Posts Tagged ‘ punk ’

Green Day’s ‘Uno!’ Kicks Off a Strong Holiday Season: A Review

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September 28, 2012
Green Day

  By Kenneth E. Oquist Yes! It is here. The latest of three new albums from Green Day — ‘Uno!’. Kicking off the Holiday Season with a strong four and a half star release is a major punk player. The already out “Oh, Love” and heard some “Kill the D.J.” get this going strong...
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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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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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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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The Mahones Entire Catalogue Released by True North Records

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March 14, 2011
The Mahones Entire Catalogue Released by True North Records

With Saint Patrick’s Day fast approaching, here is a crash course in The Mahones. True North Records has reissued the entire catalogue of the Canadian, Irish Punk Band. ‘The Hellfire Club Sessions’ (1999) is my favorite with a four and 1/2 star rating. Some find this not rowdy enough, like their more edgy work....
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The Mahones: True North Records Releases Collections From Canada’s Gem

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March 13, 2011
The Mahones: True North Records Releases Collections From Canada’s Gem

Canada’s True North Records has released collections containing all off the best songs to hear a glimpse of the edgy Irish Punk band The Mahones. There are two in this category, featuring ‘Paint The Town Red’ with 29 songs and ‘Irish Punk Collection’ with 17 songs. When it comes to value, ‘Paint The Town...
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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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