VIOLENT AFFAIR: Stand Trial: CD

Mohawks? Check! Stencil Lettering? Check! Post military occupation imagery? Check! We got us some hardcore punk rock here. I really liked what I was hearing. No new ground being broken, but “If it ain’t broke…”, right? Well, the one problem I came up against was the vocals. They just seemed out of time with the music for pretty much the whole disc. I dunno, but with a band that can obviously play well, it becomes glaring when the vocals are just shouted over the top. It’s too bad, really…

 –ty (Unrepentant)