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Album: Pissed Jeans – Honeys

February 20th, 2013

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Pissed Jeans
Honeys
Sub Pop
25 February 2013

by Ollie Connors

Okay, so quick survey – hands up who likes loud music? That’s all of you then. So hands up if you like music so loud, so abrasive, so goddamned filthy it makes you feel uneasy just listening to it? Well, just for you lot, Pennsylvania’s Pissed Jeans release their third full-length “Honeys”. This ain’t for the faint of heart – the fearsome foursome play an equal parts exhilarating, equal parts terrifying mix of hardcore punk and noise rock, sounding like Flipper, The Jesus Lizard and Shellac in a back-alley, Special Brew-drenched bumfight. The label responsible for this racket are Sub Pop, the Seattle-based home of the progenitors of grunge, counting Nirvana, Mudhoney and Soundgarden amongst their alumni. Sub Pop may have strayed from their roots somewhat of late, but Pissed Jeans here keep them firmly in check.

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Album: Dangerous! – Teenage Rampage

September 22nd, 2011

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Dangerous!
Teenage Rampage
19 September 2011
Epitaph Records

by Ryan Williams

Another day, another band with an inappropriately punctuated name. This is Dangerous!. (That’s why the punctuation is inappropriate.) It’s not too hard to get past thesimilarities with The Hives and especially The Vines but there’s a bit more to them than being just another bunch of Aussie garage rockers.

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