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Speak 714

The Scum Also Rises


Yes, we have a cover with men playing guitars and screaming. Yes, we have fast music with gruff vocals. Yes, we have ‘88-style Hardcore. The one twist on this old story is the presence of an Official Old School Hardcore Guy, Dan O’Mahony (ex- No For An Answer, 411 – you remember them, right?). The only thing missing is those big old X’s on the back of the hands. Isn’t that how I remember it? Oh well. Lyrics consist of personal stuff and are yelled out. If you are into the ‘88 revival thing, go get this, because it’s well done hardcore.

Revelation Records, P.O. Box 5232, Huntington Beach, CA 92615;

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