Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Cuddly Toys (ex-Raped) - Guillotine Theatre

First time on CD for this album by the Punk/Glam Rock act. The album was recorded in 1979 and initially only released in Japan until 1981, when a UK version was finally issued. The CD features bonus material while the DVD features live and studio sessions plus an interview with the band. Cuddly Toys have recently reformed and will be touring in support of this release. Jungle.
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Formed in early 1977. Originally going to be called The Solicitors they finally settled on the suitably shocking Raped. Featuring a guitarist with an unspellable first name who auditioned for the Pistols, a totally straight bass player who last played for Steppenwolf, A bizzare Japanese cross dressing drummer and the focal point of the band a spiky blonde haired, Iggy loving Brian Connelly cum Billy Idol look alike. Its curious that a movement that threw up swastikas as a fashion statement, gave us songs like 'Belsen Was A Gas' and bands like the 'Moors Murderers' could get so upset over a band that called itself 'Raped'. These boys did everything they could to ensure that they got nowhere while gaining massive publicity. From their name to the names of their songs and their image these boys pissed people off. In Mid 77 when everyone was trying to look like street punk these were dressing like their glam heroes in makeup. Particularly guilty was the Japanese drummer Paddy Fields who favoured pink and purple and blonde hair ,high heels, tights and hot pants which he could probably get away with hiding behind a drum kit !!! Frequent scams gave them publicity if nothing else. Deliberately playing on their sexuality ( kissing on stage and claiming bisexuality- Sean and Faebhean) they claimed in the Ripped & Torn interview that Faebhean was gay or that he was descended from Aleister Crowley or playing a gig in front of kids..
Unable to secure a recording contract they became part of the core of bands at that time that included Siouxsie, The Ants and The Slits who were deemed unsignable and commercial suicide. At the same time they attracted the same sort of fanatical following and had good press in the fanzines like Ripped & Torn, In The City and Trick. With this being the case their manager formed a record company and released two singles which kind of proved the above as they struggled to against the weight of negative publicity. Their first record said it all 'Not available in WH Smiths Boots or Woolies' yet was a good seller. When the resulting publicity failed to bring reward the name ' Raped' was a millstone around their necks.
As a result of this they changed their name to Cuddly Toys as well as their image and style of music. With Purcel's looks and glammy band image it was no suprise that they were quite big in Japan who seem to go for androgeny in a big way and I think they had success there along the way releasing two albums with a few more band twists and turns. In a way they missed the New Romantic /glammy years of the early eighties which they were probably more suited.
In an email to Punk 77 Faebhean writes "Cuddly Toys dissolved in 1980-81 - mainly due to the Japanese company running off with the money we had put to one side to 'buy' us into the British and Japanese charts!!! We were going to be managed by Marc Bolan but he died in the famous car crash. Paddy went back to Japan and changed sex (!) Sean died of a brain tumour 3 years ago, Tony became a market gardener! and I ...well, I'll tell you some day! Lots of love.......Faebhean Kwest
~ http://www.punk77.co.uk/groups/raped.htm

Tracks
.. introvenus
.. brain saviour
.. join the girls
.. wolf
.. madman
.. fall and decline of the universe
.. astral joe
.. my commando
.. full circle
.. alien
.. guillotine theatre
.. timewrap
.. slow down (bonus track)
.. you keep me hanging on (bonus track)
.. front page new (bonus track)
.. sound of the sirens (bonus track unreleased)
.. holocaust (bonus track unreleased)
.. bring on the ravers (bonus track unreleased)

Details
.. Year: 1981
.. Country: England
.. Bitrate: VBR
.. Home-Page: http://www.myspace.com/cuddlytoys
.. Label: Fresh Records
.. BUY: Amazon

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Anti-Nowhere League - Live And Loud

Their first gig was at the Tunbridge Wells annual carnival, at which they got arrested. This led to their first press coverage with the local newspaper describing their gig as a 'cacophony of noise'. In 1981, Gooky (who left the same year), Hopper and Clive "Winston" Blake came in on lead guitar, drums and bass respectively, although Hopper was quickly replaced with PJ ('Persian John') (real name Djahanshah Aghssa). They managed to get a slot in The Exploited's Apocalypse tour, along with Chron Gen and Anti Pasti. This led to them signing to John Curd's record label WXYZ, with Curd and Chris Gabrin co-managing the band. Later that year, they also opened for The Damned on a short tour round the north of England and Scotland. November 1981 saw the release of their first single, a cover version of Ralph McTell's "Streets of London". This single later became the group's anthem, "So What" on the B-side. In 1982, they took part in the 'So What Tour' in the company of such groups as Chelsea, Chron Gen and the Defects, and the release of their debut album We Are...The League. However, the Obscene Publications Squad seized all copies of their records, which were removed from retailers and they were banned from TV and radio. In addition, they were removed from the Top Of The Pops studio because Animal was carrying a 3ft axe around with him. The year finished with the 'Hardcore Storms America' tour with the UK Subs.
Gilly (real name Mark Gilham) joined the band in 1983 as an extra guitarist, which according to the bands website,, was because Magoo was drinking heavily and was often unable to carry out his commitments as guitarist. The band went to Yugoslavia to record a live album, called Live In Yugoslavia, but this was dogged by problems with the authorities insisting that references that Animal had made about their recently deceased president Tito be removed from the master tapes, and any language which they deemed to be offensive be bleeped.

Tracks
.. for you
.. queen & country
.. johannesburg
.. wreck a nowhere
.. streets of london
.. crime
.. we will sruvive
.. branded
.. woman
.. can't stand rock 'n' roll
.. we are the league
.. something else
.. let the country feed you
.. let's break the law
.. i hate people
.. snowman
.. on the waterfront
.. going down
.. so what (bonus track)
.. fuck around the clock (bonus track)

Details
.. Year: 1990
.. Country: U.K.
.. Bitrate: VBR
.. Home-Page: www.antinowhereleague.com/
.. Label: Link Records
.. BUY: http://www.antinowhereleague.com/merchandise_cds.html

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Sunday, October 26, 2008

The Partisans - Idiot Nation

The band formed in early 1978, with an original line-up of Phil Stanton (vocals), Rob "Spike" Harrington (guitar and vocals), Andy Lealand (guitar), Mark "Shark" Harris (drums), and Mark "Savage" Parsons (bass guitar). Parsons and Stanton left in 1979, with Spike moving to lead vocals, and Lealand's girlfriend Louise Wright joining on bass. Influenced by the likes of the Sex Pistols, The Clash, and The Ramones, the band started off covering punk rock hits and soon started to compose their own material. They were the second band signed to Chris Berry's No Future Records label, and their debut release, the double A-sided Police story/Killing machine was released September 28, 1981. It reached #5 on the UK Indie Chart, on the back of a tour with label-mates Blitz, and with strong support from Sounds writer Garry Bushell. Following the success of this single, The Partisans were included on the third volume of Bushell's Oi! compilation series Carry On Oi!, which reached #60 on the UK Album Chart, and won the band gig slots with Blitz, Peter and the Test Tube Babies and The Ejected, as well as a 'No Future' night at London's Zig Zag Club with Red Alert, The Lombardos, and Peter and the Test Tube Babies.
The band released its second single, 17 Years of Hell, on May 27, 1982, peaking at #2 on the Indie Charts. This was followed by their self-titled debut LP, released in February 1983. It hit #5 in the Indie Chart and #1 in the Punk Chart, amid considerable critical acclaim from the national press and the underground fanzine culture. After the departure of Louise Wright, the remaining members relocated to Bayswater in West London, with new bassist Dave Parsons to relaunch the band. Their next release was the three-track "Blind Ambition" EP on Cloak & Dagger Records, which peaked at #23 on the Indie Chart, and got played on Prime Time Radio 1. The LP, Time Was Right, followed in 1984, described as "The Professionals meets The Clash," and reaching #20 in the Indie Chart. The album featured live recordings from a gig at the Brixton Ace, at which The Partisans supported Anthrax, Lost Cherrees, Conflict and others. The band split up in 1984. Dave Parsons later found chart success with Transvision Vamp and is now in Bush. Shark took a filmmaking course, and Rob moved to Scandinavia. The latter two recorded one more session in late 1989 for Link Records under the name Agent Orange. In the late 1990s Lealand and Harrington reformed the band along with two of Lealand's Swedish friends, Magnus Neundorff and Mikael "Gustav" Gustavsson. The band signed to American label TKO who issued the "So Neat" single in 2001, followed by a new full-length CD in 2004 (Idiot Nation). Currently the band are writing and recording new material.

Tracks
.. Reality TV
.. Hypervalue
.. All Turned Out
.. No One Asked Us
.. 5 am
.. That Girl
.. What I Want
.. This Town
.. No Satisfaction
.. Celebrity
.. Keep On

Details
.. Year: 2004
.. Label: Dr. Strange
.. Country: Bridgend, Wales, U.K.
.. Bitrate: 320 kbps
.. BUY ME: www.drstrange.com
.. Home-Page: http://thepartisans.org/

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The Oppressed & Cock Sparrer - Out on The Streets Again (7''-EP)

Two legends of street punk rock 'n' roll join forces in this beautiful short split....

Tracks
.. Sunday Stripper (Cock Sparrer)
.. Skinhead Girl (The Oppressed)

Details
.. Year: 1999
.. Label: Chelsea Girl Music
.. Country: England
.. Bitrate: 320 kbps
.. Home-Page: http://www.theoppressed.co.uk/
.. Home-Page: www.sparrer.fsworld.co.uk/

** THIS ITEM IS OUT OF PRINT

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Stomper 98 & Devilskins - Split 7'' inches

Tracks
.. Kumpelkokolores (Stomper 98)
.. Strassenrandale (Stomper 98)
.. Devilskins (Devilskins)
.. Rock 'n' Roll Sotto Le Bombe (Devilskins)
** THIS ITEM IS OUT OF PRINT

Details
.. Year: 2001
.. Label: ??
.. Country: Germany/Italian/Switzerland
.. Bitrate: 320 kbps
.. Home-Page: www.stomper98.de/

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Dropkick Murphys & Bruisers - Split 7-inch (97-Pogostick)

The Bruisers were pioneers of the American streetpunk/oi! movement, formed in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1988. The original lineup included: Al Barr (vocals, now the lead singer of the Boston Celtic punk band Dropkick Murphys), Scotty Davies (bass), Jeff Morris (guitar) and Rodger Shosa (drums). Morris is now a guitarist and lead vocalist for Death & Taxes, and a guitarist for Mark Lind & the Unloved. The first band members were skinheads (although not white power skinheads). After a few short years and lineup changes, the band and their style changed slightly. The Bruisers released a 7" split with the Dropkick Murphys in 1997 (while Mike McColgan was still that band's singer). By mid 1998, Al Barr was the only remaining original member of The Bruisers. The Bruisers reunited on September 14, 2005 to perform a concert at The Roxy in Boston. The bill included local acts The Ducky Boys and Tommy & The Terrors, as well as The Casualties from New York City.
The year was 1982. The place was New York City. Who’d guess that almost twenty years later a band first called Zoo Crew would emerge as the seldom contested, always respected Godfathers of Hardcore – Agnostic Front? AF has outlived their peers and is going strong after more than 20 years of punk rock and hardcore.

Tracks
1. Billy's Bones (Dropkick Murphys) ** The Pogues song
2. Denial (Dropkick Murphys)
3. Main Liner (Bruisers)
4. Lunatic (Bruisers)
** THIS ITEM IS OUT OF PRINT

Details
.. Year: 1997
.. Label: Pogostick Records
.. Country: U.S.A.
.. Bitrate: 320 kbps
.. Home-Page: www.dropkickmurphys.com/
.. Home-Page: www.thebruisers.net/

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Discount - Singles Vol.1 & Vol. 2

Discount was a punk rock band that formed in Vero Beach, Florida, in 1995 and disbanded in 2000. Before disbanding, the group's members relocated to Gainesville, Florida, where they performed their last show in August 2000. They released three full length albums, several EPs, and two b-side collections. Members have gone on to form The Kills, The Kitchen, Black Cougar Shock Unit, Unitas, the Routineers, The Draft, and Monikers.
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Tracks
Vol. 1
.. never ending always
.. rooftop empathy
.. on the tracks
.. uptown subway
.. miller street
.. black eye
.. all too often
.. bloody mediocrity
.. streets
.. trouble in the sky
.. me the spy
.. runaway
.. my mileau
.. i don't i do
.. i can't tell you
.. disappointed

Vol.2
.. slant invention
.. portrait of a cigarette
.. it's been years
.. most beautiful criminal
.. history is history
.. this rooms regular
.. kill fix [demo version]
.. antiseptic
.. fixing rubble, building us
.. harder to tell
.. faithful elevator
.. successfully delirious
.. crash [demo version]
.. hit [demo version]
.. aerial [demo version]

Details
.. Year: 2002
.. Label: New American Dream
.. Country: U.S.A.
.. Bitrate: VBR
.. BUY ME:
http://www.discounttheband.com/
.. Home-Page: http://www.discounttheband.com/

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Fatskins & The Oppressed - Self Titled (7''-Split Single)

The Oppressed is a Welsh anti-fascist Oi! band that was formed in 1981 in Cardiff. Most of the musicians in the band's various lineups were skinheads. Throughout the band's career, the members (especially vocalist Roddy Moreno) openly expressed opposition to racism and fascism; in their lyrics, interviews, on-stage comments and other actions. In 1989, Moreno visited New York City and met many members of Skinheads Against Racial Prejudice (SHARP) members. On his return to the United Kingdom, he started promoting SHARP ideals to British skinheads. The band has also had ties to other anti-racist groups, such as Anti-Fascist Action. The band's lead singer, Roddy Moreno, is a Cardiff City F.C. supporter.

Tracks
.. Born at the Bottom (Fatskins)
.. Fencewalker (Fatskins)
.. The AFA Song (The Oppressed)
.. Do Anything You Wanna Do (The Oppressed)

Details
.. Year: 1998
.. Label: Proof Records
.. Country: England/U.S.A.
.. Bitrate: 320 kbps
.. Home-Page: www.theoppressed.co.uk/

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Dropkick Murphys & Anti-Heros (Split 7''-97-TKO)

Great split of two of the best street/oi! american punk bands... get i!!!

Tracks
1. The Road of the Righteous (Dropkick Murphys)
2. The Guns of Brixton (Dropkick Murphys) ** The Clash song
3. Election Day (Anti Heroes-Live)
4. Rich People Don't Go to Jail (Anti Heroes)

Details
.. Year: 1997
.. Label: TKO Records
.. Country: U.S.A.
.. Bitrate: 320 kbps
.. Home-Page: www.dropkickmurphys.com/
.. Home-Page: www.geocities.com/BourbonStreet/Bayou/3728/ (Anti Heros Unofficial)
.. BUY ME: Cd Universe
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Dropkick Murphys & Agnostic Front - Unity (Split EP-99-Flat)

Unity is a split album by Dropkick Murphys and Agnostic Front. It was released in December 1999

Tracks
1. Nobodys Hero (Dropkick Murphys) Stiff Little Fingers track
2. Pipebomb On Lansdowne (Dropkick Murphys - Extended Dance Remix)
3. Nine Seconds Remaining (Agnostic Front)
4. Sit & Watch (Demo Version - Agnostic Front)

Details
.. Year: 1999
.. Label: Flat Records
.. Country: U.S.A.
.. Bitrate: 320 kbps
.. Home-Page: www.agnosticfront.com/
.. Home-Page: www.dropkickmurphys.com/
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Agnostic Front & Discipline - Working Class Heroes

The year was 1982. The place was New York City. Who’d guess that almost twenty years later a band first called Zoo Crew would emerge as the seldom contested, always respected Godfathers of Hardcore – Agnostic Front? AF has outlived their peers and is going strong after more than 20 years of punk rock and hardcore. Discipline formed in 1990 and have since established themselves as Europe’s premier street punk band through releases on Lost & Found and I Scream Records. Discipline began their assault on the US in 2003 and plan to continue their leg work with the assistance of GMM Records.
The godfathers of hardcore join forces with Europe's premier street punk band for a fist pumping, headstomping split release. Twenty-nine songs from these two hard hitting groups recorded live in Belgium. Now available on CD!

Tracks
.. believe
.. riot, riot upstart
.. sit and watch
.. victim in pain
.. last warning
.. rock star
.. sickness
.. gotta go
.. no fear
.. before my eyes
.. united blood
.. police state
.. pauly the dog
.. bullet on mott st.
.. crucified
.. now or never
.. young & restless
.. our pride
.. rejects of society
.. neverending story
.. nice boys finish last
.. running riot
.. c'mon, c'mon
.. hooligans heaven
.. fuck you anyway
.. saturdaynight riot
.. these streets
.. frontline skins
.. violence in our minds
** Tracks 1 to 15 by Agnostic Front
** Tracks 16 to 29 by Discipline

Details
.. Year: 2003
.. Label: I Sccream Records
.. Country: U.S.A / Holland
.. Bitrate: 320 kbps
.. Home-Page: www.agnosticfront.com/
.. Home-Page: http://www.discipline.nl/

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Saturday, October 25, 2008

The Varukers - The Punk Singles 1981-1985

The Varukers, one of the longest surviving 'Second Wave of Punk' bands, are still going strong. A tour of Europe is planned through April and dates are scheduled in America and Japan later in the year. This 24 track compilation includes a round up of the bands single and EP releases from the early 80's, including the rare "Protest And Survive" and "I Don't Wanna Be A Victim", which have never appeared on CD before. Each of the singles featured were top ten hits in the Indie chart and pictures of each of the sleeves with a full discography, are included in the usual high quality Punk Collectors packaging.

Tracks
.. protest and survive
.. no scapegoat
.. soldier boy
.. never again
.. i don't wanna be a victim
.. dance 'till you're dead
.. no masters no slaves
.. die for your government
.. ass sytsems fail
.. led to the slaughter
.. the end is nigh
.. you're dead
.. another religion another war
.. no escape
.. condemned to death
.. the last war
.. who pays
.. neglected
.. deadly games
.. seek shelter in hell
.. massacred millions
.. thatcher's fortress
.. will they never learn
.. the bomb blast

Details
.. Year: 1996
.. Label: Anagram Records
.. Country: England
.. Bitrate: 256 kbps
.. BUY ME: Out of Stock on Anagram
.. Home-Page: www.myspace.com/varukers

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Lower East Side Stitches - STAJA 98 L.E.S

Hard and driving, L.E.S. Stitches crank out uncompromising straight-up punk. With a pair of punishing guitars cranking out Ramones style riffs, the band's cranks out a relentless sonic attack. While not hardcore, L.E.S. Stitches manage a no-holds-barred east coast sound thick with the smoke and grime of small clubs.
Don’t look now, but punk is still refusing to die. It’s a refreshing switch to see a punk band putting its efforts where it belongs—into its music—rather than concentrating on half-baked schemes to prove just how punk it is. Confident in its abilities and style, Lower East Side Stitches crank out a self-assured platter balancing its solid, anthemic punk sounds against a reserved, though in no way apologetic, atmosphere. Mixing full-bodied riffs thick with the aura of the Ramones with an attitude reminiscent of British realpunk bands, Staja 98 L.E.S. is nothing if not a tribute to the ghosts of punk rock past. Thankfully, however, the Stitches avoid knocking out hack-worthy imitations of their elders, blowing out a string of tracks capturing the paradoxically nihilistic and hopeful attitude found in the punk through its history. At its best when the band delivers matter-of-fact glimpses of life, the Stitches display a flair for almost journalistic paintings of urban life. With an almost off-handed causality, the Stitches capture the pangs of desperation with startlingly powerful tracks such as "NYC Is Dead," "Frustration," and "Down the Drain." Though nearly overflowing with despondency, the Stitches don’t glorify a lifestyle, or complain or boast of their street credibility. They simply tell it like it is.
While not breaking any new ground musically, the Stitches musical attack suits its aims. Snare and high hat patterns provide the background for stripped-down Ramones-style guitar and bass. Though not groundbreaking, the Stitches pull off their sound with a relaxed capability often absent in bands desperate to prove themselves. At times, however, Staja strays from its strengths, with tracks dabbling in some of punk’s characteristic short-sidedness. While rarely glorifying the hand-to-mouth world of punk, songs like "Naked A" and "ID" do little but enshrine long-held views on the links between alcoholism and punk cred. Other songs simply lack the vision of the band’s better material, such as "Unload Reload," a typical look at the trials of touring, and the simply pointless "Jungle Man" and "Tiger Boy."
~ Matt Schild on AVERSION

Tracks
.. down the drain
.. nyc is dead
.. naked a
.. unload reload
.. parasite
.. rustic city
.. jungle man
.. disgusted
.. frustration
.. another left down
.. could just die
.. id
.. drink some more
.. tiger boy

Details
.. Year: 1998
.. Label: Ng Records
.. Country: U.S.A.
.. Bitrate: VBR (0)
.. BUY ME: Interpunk Punk Music Store
.. Home-Page: www.myspace.com/lesstitches

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Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards - Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards

13 furious spit-in-your-face tracks with the angst, speed, and balls that you have come to expect from Lars. This record is full of classic California aggro-punk anthems that will leave your head aching and ears ringing...straight-up thrash!
A very solid album overall. Lars Frederiksen is kind of the "other" guy from Rancid as he came into Rancid after a few years. This album shows his background and is more 80's metal (Motorhead) than a straight up punk album. "To Have or Have Not" is a classic and is often played at Rancid shows. "Dead American" and "Skunx" are great songs as well.
~by Andrew

Tracks
.. intro
.. dead american
.. six foot five
.. to have and to have not
.. army of zombies
.. campbell, CA
.. wine and roses
.. anti-social
.. 10 plagues of egypt
.. leavin' here
.. subterranean
.. skunx
.. vietnam

Details
.. Year: 2001
.. Label: Hellcat Records
.. Country: U.S.A.
.. Bitrate: VBR (0)
.. BUY ME: Interpunk Punk Music Store
.. Home-Page: http://www.myspace.com/bastards

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Kevin Seconds - Heaven's Near Wherever You Are

Kevin Seconds is a singer/songwriter/musician, born in Sacramento but partially raised in Reno, Nevada. In 1988, he relocated back to Sacramento and has been based there ever since. He founded the highly influential hardcore punk band 7 Seconds in 1979 with his brother Steve Youth. Having been their frontman from the start, he also writes their lyrics. The band signed to the Better Youth Organization label in 1982. Since its formation, 7 Seconds has released over 15 records as well as touring North America, Europe and Japan multiple times. Simultaneously with his career with 7 Seconds, he has been engaged in several side band projects. These include Go National, Drop Acid, Mustard and the more recent project Ghetto Moments. He also has a 2-hour punk rock radio show called Absolute Rant & Ruckus, on KSSU.com, Sacramento State University's Student Run Radio which airs Mondays from 8pm-10pm PST, as well as hosting a podcast show .In 2001, Kevin and his wife Allyson Seconds opened the popular "True Love Coffeehouse" in Sacramento, CA but closed 4 years later after multiple problems with the landlord of the building. In 2006, Kevin reopened True Love in a new building, not far from the original location.

Tracks
1. chin
2. 137 song
3. bad girl afterall
4. anti me
5. better picture
6. x girlfriend
7. (not my) father
8. weather everything
9. down
10. her secret world
11. little mystery
12. mick foley
13. stumbled into ben

Details
.. Year: 2001
.. Label: Cargo/Headhunter
.. Country: U.S.A.
.. Bitrate: VBR (0)
.. BUY ME: Interpunk Punk Music Store
.. Myspace.com: http://www.myspace.com/kseconds
.. Home-Page: www.kevinseconds.com/

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The Vertebrats - A Thousand Day Dream

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Champaign/Urbana, IL, gained some notoriety as a college town with a surprisingly great independent music scene (along the lines of Athens, GA) -- one of the bands that pioneered and set the tone for the town's scene in the '80s was the Vertebrats, whose occasionally wonderful post-punk tunes gained enough recognition for the Replacements to cover one of them. A Thousand Day Dream, released through the C/U label Parasol, collects a great deal of the band's recordings, some of which is semi-brilliant and some of which is not -- the band takes its Clash, Rockpile, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Ramones, and Neil Young influences into the sort of American post-punk territory (Replacements, Husker Du, Mission of Burma) one would expect, and with laudable results. Parasol's package includes extensive liner notes from members of the band and from Paul Budin of the Outnumbered, a C/U band that followed very directly in the Vertebrats' footsteps.
~ Nitsuh Abebe, All Music Guide

Tracks
1. don't think about it
2. how come
3. any day now
4. johnny avante
5. hang on to your man
6. psychedilia
7. big yellow bus
8. left in the dark
9. diamonds in the rough
10. jackie's gone
11. teen seen
12. robbery
13. put your toys away
14. some like it hot
15. turn on your face
16. try again
17. every once in awhile
18. up till then
19. mystery of love
20. oklahoma
21. honey bee
22. this before

** This album is OUT OF PRINT on Parasol. You can buy the Remaster and re-issued version on Reaction (link below on BUY ME!!)

Details
.. Year: 1993
.. Label: Parasol
.. Country: U.S.A.
.. Bitrate: VBR (0)
.. BUY ME: http://www.parasol.com/labels/reaction/reactcd003.asp
.. Home-Page: www.parasol.com/artists/vertebrats.asp

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Voodoo Glow Skulls - Baile de los Locos

Voodoo Glow Skulls are an American third-wave ska-punk band formed in 1988 in Riverside, California by brothers Frank, Eddie and Jorge Casillas and their longtime friend Jerry O'Neill. Voodoo Glow Skulls first played out at backyard parties and later at Spanky's Café, where they played shows with the Angry Samoans, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Firehose, Murphy's Law and The Dickies. In 1990 VGS put out their first EP with the help of local band Public Humiliation and also booked their own DIY US tour.
In 1991, the band added a horn section, consisting of Joey Hernandez on saxophone, Joe McNally on trumpet and Brodie Johnson on trombone. The band's first independent release came out in 1992 with the "Rasta Mis Huevos" 7" EP for Signal Sound Systems Records, and performed as headliners and support act for The Offspring, No Doubt, Reverend Horton Heat, and 311. Voodoo Glow Skulls recorded their debut album Who Is, This Is? for Dr. Strange Records in 1993, selling 200,000 copies worldwide. The band then signed to Epitaph Records and released four albums that collectively sold over 750,000 copies worldwide. Voodoo Glow Skulls soon began receiving positive critical reviews and the mainstream support of commercial radio and MTV. Eventually they had main stage spot on the 1998 Warped Tour. In 2001 VGS left Epitaph records and signed to Victory records. The band has released 3 albums on victory and continue to tour.....

Tracks
1. baile de los locos
2. here we are again
3. my soul is sick
4. bulletproof
5. elephantitis
6. los hombres no lloran
7. nazican
8. freeballin
9. motel six
10. the kids will have to pay
11. nowhere left to go
12. this ain't no disco
13 to 24. [silence]
25. feliz navidad

Details
.. Year: 1997
.. Label: Epitaph Records
.. Country: U.S.A.
.. Bitrate: VBR (0)
.. BUY ME: Interpunk Punk Music Store
.. Home-Page: www.voodooglowskulls.com/

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The Wynona Riders - J.D. Salinger (New Link!!)

Wow! What do you get when you mix equal parts Green Day brand enthusiasism and pop sensibility, with Descendent's-like musical complexity and deconstruction of the worlds of both "alternative" and punk rock? You get this record. This record is packed with great songs and gems like their brilliant cover of the Power Rangers' theme song that remind me of the Dickies. This is not your typical Lookout Records three chord punk rock, by the numbers outing. This is a real album that's obviously planned and well thought out.
Songs like "Rescue", "Pack Rat", "Childhood Game" and "Dylan" just make me keep putting this one back in my CD player. Why didn't these guys get huge? I predict that this record will, like great underappreciated-in-their-time bands such as the Velvet Underground and Wire, inspire dozens of other bands to take up the punk rock cause and not fear injecting humor into their work. Damn fine record.

Tracks
1. Untitled
2. Drownded
3. Jessica
4. Rescue
5. Untitled
6. Break
7. Childhood Game
8. Crazy, Man
9. Untitled
10. Downtown
11. Deep End
12. Pack Rat
13. Untitled
14. Untitled
15. Untitled
16. No One Ever Listens
17. Untitled
18. Untitled
19. Dylan
20. Untitled
21. Untitled
22. Now's Th' Time
23. Untitled
24. No, You Suck
25. Untitled
26. Catfish Discipline
27. Squirrel Happy
28. Untitled
29. The Great Rock'n'Roll Swindle
30. The Bogus Track

Details
.. Year: 1995
.. Label: Lookout Recs!
.. Country: USA
.. Bitrate: VBR (0)
.. BUY ME: Lookout Recs!
.. Home-Page:

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The Wynona Riders - Artificial Intelligence (New Link!!)

Some of the best 18 minutes and 21 seconds on an album ever. yes the cd is short, but these five songs can carry the whole album alone. yes it's only five songs, atleast in my copy. "master race" is changed to "masquerade" ,typo, who knows. "corrupted" seems to be "corrupted to hell" as the fourth track. anyway great album, find it buy it enjoy it. :) - - John (amazon.com)

Tracks
1. Good Luck Bison
2. Sprang
3. Bang Bang Orangutan
4. Corrupted To Hell
5. Master Race

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Monday, October 20, 2008

Motorchrist - Greetings From The Bonneville Salt Flats

If ever there was a group that could have been the result of a tragic rock n’ roll hybrid of The Ramones and Black Sabbath (God forbid), that band could only be Motochrist. Formed on June 6, 1998, primarily as a way to get free drinks, the band rapidly became a force to be reckoned with as a result of their electrifying and often destructive live shows. Singer/bassist Danny Nordahl (New York Loose, Faster Pussycat, Stiv Bators, The Throbs) and lead guitarist Marc Diamond (New York Loose, The Dwarves, Blister) teamed up with local gunslinger Ricky Vodka (Humble Gods, Doggy Style) to forge a unique sound that blended pop with power. Motochrist began their sonic assault with cuts on compilation albums such as The Best of the Cadillac Club and Dr. Wu Compilation Volume 2 (available through Dr. Wu Records) which gave the public their first taste of The Christ. Their lineup solidified with the addition of drummer Tom Brayton (The Dwarves, Psychotica), Motochrist hit the studio to create 666 Pack, an homage to all that is rock. With themes running the gamut from Evel Knievel to the most common of voices, 666 Pack is an album which only Motochrist could have made. The volume might crush you, but the hooks stay deeply imbedded in the brain; from the hook laden chorus of “To Evel” to the bone crushing stomp of “Dig Your Hole,” no rock n’ roll stone is left unturned. Don’t confuse them with the angry frat-boy “New Metal” currently poisoning our youth, Motochrist take over where The Dead Boys and AC/DC left off. Tom departed from the band and Chad Stewart (Faster Pussycat, every other band in L.A.) stepped up to the riser. Although Chad has been with Moto for a few years now, he is still known as "The New Guy" to many. With the upcoming release of Greetings from The Bonneville Salt Flats on Heatslick Records, Motochrist plan to tour as much as possible and bring mayhem to a town near you. If this sounds good to you, then come see Motochrist when they play a club near you. If not your cup of tea, then tell someone you hate.

Tracks
.. hang 'em high
.. someday
.. holiday
.. real fast car
.. el diablo
.. nuthin' right
.. 6 shooters, 6 strings and 6 packs
.. something to do
.. out of control
.. i lost it
.. super sonic speed machine
.. three sheets to the wind
.. stabbed in the back

Details
.. Year: 2003
.. Country: U.S.A.
.. Bitrate: VBR
.. Home-Page: http://www.heatslick.com/#
.. Label: Heatslick Records
.. BUY: Amazon

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Gogol Bordello - Gypsy Punks Underdog World Strike

Gogol Bordello is a multi-ethnic Gypsy punk band from the Lower East Side of New York City that formed in 1999 and is known for its theatrical stage shows. Much of the band's sound is inspired by Gypsy music, as its core members are immigrants from Eastern Europe. The band incorporates minor-key accordion and fiddle (and on some albums, saxophone) mixed with cabaret, punk, and dub as well as multiple languages. Phill Jupitus has once described the band as "a bit like The Clash and The Pogues having a fight... in Eastern Europe," while Kenneth Partridge of The Hartford Courant described lead singer Eugene Hütz's voice as "somewhere between that of Borat and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog". Nikolai Gogol, the band's namesake, was an ideological influence because he "smuggled" Ukrainian culture into Russian society, which Gogol Bordello intends to do with Gypsy/East-European music in the English-speaking world. "Bordello" refers to a brothel or a "gentleman's club". The band was originally titled Hütz and the Béla Bartóks, but Eugene Hütz says that they decided to change the name because "nobody knows who the hell Béla Bartók is in the United States". The band played their first show as the unofficial band at an after-hours club called Pizdetz on Ridge Street, where they became the house band and DJ Hütz became the house DJ.
Gogol Bordello's first single was released in 1999, and since then they have released four full-length albums, and one EP. In 2005 the band signed to punk label SideOneDummy Records. The band has toured tirelessly throughout Europe and America on numerous international festivals and toured with such diverse bands as Primus, Flogging Molly, and Cake. In an interview with NPR, frontman Eugene Hütz cites Jimi Hendrix and Parliament-Funkadelic as among the band's main musical influences.

Tracks
1. Sally - 3:02
2. I Would Never Wanna Be Young Again - 3:46
3. Not a Crime - 4:31
4. Immigrant Punk - 3:45
5. 60 Revolutions - 2:58
6. Avenue B - 3:07
7. Dogs Were Barking - 4:53
8. Oh No - 2:59
9. Start Wearing Purple - 3:42
10. Think Locally, Fuck Globally - 4:23
11. Underdog World Strike - 5:24
12. Illumination - 3:52
13. Santa Marinella - 5:28
14. Undestructable - 4:53
15. Mishto! - 6:51

Details
.. Year: 2005
.. Country: USA
.. Bitrate: VBR
.. Home-Page: www.gogolbordello.com/
.. Label: Side One Dumy Records
.. BUY: http://www.sideonedummy.com/

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Eddie Spaghetti - The Sauce

The Sauce is the first solo release of Eddie Spaghetti of the American rock and roll band The Supersuckers. It is a collection of country drinking songs released in 2003 on Mid-Fi Records. After the success of "Must've Been High" the band tried (and failed) to work their way up the corporate record label ladder. Spaghetti: "That was a confusing time and it really slowed us down. I felt like we were making some of our best rock ever," (true enough, 2000's "The Evil Powers Of Rock-N-Roll" (Koch) is widely considered one of the groups best records) "but the labels just kept jerkin' us around. I learned a lot about the business and about myself and what truly makes me happy about making music. And that happiness has nothing to do with what some fat-cat sitting behind a desk spending some young kid's hopes and dreams on a recoupable expense account thinks about my art" Enter Mid-Fi Recordings. "This fella named Chris Neal came scouting us for RCA. But after talking to each other after the show we both realized that we wanted something else, something outside the system. No bosses! So now Chris is The Mid-Fi Guy and The Supersuckers are more successful than ever!" Mid-Fi has enabled Eddie and the band to finally take matters into their own hands and get the music to the people. Starting with a live country record, Must've Been Live, Mid-Fi has been cranking out the product including (but not limited to) 2003's Motherfuckers Be Trippin' and Eddie's first solo record, The Sauce.
The Sauce was such a happy accident. There were a few days open at this studio here in town and I just grabbed them and knocked it out. I can't believe how happy I am with something that took so little time to create!" A stripped down acoustified collection of some of Eddie's favorite covers ("And two originals!") featuring Eddie on guitar, bass and vocals with Mike Murderburger on drums and few guests sprinkled in, The Sauce has become a fan favorite.
"I don't look at these records as something born of 'creative frustrations' or whatever typical reasons singers do these things. I see them as extensions of the story of the Supersuckers. I am and always will be a Supersucker, no matter what I do with the rest of my life, you know? That said, this record is ridiculous. It's so good. I've never been more proud of anything I've ever done. Toot-toot! Is that my own horn I'm blowing? I guess it is. Well, somebody's gotta do it!"

Tracks
.. the best of all possible worlds
.. bottom dollar
.. sleepy vampire
.. gotta get drunk
.. misery & gin
.. little ol' wine drinker, me
.. i don't want to lose you yet
.. sea of heartbreaker
.. cocaine blues
.. killer weed
.. peace in the valley
.. blue shadows on the trail

Details
.. Year: 2003
.. Country: USA
.. Bitrate: VBR
.. Home-Page: http://www.supersuckers.com/
.. Label: Mid-Fi recordings
.. BUY: www.supersuckers.com

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Monday, October 13, 2008

Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead (Single)

"Bela Lugosi's Dead" is a gothic rock song written by the band Bauhaus. The song was the band's first single, released in August 1979, which is often considered to be the first gothic rock record released.[1] It did not enter the UK pop charts, but remained on sale for many years thereafter. The b-side features the song "Boys" and some versions also include an early demo recording of what would be their next single, "Dark Entries." Due to licensing restrictions, the original version of the title track was not made available on any other format until the 1998 album, Crackle - The Best of Bauhaus. The song is over nine minutes in length and was recorded "live in the studio" in a single take. David J, the band's bassist, claims on his website to have written the lyrics. By far their most famous work, its minimalist, free-form nature evoked a mixture of The Doors, early Pink Floyd and experimental Krautrock bands such as Can and Neu! The singing does not start (in the studio version) until several minutes into the track. The distinctive guitar sound was achieved by using partial barre chords and allowing the top E and B strings open, adding to the drone-like quality of the song.

Tracks
.. bela lugosi's dead
.. boys

Details
.. Year: 1979
.. Label: n/a
.. Country: England
.. Bitrate: 320 kbps
.. BUY ME: www.bauhausmusik.com/
.. Home-Page: www.bauhausmusik.com/

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the Bulemics - Old Enough to Know Better

Bulemics are a five piece punk rock outfit from Austin, Texas that formed in a drunken haze in early 1996. Although many line-up changes have occurred, their attitude has remained the same; have fun while you can at any cost, because you never know when it'll all be over. Over the years, they have released many singles, and four albums-"old enough to know better...too young to care" (junk records), "blurred vision and twisted thoughts" (man's ruin records), "talk dirty to me" (tsb records), and 2002's "soundtrack to the apocalypse"(steelcage records). With their abilty to play circles around the average punk band and filthy subject matter, they're not for the faint of heart, and definately not what you want influencing young impressionable minds. When they bring it all to the stage, a good time is guaranteed, and they always more than live up to their reputation as a live band not to be missed. With no signs of slowing down, and a total disregard for human decency, the Bulemics will not rest until their photos are plastered on the bedroom wall of every teenage girl in the free world...

Tracks
.. Harlot from Beyond
.. Make Me Sick
.. Old Enough to Know Better
.. If I Only Had a Heart
.. Horny For Evil
.. Sweet Valley High
.. Blood Orgy
.. House on the Haunted Hill
.. Snuff Queen
.. Die Tonight
.. Dial ''m'' for Murder
.. She Gets Around

Details
.. Year: 1998
.. Label: Junk Records
.. Country: U.S.A.
.. Bitrate: 320 kbps
.. BUY ME: n/a
.. Home-Page: http://www.myspace.com/thebulemics

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J Church - Analysis, Yes,Very Nice


J Church's 'garage' EP, all recorded to 8-track at the same time as the Arbor Vitae sessions. The CD track list states that Zero=Zero is track four but it actually forms the first half of track five and segues seemlessly into Beverly Hills, which is a Circle Jerks song from their Group Sex album. The uncredited fourth track - which was never actually meant to appear on here - is You Fucking Trick, a little over two minutes of noise in the style of Nirvana's Endless, Nameless, with Lance swearing at the top of his voice at some unfortunate individual. This was the band's last release on Allied and according to Lance, it was a "going away present".

Tracks
.. At The Cannery
.. Analys, Yes Very Nice
.. Radical Chic
.. Zero = Zero
.. Beverly Hills
.. Kill Your Boss

Details
.. Year: 1995
.. Label: Allied Recordings
.. Country: U.S.A.
.. Bitrate: 320 kbps
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.. Home-Page: www.j-church.com/

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V.A. - Hangover Heartattack A Tribute to Poison Idea (New Link!!)

Absolutely amazing compilation tribute to the greatest hardcore band ever, POISON IDEA. Here you can find band form all over the world doing your versions for Poison Idea's songs. Bands like Barcode, Godnose, Calibre 12, Blasting Process, Mata Ratos, The Hellcandidates, Tear Of a Doll, Rat Bastards, Diavolo Rosso, Toe to Toe, Ratos de Porão, Path of Destruction, Baffdecks, etc...The name of this comp. was the inspiration for the blog's name.

Tracks
1. Hangover Heartattack
2. Die On Your Knees
3. A.A.
4. Taken by Surprise
5. Allright
6. Plastic Bomb
7. Laughing Boy
8. Punish Me
9. Thorn in My Side
10. Lifestyles
11. Gone for Good
12. Made to be Broken
13. Rich Get Richer
14. A Verdade por Tras de Tudo/ Drain
15. Just to Get Away
16. Discontent
17. Pure Hate
18. Say Goodbye
19. Getting the Fear
20. Out of Th Picture

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.. Label: n/a
.. Country: Various
.. Bitrate: 320 kbps
.. BUY ME: n/a
.. Home-Page: n/a

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U.S. Bombs - The World (New Link!!)

This is simple if you like PUNK ROCK buy it! Duane Peters and the band have a lot of credibility in there lyrics and music that i feel are lacking in alot of the new radio friendly PUNK of the ninetys..

Tracks
1. The World
2. Goin' Out
3. Yanks & Rebs
4. Bombs Not Food
5. Isolated Ones
6. Skater Dater
7. Hobroken Dreams
8. Don't Take It Back
9. New Approach
10. Billy Club
11. Checkpoint
12. '76ixties
13. Nothin' On Us
14. Joe's Tune
15. So In Fuck With You
16. Salute The Dead
17. Madagascar
18. Not Enough

Details
.. Year: 1999
.. Label: Hell-Cat Records
.. Country: U.S.A.
.. Bitrate: 320 kbps
.. BUY ME: www.hell-cat.com/
.. Home-Page: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._Bombs

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Blondie - Blondie (New Link!!)

Blondie was the most commercially successful band to emerge from the punk/new wave movement of the late 1970s. The lineup changed a lot over the years but at the core of the group from the day it was formed in August 1974 was singer Deborah Harry and guitarist Chris Stein, who had both been in the Stilettos. This debut album was released in late 1976 by Private Stock Records and clearly defines the group's style as taking the girl group sound of the Sixties and fusing it with the punk sensibilities of the Seventies to become new wave icons. Blondie was never punk the way the Ramones or the Talking Heads were punk, but they still had serious attitude.
This is amply proven by this album's first track and the group's first single, "X Offender." The song was originally entitled "Sex Offender," before the record company changed it, and the lyrics tell of a criminal falling for the cop who busts her. At the same time that the song fits the formula of the teenager in love angst songs of the 1950s and 1960s it also clearly mocks such songs as well. "In the Flesh," one of the few songs where Harry tries to sound really sexy, sounds like it should have come out of the Brill Building a decade earlier except Harry's vocal performance here, with its echoes of Marilyn Monroe, keys you in that there is some serious deconstruction at work here. Just listen to the final line of "Look Good in Blue" and clearly there is a tongue in cheek attitude to the double-entendres. --- Lawrance M. Bernabo

Tracks
1. X Offender
2. Little Girls Lies
3. In the Flesh
4. Look Good in Blue
5. In the Sun
6. A Shark in Jets Clothing
7. Man Overboard
8. Rip Her to Sheds
9. Riffle Range
10. Kung Fu Girls
11. The Attack of the Giant Ants

Details
.. Year: 1976
.. Label: Private Stock Records
.. Country: U.S.A.
.. Bitrate: 320 kbps
.. BUY ME: www.blondie.net/
.. Home-Page: www.blondie.net/

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Sunday, October 12, 2008

VA: Mojo Music Guide Vol. 1 Instant Garage (New Link!!)

Absolutely amazing garage rock punk compilation from Mojo Magazine....

Tracks
1. Kick Out the Jams (MC5)
2. I Had Too Much to Dream (THE ELECTRIC PRUNES)
3. Psycho (THE SONICS)
4. Personality Crisis (NEW YORK DOLLS)
5. Shortnin' Bread (THE READY MEN)
6. To Die Alone (THE BUSH)
7. She Cracked (JONATHAN RICHMAN & THE MODERN LOVERS)
8. Wastin' My Time (THE EXPRESS)
9. My Daddy Walked in Darkness (GIL BATEMAN)
10. Seven & Seven is (LOVE)
11. Flash & Crash (ROCKY & THE RIDDLERS)
12. Outta Reach (SHE)
13. I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend - demo (RAMONES)
14. Milk Cow Blues (THE KINKS)
15. Black Winds (LITTLE JOHN & THE MONKS)
16. No reason to Complain (THE ALARM CLOCKS)
17. Psychotic Reaction (THE COUNT FIVE)
18. Trick Bag (ARTESIANS)
19. Jailhouse Rock (DEAN CARTER)
20. Again & Again (THE IGUANAS)
21. Open My Eyes (THE NAZZ)
22. Dirty Robber (THE WAILERS)
23. Just Like Me (PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS)
24. The Girl Can't Dance (BUNKER HILL)
25. Train Kept a Rollin' (BRAVE NEW WORLD)
26. Baby Please Don't go (THE AMBOY DUKES)
27. Rat's Revenge Part. 2 (THE RATS)
28. Sometimes You Just Can't Win (MOUSE & THE TRAPS)

Details
.. Year: n/a
.. Label: Mojo
.. Country: UK
.. Bitrate: VBR (0)
.. BUY ME: www.mojo4music.com/

.. Home-Page: www.mojo4music.com/

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Saturday, October 11, 2008

Ex-Cathedra - Tartan Material

Ex-Cathedra are an anarcho punk band from Glasgow, Scotland. They got together in 1991 and in late 1993 we heard about them after buying a copy of their first single on their own label. We did a single 'Tresspass' and then offered them an album. Their debut album, 'Tartan Material' was produced by Frankie (Leatherface) Stubbs. One more single followed a cover of Culture Club's 'Karma Chameleon' then they were off. They are still going strong and I think they have a second album out on MoonSka records as well as a new compilation of early stuff including the 'Tresspass' E.P. You can usually catch them on tour playing all around the UK and Europe.

Tracks
1. Directions
2. Watch-Out
3. Buckfast Happy
4. Something Coming Down
5. Reasons
6. Dirty Ol' Town
7. Stick Together
8. Waiting Game
9. Stop Yer Running
10. Buckfast (Reprise)
11. Hooligans In Suits
12. Shock Wi' Surprise

Details
.. Year: 2008
.. Label: Damaged Goods
.. Country: Scotland
.. Bitrate: 256 kbps
.. BUY ME: http://damagedgoods.greedbag.com/buy/tartan-material-1/
.. Home-Page: www.ex-cathedra.co.uk

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King Size Braces - Land Of Broken Dreams

Full length CD by this up and coming Canadian Oi! band. The KING SIZE BRACES are a great drinking, fighting, singalong getting drunk Oi! band. True Oi! Sound with out the hardcore or metal. Songs about Beer, Skins, hangin' out and more songs about BEER! A classic in the making. The catchiest band to sing about Beer since the Wretched Ones. A definite must have release. Let's hope for many more releases to come from this great band.

Tracks
1. This One's For The Boys
2. Let's Get Pissed
3. Land Of Broken Dreams
4. My Neighborhood
5. Don't Turn Your Back
6. The Bond's Still Strong
7. Beer
8. These Same Streets
9. One Against The World
10. Friday Night / Saturday Night
11. Fallen Heroes
12. Drink Till You Fuckin' Puke
13. Brotherhood
14. Born To Fail

Details
.. Year: n/a
.. Label: n/a
.. Country: Canada
.. Bitrate: 256 kbps
.. BUY ME: n/a
.. Home-Page: http://www.myspace.com/kingsizebraces (MySpace)
.. Home-Page: angelfire.com/punk2/landofbrokendreams/

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The Ruts - Grin and Bear It

Grin and Bear It, the second album by the Ruts, was hastily cobbled together in the wake of frontman Malcolm Owen's death, a ragbag of material that reached from their "In a Rut" debut single through to an alternate mix of their "West One" swan song (via their final John Peel session) and three live tracks. It was a shambolic offering -- the Ruts deserved far more. However, Grin and Bear It lines up alongside their debut album, the rest of the Peel sessions, and assorted live recordings to remind listeners that, though the Ruts never came close to fulfilling their promise, the promise itself was spellbinding.
~ by Dave Thompson, All Music Guide

Tracks
1. West one (shine on me)
2. staring at the rude boys
3. demolition dancing
4. secret soldier
5. h-eyes
6. in a rut
7. love in vain
8. s.u.s.
9. babylon's burning
10. society


Details
.. Year: 1980
.. Label: Virgin
.. Country: England
.. Bitrate: VBR (0)
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.. Home-Page: www.myspace.com/therutsofficialpage

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Suburban Rebels - Demo Tape

Tracks
.. fuck off
.. queer
.. straighedge swein
.. so drunk
.. i hate discos
.. punk police
.. know your enemy
.. i hate everyone

Details
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.. Bitrate: 256 kbps
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Ripcordz - Canadian as Fuck

The Ripcordz haven’t been around forever -- it just seems that way.
Formed in 1980, the band played various basements and dives before deciding they really didn’t have anything better to do and really started paying attention to what they were doing. The result, their first album, “Ripcordz Are Go(d)” released in 1988. Since then, they’ve released ten full-length albums, gone on 13 cross-Canada tours and played well over a thousand shows (they stopped counting a while back). The sound includes a mix of rock ‘n roll, hardcore, Punk and pop (mostly Punk, we’d say). They like to describe it as a glob of distortion that bursts out of your speakers and soils the rug so your parents have to clean it up. (The band likes to say that, but the record company wishes they would stop…) They’ve played with a wide variety of alternative bands including Rancid, Nirvana, Anti-Flag, Lydia Lunch, DOA, The Misfits and a host of others. Rancid was even nice enough to call them “Canada’s best Punk band.”
With Alex on bass, and François Demers rejoining the band on drums -- it’s their strongest line-up yet. And Paul vows that he’ll learn how to play guitar any day now. The band’s latest album, “What if they held a revolution and nobody came?” has been getting some rave reviews. And they’re happy to keep playing and releasing new material as long as the fans like the new stuff more than the old. Paul describes it this way: “We may be an old band, but we’re playing new music. Once we become our own cover band, I’m gonna quit and take up knitting or politics or something...”

Tracks
1. real bands
2. 1993 the year punk died
3. the all-canadian
4. ripcordz are go mark II
5. generation x
6. chill out
7. cookie monster
8. hell raised her
9. seventeen
10. no future
11. animal farm
12. montreal jazz fest
13. great canadian rock'n' roll tour
14. great balls of fire

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.. Country: Canada
.. Bitrate: 256 kbps
.. BUY ME: http://www.theripcordz.com/music.php
.. Home-Page: http://www.theripcordz.com

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Ripcordz - Is That a Sueegee in Your Pocket....

Tracks
1. you are not alone
2. imagination
3. bittersweet
4. youth war
5. two-four
6. squeegee kids
7. the one
8. turn off the t.v.
9. homeward bound
10. just have fun
11. due south
12. runaway
13. venez venez
14. hey
15. brandon rocks

Details
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.. Country: Canada
.. Bitrate: 256 kbps
.. BUY ME: http://www.theripcordz.com/music.php
.. Home-Page: http://www.theripcordz.com

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Ripcordz - I Went the Summit of the Americas and all I Got Was This Lousy Tear Gas Canister in the Back of the Head (ep)

Tracks
1. let's go
2. right here and now
3. baby is waiting at home
4. revolution 101
5. girls in the pit
6. the american way
7. good clean fun

Details
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.. Country:
.. Bitrate: 256 kbps
.. BUY ME: http://www.theripcordz.com/music.php
.. Home-Page: http://www.theripcordz.com

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