ENERGY: Race the Sun: 7”

Jan 06, 2009

To call this melodic would be an understatement. To call it hardcore would infer it’s hardcore. This sounds like a bad pop punk band trying to cover A.F.I. They cover Bobby Freeman’s “Do You Wanna Dance” in tribute to the Ramones’ 1977 version, but their take doesn’t hold a candle to either. With a lot of people hyping this band, the fact that it’s on Bridge Nine Records, and their show here in Tijuana coming up, I was psyched to get this in the mail. Unfortunately, as soon as the needle hit the clear purple vinyl, it all went downhill. Don’t believe the hype.

 –Rene Navarro (Bridge Nine)

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