Posts Tagged ‘ Punk Rock ’

Green Day’s-’Tre!’: A Review

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December 12, 2012
Green Day’s-’Tre!’: A Review

Debuting on the day of  release in the top 5, ‘Tre!’ shows the popularity of Green Day. This is 4 1/2 listening as are the predecessors . The bare bones acoustic “Drama Queen” is among the best here. The range of this release is quite deep, perhaps even more so than the other two....
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Green Day’s ‘Dos!’ is Another Winner

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November 17, 2012
Green Day’s ‘Dos!’ is Another Winner

Although not award winning in the album artwork department, the second of three Green Day releases is for the 2012 Holiday season a very solid 4 1/2 star essential Green Day. “Amy” finds Billy Joe with a stripped down ballad with vocals and a echo mellow guitar. This minimalist sound shows incredible depth. How...
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Hank Williams III – Attention Deficit Domination: A Review

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May 31, 2012
Hank Williams III - Attention Deficit Domination

I am very glad to finally hear Attention Deficit Domination. This is the best of Hank Williams III in 2011. His transition to metal/punk rock on this release is quite stunning. Hank may do this as well as the best who do this all the time. Not a song on this does not work....
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Song Ideas That Should Be Written

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September 2, 2011
Song Ideas

Here are some song ideas I feel should be written. “Wardrobe Failure”.  I  am very confident this is self explanatory. I mean let’s get real here. “Your Love Affair is a Train Wreck”. I don’t think this needs too much explaining. “You and Her Are Him and Hurricane”. No chaos or bad feelings are...
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Curb Releases Hank Williams III’s ‘Hillbilly Joker’ Much to His Chagrin

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May 17, 2011
Hank Williams III - Hillbilly Joker

It is obvious on the new release Hillbilly Joker that Hank Williams III is making Steve Earle’s rebellion against Nashville look like kindergarten. This nearly all Punk Rock or Cowpunk recording is easily Hank III’s most radical studio recording. Known for Punk Rock tendencies live, in the past there were country sounds on his...
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Sum 41 Releases ‘Screaming Bloody Murder’: A Review

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March 29, 2011
Sum 41 Releases ‘Screaming Bloody Murder’: A Review

Canada’s Sum 41 releases ‘Screaming Bloody Murder’. The band’s new release starts out with “Reason to Believe”. It has crunchy guitars, booming drums, and a pop piano ending. These songs show a more mature and seasoned Sum 41. The title track “Screaming Bloody Murder” starts out slow to get to a business as usual...
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Green Day Releases ‘Awesome As F#%!’: A Review

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March 23, 2011
Green Day Releases ‘Awesome As F#%!’: A Review

Punk Rockers Green Day chose to comprise ‘Awesome As F#%!’ of performances from all over the world instead of just one or a few concerts. From East Bay, California, they have established themselves as a major presence on the music scene. Starting things off is “21st Century Breakdown” (London, England), and it shows the...
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Rise Against Releases ‘Endgame’ March 15th, 2011: A Review

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March 14, 2011
Rise Against Releases ‘Endgame’ March 15th, 2011: A Review

Rise Against, the Punk Rock band from Chicago, Illinois, starts out their latest release ‘Endgame’ with “Wait For Me”, which starts out mellow with some nice sounding vocals and then explodes across right out of the gate. “This Is Letting Go” has boom-boppity-boom drums, heavy chanting — hey! hey! hey! “Survivor Guilt” is a...
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Dropkick Murphys’ New Release ‘Going Out In Style’ Delivers Five Guinness Rating

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February 28, 2011
Dropkick Murphys’ New Release ‘Going Out In Style’ Delivers Five Guinness Rating

From the title track “Going Out In Style” on through, the latest release from Dropkick Murphys continues to deliver more and more. I hoped this would be good. I was stunned at the reality that this is a classic. All the songs here are Five Star classics. I was not only not disappointed, but stunned...
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Social Distortion — ‘Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes’: Polished Without Compromising the Edge

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January 25, 2011
Social Distortion — ‘Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes’: Polished Without Compromising the Edge

Hard Times And Nursery Rhymes finds Social Distortion, the long time Punk Rock group, in fine form. The group was formed in Fullerton, California in 1978. The single “Machine Gun Blues” is a fine example of how catchy Punk Rock can be. The song “Bakerfield” is slower, yet hard driving, with a stellar guitar....
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