My friend Eric did this side project with another kid that goes to college with us (the lead vocalist) and another friend from highschool (drummer). They finally finished their first album, and they're just trying to see how this is going to fly.
I'm trying to help them out doing a little publicity and getting critiques. They set up a myspace and purevolume to showcase some of their stuff. I'd really appreciate it if some of you guys could check them out, and post what you think, and/or friend them. Give them a little more exposure.
Secondly, I'd say their music sounds similar to popular groups like Yellowcard, Cartel, and maybe Sugarcult. And I know for a fact Matt, the lead vocalist, listens to Yellowcard alot to draw some ideas. So don't just waste your time, mine, or theirs pointlessly bashing them, especially if you simply don't like that kind of music in general.
(definitely check out the purevolume page, because my favorite song they posted so far is "Aside" and for some reason Eric didn't put it on the Myspace yet)