Tag Archives: street punk

Useless ID- State Is Burning

Useless ID– State Is Burning Release date: 2016Jul01 Label: Fat Wreck Chords Rating: 4/5 Newest release from Useless ID. Sounds like stripped, old school punk to my jaded ears. Favorites include “Land of Idiocracy“, “Stopwatch“, “Creation“, “State is Burning” and “We Don’t Want the Airwaves” (lots of name-dropping, a Ramones tribute). It’s fast, it’s loud […]

Swingin’ Utters- Fistful of Hollow

Swingin’ Utters- Fistful of Hollow Release date: 2014Nov11 Label: Fat Wreck Chords FCC: 3,10,11,12 Try: 3, 4, 6,10, 11,14 Rating: 3.5/5 I’m quite pleased to see that there’s a new release from the Swingin’ Utters. I feel incredibly out of touch as I have not spun their wares in ages. “Alice” opens up with the […]

Rancid- Honor Is All We Know

Rancid– Honor Is All We Know Release date: 20141027 Label: Hellcat/Epitaph RIYL: Sham 69, The Business, Operation Ivy FCC: 1, 7,9 Rating: 4/5 Rancid return on Honor Is All We Know, their first release in 5 years. Honestly, they haven’t lost a step. Choice tracks are “Back Where I Belong” (snappy with a touch of […]

Missing Monuments

Missing Monuments– Self-Titled Release date: 2013Jul30 Label: Dirt Nap Records Rating: 5/5 Missing Monuments are fronted by King Louie Bankston, who hails from Louisiana. He also fronted King Louie’s Loose Diamonds with Jack Oblivian and Harlan T. Bobo. “Answer The Call” immediately brings to mind a cross of street rock and pop. Tracks that blew […]