There are certain review tropes which drive me up a wall when I read ‘em. The worst, I think, is “for fans of (fill in the blank).” Sometimes, though, it’s unavoidable, such as with this CD from Tear Them Down, a Swedish four-piece chugging out melodic, vaguely political whoah-oh anthems. They’re good at what they do, you know? For fans of finger-pointing, singing along, and sweating in da pit.
–Michael T. Fournier (Tear Them Down, [email protected])