BOOTLICKER: Self-titled: LP

From start to fuckin’ finish, this one is a bruiser. Like that 2018 re-mastered Battalion Of Saints 2 x LP, or spinning every early-early Fucked Up 7” on separate turntables, it’s just an onslaught of burly hardcore punk that feels a notch above the rest of the pack. The previous releases I had heard from Bootlicker felt like they were dabbling in the various subgenres. The proper experimentation that good bands do. The necessary work that hopefully leads to something worthwhile. Well, if you need any more convincing, this record is not only worthwhile, but downright mandatory! Oh Canaduh, you win again! –Daryl (Neon Taste / Static Shock)