Music Reviews

Alkaline Trio

Maybe I’ll Catch Fire

Asian Man

These guys are so hot nowadays, especially on Maybe I’ll Catch Fire (crappy pun very much intended). Well, I’m sorry to tell everyone that the Trio are now a metal band, and the title of this new album is in reference to the many sacrilegious lyrics contained herein. Some of these Satanistic lines can be found on the tortuous “Sleepyhead” and the brutal “Tuck Me In.” I don’t know how they can get away with lyrics like “I wanna grab you by the arms and kiss you so hard.” Can’t there be some decency in music these days? No, for real now, this heavily-influenced-by-sexual-relationships punk band does say “all the fallen angels in hell will tuck me away from you.” What happened? A big break-up in your life? Awww.

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