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ANTI-FLAG – 17 Song Demo

September 11, 2021

Anti-Flag 1992 / New Red Archives 2021 Pittsburgh’s purveyors of political punk put out a proposition that pugnacious punters can’t pass by. They might have been a bunch of ennui-entranced suburban bums but their acerbic vitriol, bolstered by acidic riffs, … Continue reading

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MOURNING NOISE – Mourning Noise

July 18, 2021

Cleopatra 2021 New Jersey’s horror seekers corral their entire oeuvre for comprehensive, if eternally lo-fi, anthology. Hardcore also-rans, MOURNING NOISE were THE MISFITS disciples most famous for featuring the future SAMHAIN and DANZIG drummer Steve Zing in their ranks rather … Continue reading

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ADOLESCENTS – Russian Spider Dump

February 11, 2021

Cleopatra 2020 Marking their four decades on the scene, SoCal punk veterans pay homage to fellow noisemakers. It must have been difficult for these hardcore veterans to record their 40th anniversary album without bassist Steve Soto, who passed away in … Continue reading

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DEAD BHUTTOS – Democracy Is The Best Revenge

February 2, 2017

Dead Bhuttos 2017 Aggro ‘n’ roll with it: hardcore punks from Pakistan let it all hang out. With their name an obvious allusion to Jello Biafra’s band, there’s less surprise in this trio political currency than in their place of … Continue reading

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LONDON MAY – Devilution: The Early Years 1981-1993

August 30, 2016

Cleopatra 2016 Hardcore skin-kicker’s back pages revisited and dusted off. Sneezes and surprises are guaranteed. You can’t help but admire Mr. May’s prowess on a kit and respect his humanitarian activities, yet investigating London’s roots may involve some risk. A veteran … Continue reading

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