Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Slaughter & The Dogs - Cranked Up Really High

Now this is grade A street punk, here. The great Slaughter & The Dogs started way back in the mid 70's. This collection, released in 1995, is a fine sampling of hits.

We Will Kick You In The Gut

Sunday, August 2, 2015

The Adicts - Songs Of Praise

The problem with genres, and sub-genres, is that lines start getting blurred. Take the Adicts for example. Are they Oi!, or just good old fashioned UK punk? Whatever the answer, here's their great full length debut from 1981.

Distortion

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Blitz - Voice Of A Generation - The No Future Years

And this month we have... Oi!gust!! I've been waiting months to say that. So, when I think Oi! the first band that comes to my mind is Blitz. Powerful punk straight from the streets of England. This 2 Disc collection covers their earliest years, which saw some all time classic releases. And then 1983 happened. Blitz inexplicably turned to a New Wave sound. Still a must-have release.

Disc 1

Disc 2

Friday, July 31, 2015

Deep Wound - Self-Titled 7"

These guys, they got it right! This is an AMAZING hardcore 7". Unfortunately they would split up so J Mascis and Lou Barlow could find fame and fortune with Dinosaur Jr. But this, this is NOT Dinosaur Jr!

Not Another Cheap Escape

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Crucifix - Nineteen Eighty Four 7"

Sadly, there is precious little Crucifix recordings. Damn they brought the heat! And this 7" is evidence of that.

I've Had Enough, I've Said Enough

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Capitol Punishment - Self-Titled 7" (1992)

I just love this band. Especially their earliest stuff. This 7" is a collection of 1982 recordings released in 1992. So damn good.

Just Stand Up And Fight

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Neon Christ - Self-Titled 7"

Classic early 80's Atlanta hardcore. After hearing, and loving their track on the P.E.A.C.E. compilation I couldn't wait to hear this 7". And I want to like it a lot more than I do. Don't get me wrong, it's not bad by any means. Just not great. Not sure what the problem is.

I'm A Bad Influence On All My Friends