Not as promising as 1999's Lipstick Gamemight have indicated, but an aggressive, hard-rock effort nonetheless.
Curses is full of songs ready to fill in the spaces of WB teen soap dramas or extreme sports reality shows.
It's the songs they've neglected: They plod forward with generic piston-like rhythms, focusing solely on the one-dimensional vocals and limp songwriting.
If you don't mind a little old-fashioned leering misogyny and plenty of lobotomized choruses, the power chords and snarling vocals will shake you all night long. [Sep 2006, p.81]