RAMPANT BAND: Breakthrough/Breakdown: CD

Pretty standard alternative radio rock. It’s not that bad, but most of the songs are so long (there’s only one under three minutes, one over eight) that I had trouble paying attention after a little bit. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not that I demand everything be all short, but if you’re going to go this route, take the Superchunk route and have really strong, catchy riffs that you play the hell out of.

 –joe (Self-released, myspace.com/431038819)