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Retro-Review: ‘Life on the Ropes’ by Sick of it All

Sick of it All is one of those bands I’ve always known about but never really listened to. You can blame that on a number…

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Retro-review: ‘Rock For Light’ by Bad Brains

Thrash metal and punk have always been closely connected in a rather incestuous way. That connection goes further back than D.R.I.’s 1987 album Crossover, which…

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Retro-Review: ‘Fit to be Tied’ by Aversion

The 1992 album Fit to be Tied  by the band Aversion is probably the best album of that year you’ve never heard of. Sure, there…

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D.R.I.’s ‘Crossover’ melds metal, punk perfectly

When you talk about punk music, a lot of those on the outside looking in think of people with facial piercings and multi-colored hair shaved…

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‘Death to Capitalist Hardcore’ by Sore Throat a short, hard mess

When it comes to British grindcore band Sore Throat, you can at least say they know how to squeeze things. Their 1987 Death to Capitalist…

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