Now that seemingly every early '90s alt-rock band with a modicum of talent has successfully mounted a cash-in reunion tour, the ever-accelerating pace of pop-culture nostalgia dictates it's time for late-'90s scene kings to make a run at reunited glory. Hence the return of the Promise Ring, not quite a decade removed from their late-2002 dissolution. Notorious for their shape-shifting ways over the course of their seven years together, the Milwaukee quartet helped launch the then-nascent emo rock movement on the strength of early... More >>>