Aug 02, 2017

Solid, hardcore-leaning streetpunk from Minneapolis. While some songs lean on the typical streetpunk tropes of revolution, loyalty, and of course, drinking—all quality songs, mind you—it’s when they get a little political that they catch my attention. “Enemy of the State” is an excellent protest song against the NSA and governmental violations of our right to privacy as a free people. “SOS” cites the police for excessive violence but also calls out a complacent citizenry, unwilling to really risk anything to fight against injustices like these. “They say it’s up to us, I say it’s up to you. If you’re sitting on the couch, there’s nothing you can do.” –Chad Williams (Pirates Press, / Longshot, / Oi! The Boat, / Rebellion,