Buzz Meter

Buzz Meter
The Men
Gone are their hardcore and noise roots, but the sacrifice has made the Brooklyn band a rip-snorting, rock'n'roll force.

Burial
If the Kindred EP has confirmed anything, it's that Burial can do no wrong.

Adele (pictured)
Six Grammys, two BRITs and one impending backlash. Just because she's inescapable.

'90s CanRock
I Mother Earth, Treble Charger, the Tea Party, Big Wreck, and Headstones are all back. What did we do to deserve this?

Madonna and Nicki Minaj
Sure M.I.A. flipped the bird, but at least her single isn't a career killer. Can't say the same for the other two.