Jan 31, 2018

If you were to go through the archives of reviews on the Razorcake site, it would become evident that my loathing of Celtic-themed punk rock has been fairly heavily documented over the decades. Well, I can safely say that there is something out there that eclipses that hate a million times over. Pirate punk… Let that sink in for a second. Don’t get me wrong. I like me a good shtick band (hell, I put on a shitty Santa suit and belt out xmas punk songs every year), but this is ridiculous. Like, how many times can you re-write “Friggin’ in the Riggin’”? The answer, according to this disc, is seventeen times. Musically, it’s mid-tempo, sluggish “chugga-chugga” rock for the most part, but these brigands also delve deep into… wait for it… Celtic stuff. Yo-ho, Yo-ho… That’s it. I’m running for the plank. –Ty Stranglehold (Rowdy Farrago,