ELVIS CHRIST: “Rock & Roll Savior” b/w “Wild at Heart”: 7”

Bands with Elvis, Hitler, or Christ incorporated into the name generally get an admittedly unfair strike from me. That sort of egregious name-dropping brings to mind the “Jesus Was a Cunt” shirt, which I feel reflects poorly on agnostics more than it serves to freak out the squares. Anyway, “Rock & Roll Savior”won me over right away. It’s a solid fifties rocker with a punky tempo and Hunx-esque vocals. Moves and grooves. Good one. Screw me. What’s in a name, anyway?

 –Billups Allen (1-2-3-4 Go!)