Sunday, December 19, 2010

Anchors - Bad Juju

1. Stay Frosty
2. The Feelgood Hit Of The Summer
3. We Are Oscar Mike
4. Year Of The Bastard
5. Bad Juju
6. One Man Wolf Pack
7. Buscemi
8. Ill Glory
9. Crush Syndrome
10. Untitled

Australian band Anchors newest release in 2010, Bad Juju.
FFO: Fast Melodic Punk


Thursday, December 9, 2010

Listener - Wooden Heart

1. You Have Never Lived Because You Have Never Died
2. I Don't Want To Live Forever
3. Most Roads Lead To Home
4. Wooden Heart
5. Falling In Love With Glaciers
6. Failing Is Not Just For Failures
7. Building Better Bridges
8. Seatbelt Hands
9. These Hands Weren't Meant For Us
10. You Were A House On Fire
11. Save Up Your Hopes Friends

Listener's latest release for 2010.
Poetry/Talk music in tune with all different types of instruments.
For fans of mewithoutYou, explosions in the sky, brand new etc.


Friday, December 3, 2010

Tigers Jaw - Two Worlds

1. Return
2. Coil/Recoil
3. Smile
4. Two Worlds
5. Let Go/Trashed Floor
6. Test Pattern
7. Windmills
8. I Saw the Wolf
9. Buona Pizza
10. Static
11. Thank You, Noah Lowry

Tigers Jaw's newest release.


Listener - Return to Struggleville

1. Death by shotgun
2. A song from a knife salesman to his wife on their wedding day
3. It's time for drastic measures they're not taking you seriously
4. The music that the angels do
5. My five year plan
6. What would you do if I'm not what I'm supposed to be, because I'm not
7. I have nothing but attention when I scream
8. Ozark Empire, or a snake oil salesman comes to your town
9. Your life will never dull or your money back
10. When no one else will be your friend I will do the job
11. Officer you have the wrong man, I am not that man

Dan Smith and Christin Nelson are Listener.
Poetry/Talk music in tune with all different types of instruments
that work really well together.
Brand New, mewithoutYou, Explosions in the Sky vibes throughout their work if that helps.


Thursday, November 25, 2010

Brutal Knights - Blown 2 Completion

1. Take Breaks
2. I Hate Chores
3. Bad Choice
4. P.O.W.M.I.A.
5. I'll S Your D
6. Summertime Coffee
7. Too Many Tattoos
8. Sky Mall
9. Wings
10. Heave Ho
11. Food Shopping
12. Life Problem

Here's the latest (and the last)effort from one of my favorite current bands.
If you haven't heard anything by Brutal Knights before, you may as well start here.
This is the perfect mix of catchy guitar parts and great lines, this will (well, it should) have you nodding your head and laughing in agreement with the lyrics.
On this LP Brutal Knights have written the tattoo song I have always wanted to listen to. Thanks guys.
Download this and I'll S your D.


Sunday, November 14, 2010

Hot Skin - Sampler 2009

1. Shut Down
2. Enable Me
3. Have To
4. Doin’ The Drift
5. Outta’ Luck
6. Don’t Say It’s A Lie
7. Instrumental

punk/rock/garage from AZ, featuring members of Hour of the Wolf.


Monday, November 1, 2010

Pissed Jeans - Sam Kinison Woman 7"

1. Sam Kinison Woman
2. The L Word

Here is the new 7" single from Pennsylvania's Pissed Jeans.
In just under 10 minutes, Pissed Jeans deliver two more great tracks.
If you have been living under a rock and don't know what these guys sound like, mix Flipper with My War-era Black Flag and throw in some Jesus Lizard and you will sort of get an idea of what to expect.
Or you could just download it?
It is only 8mb.


Saturday, October 30, 2010

Sleep - Dopesmoker

1. Dopesmoker
2. Sonic Titan (Live)

Sleep is a stoner metal band from San Jose, California
Dopesmoker is a single, 60-minute-long song that took 10 years to release.


Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Give - Boots of Faith 7"

1. Boots of Faith
2. Going Confetti

"Boots of Faith" is the latest single from DC's Give.
These two songs bring to mind bands like Rites of Spring, Embrace and Swiz.
If you like Revolution Summer era bands, this should be right up your alley.
Released and available on Deranged Records.
I can't wait for more material from this band.


Monday, October 18, 2010

OFF! - 1st EP

1. Black Thoughts
2. Darkness
3. I Don't Belong
4. Upside Down

1st EP is the first release by OFF! (go figure!)
OFF! is fronted by Keith Morris, who is best known for singing on the 1978 Black Flag EP "Nervous Breakdown".
OFF! members were also involved in Burning Bridges, Red Cross and Rocket From The Crypt.
If you like your punk or hardcore short and sweet, much like early Black Flag with Morris on vocals then You won't be surprised or disappointed either by this effort.


Friday, October 15, 2010

Nomos - Notes From The Acheron

1. A Witness
2. Changeling
3. O Fortuna
4. Mendicant
5. Pharmakon
6. The Fall
7. Vertical Slum (Swell Maps)

Here is the latest release from Brooklyn's Nomos.
Notes From The Acheron is a one-sided 12" with an etched b-side which is out on Deranged Records. On this they deliver six songs of their own and one cover to finish off the a-side.
All songs finish under the two-minute mark. Nothing ground breaking on this release to be honest, but all in all it is a solid release of fast hardcore punk and still enjoyable.


Saturday, October 2, 2010

Kwik Way - s/t 12" (1986)

1. Go Die
2. Geezers/Nations Capital
3. Bald
4. Whatever
5. Don't Stop
6. Urban Wildlife
7. Pacifica On Saturday
8. Drink And Drive
9. Plane Trooth
10. Untitled

1982-1987 Kwik Way lasted, they turned out some great songs poking fun
at just about everything in the "scene" at the time.


Set To Destroy - Drink by Day! Swerve by Night!

1. Set to Destroy
2. Toke! Thrash! Beer!
3. The Day that Straight Edge Died
4. Skate to Hell (old Fecal Matter song)
5. Drink Positive (RKL cover)
6. Scrape my pipe
7. You're fake
8. Victorville

Thrash band from Southern Cali.


Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Nomos - Demo 7"

1. The Most Dangerous Game
2. Salvation
3. Pax
4. Operation Cyclone
5. The Cunning of Nature
6. Homo Homini Lupus

Here is the demo 7" from the New York band Nomos.
Short and sweet would be a good way to describe this band.
Only one song on this breaks the 2minute barrier.
Influenced by the likes of Poison Idea, Void, Antidote, Citizen's Arrest, No Comment, and Infest.
This was originally released as a cassette but was then pressed as a 7" by deranged records. They have a 12" coming out very soon on deranged records.


Wednesday, September 1, 2010

The Rival Mob - Bitter Rivals Demo 07

1. Ill Informed
2. Mind Closed For Life
3. I.I.B.
4. Upside Down
5. The Butcher's Bill
6. Bitter Rivals

This record arrived at my post office the other day.
It was a bitter sweet arrival however as I opened it to find the record warped as fuck.
Fuck you Australia Post.
The Rival Mob are a great band that hail from Boston.
Influenced by the old greats of boston and new york, they play fast and heavy riffs and throw in some ripper solos.
This is a great introduction to the band.
Keeping in mind that this is a demo this is pretty fucking ridiculous.


Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Mindsnare - Gasman 7"

1. Total Overload
2. Hangover From Hell
3. Tear Me Down
4. Terrorain (Septic Death)

Second record I have ripped, and I am way happier with the result.
Mindsnare are from Melbourne, Australia.
Sounds like a band with hardcore/metal/thrash influences.
This 7" came out back in 2006 and is my favourite release that I've heard from them.
3 songs of their own, and a sick Septic Death cover.
Can play this 7" over and over and it doesn't get old.
If you like anything fast/heavy you will like this.


Wednesday, August 18, 2010

No Apologies - Self Titled 7"

1. Heaven Knows
2. Outburst
3. F.Y.N.S
4. "The Seen"
5. My Way Out
6. Love Hate

No Apologies are a hardcore band from Sydney, Australia.
The band was made up of ex-members from Last Nerve.
This self titled 7" that came out back in 2005.
Ripped it from my record player to mp3.
This is the first time I've done this, and I'm pleased with the result.


Monday, August 16, 2010

Dead Kennedys - Plastic Surgery Disasters + In God We Trust

1. Advice From Christmas Past
2. Government Flu
3. Terminal Preppie
4. Trust Your Mechanic
5. Well Paid Scientist
6. Buzzbomb
7. Forest Fire
8. Halloween
9. Winnebago Warrior
10. Riot
11. Bleed For
12. I Am The Owl
13. Dead End
14. Moon Over Marin
15. Religious Vomit
16. Moral Majority
17. Hyperactive Child
18. Kepone Factory
19. Dog Bite
20. Nazi Punks Fuck Off
21. We've Got A Bigger Problem Now
22. Rawhide

All their songs from 91-92.
Thought I would put this up because both of these are killer records.
They definitely have their own unique sound.


Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Cody Sullivan - Eye In The Sky

1. Eye In The Sky

Eye In The Sky is a tape by Cody Sullivan of Sabertooth Zombie that was put out by Palm Publications. Eye In The Sky is ten short stories (called drabbles), read by Cody Sullivan set to sounds and music. This is the first tape that I have ever turned into digital format and has had no editing done to it. So enjoy its existence and not its quality because this can not be found anywhere else.


Sunday, August 8, 2010

Les Savy Fav - Inches

1. Meet Me in the Dollar Bin
2. Hold on to Your Genre
3. We'll Make a Lover of You
4. Fading Vibes
5. The Sweat Descends
6. Knowing How the World Works
7. Hello Halo, Goodbye Glands
8. Obsessed With the Excess
9. One Way Window
10. Yawn, Yawn, Yawn
11. No Sleeves
12. Reprobate's Resumé
13. Reformat (live)
14. Reformat (dramatic reading)
15. Bringing Us Down
16. Our Coastal Hymn
17. Blackouts on Thursday
18. Rodeo

Inches is a compilation of 9 different 7"s released over the course of seven years, so it's a career retrospective up to a point.


Friday, August 6, 2010

D.Y.S. - Brotherhood

1. Open Up
2. More Than Fashion
3. Circle Storm
4. City To City
5.(The Girl's Got) Limits
6. Brotherhood
7. Yellow
8. Stand Proud
9. Insurance Risk
10. Escape

D.Y.S. (Department of Youth Services) were a straight edge Boston hardcore band.
The were part of the infamous "Boston Crew" with other bands Negative FX and SSD.
This record came out in '83. The bands later material was more Rock influenced.


Thursday, August 5, 2010

Heckle - We're not laughing with you

1. plastic
2. lemmings
3. punching bag
4. absent minded
5. space cadet
6. backyard wars
7. deadbolt
8. worthless
9. cry baby
10. king of the hill
11. trinkets
12. broken mirror
13. spring squad
14. narcolapsy

Heckle was a melodic hardcore/punk rock band from New Jersey with some distinct bouncy bass lines rounding up some damn good songs.
Backing vocals feature Davey Havok from AFI and Nick 13 from Tiger Army


Wednesday, August 4, 2010

The Lovely Lads - The Best You've Got

1. We're Not On Your Side
2. The Battle Will Come
3. In Your Head
4. Hiding in Darkness
5. Down Below
7. Movin' On
8. The Best You Got
9. Dead Horse
10. Out In The Rain
11. Misery
12. Neighborhood
13. The End

The Lovely Lads were a Part Punk-Rock and part Oi! band from New Bedford/Quincy, Massachusetts.
This album has some real catchy lines and is all-round upbeat and fun.
"We may be the worst you've seen! But sometimes baby we're the best you've got!".
Members of this band went onto form The Rival Mob. This band doesn't sound like The Mob at all, it's just a fun fact.


Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Hot Water Music - A Flight and a Crash

1. A Flight and a Crash
2. Jack of All Trades
3. Paper Thin
4. Instrumental
5. Swinger
6. A Clear Line
7. Choked and Separated
8. Old Rules
9. Sons and Daughters
10. Sunday Suit
11. She Takes it So Well
12. One More Time
13. In the Gray
14. Call it Trashing
15. So Many Days


Chris Wollard & the Ship Thieves - S/T

1. No Exception
2. Reason in My Rhyme
3. Same to You
4. In the Middle of the Sea
5. Up to the Moon
6. All the Things You Know
7. Oh Whatever
8. You Always Leave
9. The High Water
10. Hey B

Known from Hot Water Music. His first solo album, catchy alt-country/rock.


Monday, August 2, 2010

Sabertooth Zombie & Tiger Uppercut! - Split EP

Sabertooth Zombie:
1. Blood & Cum

Tiger Uppercut!:
2. Trying 'Til Dying
3. Rock Star Dick Waffle
4. United Sluts of Apathy
5. Turtles
6. We, We (Unlike Pee Pee)
7. Can't Pull Off The Piledriver Since The Demo
8. What's Hardcore Mean To You?
9. Help!
10. Bonus Track

If you haven't noticed already, I think Sabertooth Zombie are one of the finest bands of the current time. On this split they deliver 1 song that clocks in just under 7 minutes.
While Tiger Uppercut! hammer out 9 themselves.
Tiger Uppercut! were a punk band from California as well.
They put out a demo, a seven inch and the split with S.T.Z.
Most of the songs on this split by them are under the 1 minute mark. Fun and Fast! I will have to post their demo sooner or later. It's a fun listen and has some cool samples in it.


Saturday, July 31, 2010

Altercation - Demo '87

1. Unite Us
2. Brain Dead
3. Friends Like These
4. Vigilante Song
5. Altercation
6. Only The Strong Survive
7. America

Classic new york hardcore 1987 Demo from Altercation.
Altercation was a side project band for members of Warzone.
If you like this you should check out the Vigilante Demo I posted here.


Negative FX - Negative FX

1. Feel Like A Man
2. Together
3. Protestor
4. Mind Control
5. I Know Better
6. Citizen's Arrest
7. Negative FX
8. The Few, The Proud
9. Punch In The Face
10. Primary Attack
11. Hazardous Waste
12. Turn Your Back
13. Nightstick Justice
15. Modern Problems
16. Nuclear Fear
17. VFW
18. Repeat
19. Might Makes Right

Negative FX was a hardcore band from Boston, MA, formed in the early 80’s.
They were part of the "Boston Crew" with members of other bands SS Decontrol and DYS, which was a violent group of kids who held a strict straight edge mentality.
Negative FX only played five shows in their entire existence.
The singer Jack Kelly aka "Choke" went on to later form the band Last Rights, then Slapshot.


Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Balance & Composure - I Just Want To Be Pure EP

1. I just want to be pure
2. Weak man, Weak boy
3. Alone for now
4. Waiting, thinking, giving up
5. Pull of the ground
6. Chapter 20

A indie/emo band from Doylestown, PA. The band formed in the winter of 2007.


Tigers Jaw - Spirit Desire

1. Spirit Desire
2. We Are Great, There Is Only One (Tigers Jaw)
3. Crystal Vision
4. Meet At The Corner

Tigers Jaw is an indie rock band from Scranton, PA.
Some fresh air.


Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Sabertooth Zombie - Dance

1. Dance
2. Crooked Divinity
3. Mr. Suit (Wire Cover)
4. The Bride (Lady Death III)
5. Of Fear And Peace
6. The Traveling Carnival
7. Rock And Roll Friends

"Dance" side from the Sabertooth Zombie "Dance/The Prisoner" 10".
On "Dance" S.T.Z. deliver 6 tracks of their own and they cover "Mr. Suit" by Wire and it sounds great. Also Sammy Winston (Vocals of Grace Alley, Ramparts, All Bets Off) features on the song "Rock And Roll Friends".


Monday, July 26, 2010

Sabertooth Zombie - The Prisoner

1. The Prisoner
2. Hyber Nation
3. Panacea
4. Glad Handed
5. House Of The Rising Sun (Animals Cover)

"The Prisoner" side from the Sabertooth Zombie "Dance/The Prisoner" 10".
The tracks from that 10" were also put out as a CD with a different track listing called "Mere Bears: The Riot Cops Bathed On Zion", which is an anagram.
So this is in the correct track listing (going by the 10").
On "The Prisoner" S.T.Z. deliver 4 tracks of their own and a pretty nice cover of "House Of The Rising Sun".


Ramparts - Whiteboys Love The Blues

1. Bed of Roses
2. The Knives Are Out And Ours Are The Sharpest
3. The Law Of Savages
4. No Jazz Before The Rumble

Features members of Sabertooth Zombie, Grace Alley and Ceremony.
Playing psychedelic rock from 70's mixed with punk.
Bed of Roses features guest vocals from Ross Farrar of Ceremony.
This is the only release by the band aside from a demo.


Sunday, July 25, 2010

Sabertooth Zombie - Dent Face.

1. Campaign
2. Deep
3. Dent Face
4. Untitled
5. Meal Ticket
6. This Young Earth
7. That Fleeting Feeling

Sabertooth Zombie's Dent Face 7" is my favourite release of theirs to date (It just edges it).
Why? Because I love the sound of the saxophone mixed with their style of punk.
Meal Ticket is amazing, I could listen to it forever.
This is why I wish I lived in California.


Friday, July 23, 2010

Outburst - '87 Demo

1. Intro
2. Learn To Care
3. Think For Yourself
4. Mission Impossible
5. Mad At The World
6. True
7. Outro
8. The Hard Way
9. Thin Ice
10. Controlled (Live)

So this is the classic New York Hardcore 1987 demo by Outburst + 3 tracks from the New Breed comp tape (tracks 8-10).


Grace Alley - Tiger Sessions Demo

1. An Avalanche Of Bricks
2. Flatblack
3. Ghost Towns
4. No Grace For The Faithful
5. Seven Seas
6. Sugarcandy Mountain

Grace Alley from San Francisco, California's Tiger Sessions Demo.
One part punk and one part rock mixed with some good lyrics makes for some real catchy shit.
Why aren't there any bands like this where I live?
I am jealous of you Californians.


Bored Youth - Touch & Go 7"

1. Warning
2. Sympathy
3. Bored Youth
4. Misfit
5. To Label Is To Limit
6. They Don't Have The Right
7. Youth Culture
8. No Chance
9. Shock Value
10. Fight
11. Outcast

Bored Youth came from the Suburbs of Detroit.
In '81 this was released as a demo cassette.
I recently got my hands on the repressed version by Lost & Found which is from 1990.
"The members of this band apparently went on to become lawyers or commit suicide".


Bad Religion - 80-85

How Could Hell Be Any Worse? (1982)
1. We're Only Gonna Die
2. Latch Key Kids
3. Part III
4. Faith In God
5. Fuck Armageddon... This Is Hell
6. Pity
7. In The Night
8. Damned To Be Free
9. White Trash (2nd Generation)
10. American Dream
11. Eat Your Dog
12. Voice Of God Is Government
13. Oligarchy
14. Doing Time

1st Ep (1981)
15. Bad Religion
16. Politics
17. Sensory Overload
18. Slaves
19. Drastic Actions
20. World War III

Back to the Known (1984)
21. Yesterday
22. Frogger
23. Bad Religion
24. Along The Way
25. New Leaf

Public Service Comp
26. Bad Religion
27. Slaves
28. Drastic Actions


Pennywise - Full Circle

1. Fight Till You Die
2. Date With Destiny
3. Get A Life
4. Society
5. Final Day
6. Broken
7. Running Out Of Time
8. You'll Never Make It
9. Every Time
10. Nowhere Fast
11. What If I
12. Go Away
13. Did You Really
14. Bro Hymn Tribute

A Remastered Classic.


Crazy Spirit - Crazy Spirit Demo

1. Snakes
2. Black Shadow
3. In The Thick
4. Devil's Daughter
5. When Faces Change
6. Cool Death
7. Fledgeflight
8. Slimey Leech
9. Blood Runs Fire
10. I'm Dead

You know that saying "Don't judge a book by its cover"? Well this is an exception to the rule.
Because this sounds exactly like the cover looks - fucking creepy.
Garage sounding fuzzed out punk from New York.
On another blogspot, someone said this sounds like it was recorded in a trash can.
Well that trash can must have been made out of fucking gold!


Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Jughead's Revenge - Unstuck in Time

1. Jughead's Revenge
2. Unstuck in Time
3. Failure at Life
4. State of the World
5. Fuck Shit Up
6. Formula 502
7. Pack Your Bags
8. Memories Of You
9. My Problems
10. Face of Destruction
11. Not My House
12. Sentenced to Die

Jughead's Revenge's first studio album, released in 1990.
LA Punk.


Bad Religion - Into the Unknown

1. It's Only Over When…
2. Chasing the Wild Goose
3. Billy Gnosis
4. Time and Disregard
5. The Dichotomy
6. Million Days
7. Losing Generation
8. …You Give Up

Everyone (should) knows Bad Religion...
With this CD they completely changed their sound from fast punk to rock with keyboards which confused alot of their fans!
From 1983.


Sunday, July 18, 2010

Bad Blood - Harsh Reality

1. No More Denial
2. Ingrained
3. Harsh Reality
4. Bring It Back
5. Waste Of Space
6. Breakdown

Hardcore band from Sydney, Australia.
After Last Nerve broke up, two bands were started by former members.
One was No Apologies, who's album "Survival" I have already posted, and the other is Bad Blood. Harsh Reality was their first release. 6 songs, influenced by New York hardcore. Enjoy.


Saturday, July 17, 2010

Urban Blight - More Reality

1. Toxic City
2. More Reality
3. Cut Back
4. No Direction
5. Fake Attitudes
6. Blight Makes Right
7. Get A Clue
8. Enough
9. Leech
10. What Can Be Done

10 songs in 9 minutes.
From Toronto Canada, Urban Blight play in a style that sounds like Boston and New York Hardcore. Two of their influences are Agnostic Front and SSD.


Friday, July 16, 2010

AFI/Heckle 7" Split

1. Aspirin Free (AFI)
2. Advances in Modern Technology (AFI)
3. Lemmings (Heckle)
4. Something Real (Heckle)

Heckle never received the type of hype that AFI have gotten
but damn they did a good job on this.
From 1995.


End of a Year Self Defense Family - Live On The Waiting Room

1. Robert E. Howard & Fred Dekker
2. Eric Hall
3. Jeni Leigh

Bunch of guys playing post-punk tunes.
Recorded live at Sam Pura studios.
Three songs off of their latest album and one off of their self titled 7".


Thursday, July 15, 2010

Brutal Knights - Total Rebellion

1. Electronics
2. Fight You In My Mind
3. Gonna Stay In
4. Shit Happens You Deal
5. Total Rebellion
6. Why The Beard?
7. We're Not Young
8. Any Of Me

Punk from Toronto, Canada.
Total Rebellion is just that.
And fighting people in your mind!
This shit is beyond cool.


Toe To Toe - Consolidated

1. Push Comes To Shove
2. The Rat
3. Slave
4. For Life
5. Wrongside
6. Indecision
7. Sinking Feeling
8. Union Joe
9. Steady Diet Of Hate
10. Test Of Time
11. Payback
12. Hold Your Ground
13. Spirit
14. The Return
15. Slave
16. The Bars
17. Joke's On You
18. Just To Get Away

1999 - Hardcore from Sydney, Australia.


Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros - Streetcore

1. Coma Girl
2. Get Down Moses
3. The Long Shadow
4. Arms Aloft in Aberdeen
5. Ramshackle Day Parade
6. Redemption Song
7. All in a Day
8. Burnin Streets
9. Midnight Jam
10. Silver & Gold

Joe Strummers last recordings before he passed.