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Monday, May 30, 2005

No Trend

No Trend were a D.C. area band that didn't have much in common with the sound of the Dischord scene, as one listen to Tritonian Nash-Vegas Polyester Complex (available on Touch And Go Records) will attest to. Their LP More was apparently too different for T & G's roster and wasn't released until recently by Morphius Archives. Their older singles are harder to come by but were collected on When Death Won't Solve Your Problem on Lydia Lunch's Widowspeak records, which is out of print. These songs are from that collection.

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Saturday, May 28, 2005

Drunks With Guns

This St. Louis band played some nice sludgy punk rock (when playing nice sludgy punk rock didn't go over all that well). During their first show opening for 45 Grave and the Vandals they mostly just traded insults with the audience and did a lot of spitting. That was enough to get me to buy the first 7", the only thing I've ever owned by them, which i hated the first time I heard. They have since become a bit of a cultish favorite with some folks, and this record sure has grown on me. Here's the first 7" on Cheap Beer Records-

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Thursday, May 26, 2005

Stark Raving Mad

This Texas (Houston, I believe) band had two albums that I know of, MX and Amerika (and maybe a 10"). I was told they were bootlegged at one time, but I don't think they have ever been officially rereleased. MX is full of great, chaotic thrash all in under ten minutes. Amerika was a little tighter with some very Jello like vocals. I definitely prefer MX, so enjoy 9 1/2 minutes or so of great texas hardcore.....
Happy People
Waking Up
Capitalist Cunts
Mr. Hardcore
Machine Gun Youth
Down And Out
No Reason
Fuck The Army
Somebody's Watching
Life Or Death