010 In One Word: Refreshing As a bona fide System Of A Down fan, it’s perhaps high time I checked out frontman Serj’s solo output… this release is the Symphony version of 2007’s Elect The Dead, and...
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Album Review: The Random Humans EP

February 16, 2010
Album Review: The Random Humans EP

Title: The Random Humans Artist: The Random Humans Label: Random Human Records/Reversed Records Released: 23 February 2010 In one word: Promising It’s always a tad difficult to make a fair assessment of an artist on the basis of a debut EP, and even harder when said EP comprises only three tracks! ...
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Album Review: Gil Scott-Heron – I’m New Here

February 8, 2010
Album Review: Gil Scott-Heron – I’m New Here

Title: I’m New Here Artist: Gil Scott-Heron Label: XL Released: 9 February 2010 In one word: Intriguing If you were to ask those closest to yours truly to describe me in one word, in the way in which we infamously like to sum things up here at Music Vice, chances are...
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The Horrors at The Corner Hotel, Melbourne, Australia, 27 January 2010 – Live Review

January 31, 2010

Gig/Concert: The Horrors Venue: The Corner Hotel, Melbourne, VIC, Australia Date: 27 January 2010 Headliners: The Horrors In one word: Satisfying Well, the night certainly got off on a bad footing on account of the headlining band having already started by the time your intrepid reviewer arrived, a very young 10:05pm...
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Album Review: Hatebreed – Hatebreed

October 2, 2009
Album Review: Hatebreed – Hatebreed

Title: Hatebreed Artist: Hatebreed Label: E1 (North America) Roadrunner (Australia) Released: 29 September 2009 In one word: Joyous I come to this album a Hatebreed virgin, and I must say, rarely has there been a more aptly named band.  “Happybreed” this ain’t!  Like a particularly pissed-off hybrid of Fear Factory, Machine...
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