JETHRO SKULL: Self-titled: CD

The first song on this disc is called “Hated.” The singer says he loves to be hated, which is good because I am more than happy to comply. Sludgy riff-metal does nothing for me, even when they’re singing about skateboarding (“Coping Killer”) let alone the usual fare of doom, gloom, booze, guns, and “junkie whores.” Yawn. Oh yeah, there is a GG Allin cover, too. –Ty Stranglehold (Hated, no address listed)