SICK OF IT ALL: Outtakes for the Outcast: CD

An odds and sods compilation from one of NYC’s longest running hardcore acts. Includes material starting as early as ‘93 (the DJ Lethal of House of Pain remix of “Just Look Around”), on into ‘94 (covers of Sham 69’s “Borstal Breakout,” and “Straight Ahead” from bassist’s Craig Ahead’s first band of the same name). Also includes covers of The Misfits (“All Hell Breaks Loose”), Hüsker Dü (“Target”) and still more Sham 69 (“Rip Off”). Despite the diversity of the material they chose to cover, somehow the band still manages to make every song sound the same. How do they do that? It must be that city water.

 –greg (Fat)