“Torture Doctor,” like much of My Shame…, again distracts with rhyming platitudes right when attention is piqued, and then reuses the same ones later on the album. On the bright side, it’s less sonically contrived than past efforts – just some pleasant, breezy pop-punk; [LISTEN].
Riff by Karl Ernest
Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.