UPPER CRUST, THE / THE GRANNIES: Lords & Ladies: Split CD

Long-running band The Upper Crust give us five tracks of their very AC/DC-influenced rock. Gives the appearance of being recorded live, but that may be a ruse. Very true to their Bon Scott-Esque roots. No room for misinterpretation. On the “flip,” the Jack Endino (cool!) mixed output by the equally veteran Grannies gives you a dose of Dragons-style punk rawk, but with a bit more of a sense of humor. –Steve Adamyk (Saustex, Saustex.com)