CAVEMEN, THE: Dog on a Chain: 7”

Sep 20, 2017

Press for this release states The Cavemen would have fit right in during the ‘90s garage punk boom, and that’s on the money. Everything about this release—the black and white cover, the photos, the blown-out guitars, lyrical subject matter – are reminders of the best of the ‘90s rock’n’roll punk. Considering the label, (Slovenly) one shouldn’t be surprised. All three songs shred but the back and forth male-female vocals on “Dog on a Chain” give that tune a slight edge. Slovenly puts out consistently top drawer slash-burn-pounding records. They’re one of those labels where you can buy any release based on knowing the label and be guaranteed a good time. –Sal Lucci (Slovenly,