REVENGE OF THE PSYCHOTRONIC MAN / BOOTSCRAPER : The Bear and the Tiger: CD

Bootscraper is from Leeds and is a folk punk band, as opposed to Manchester’s Revenge Of The Psychotronic Man, known for fast-paced melodic hardcore. The joke here is that each band covers songs of the other, which works better than expected. Reminiscent of the famous Born Against / Screeching Weasel split from the 1990s, it’s refreshing to see bands this disparate pay tribute to one another. Also available on vinyl with a download card, TNS Records did a class act with the presentation here. 

 –Art Ettinger (TNS, tnsrecords.co.uk)