SUICIDE BID: This Is the Generation: CD

Now that the ska-punk wave of the late ‘90s is long gone, the current wave of bands isn’t coming out from under every rock in the universe. This London band reminds me of a mix of, say, The Specials, The Clash, Bad Manners, and The Four Skins. Apparently, this band was formed from the ashes of many bands that I personally never heard of, but their collective experience shows on this recording. They pull off the sound with precision and not one member is dragging the band behind. This easily could have come out in the early ‘80s and would have fit right in.

 –don (Household Name)