Haha. I enjoyed this thread, more than the album itself actually (I happen to agree with the guy above that said they were better as The Appleseed Cast Jr than Thrice Jr). I wish people would stop trying to see AP.net as some journalistic source like Rolling Stone or Spin. We're all volunteers and we're not handed stuff we have to review. Obviously, we'd rather spend our time we could be spending doing something else writing reviews for stuff we'd like other people to check out than writing a neg just to do it. I'm a pretty obsessive listener and blow through over 1000 albums a year. When I sit down to write, I'd rather showcase something that's awesome that may not be getting talked about than bash something just to display my writing skills, or whatever. And anyone in the same position would do the same thing. And if they didn't, I think they're just missing the point of what we do here.
You're writing reviews again?! That is awesome. I missed your Antlers one until I checked out your recent reviews.