4/19/11

Record Review: Victims-A Dissident

VICTIMS-A Dissident (Deathwish Inc., Tank Crimes, La Familia) 
By Nathan G. O'Brien on Scene Point Blank

You know how after your favorite bands have been around for a while they eventually make that back-to-our-roots kind of record that reminds you of the fire they once had?  Well this is one of the records that happen before that one.  Existing well past the decade mark, Stockholm,  Sweden’s Victims have been called many things—punk, hardcore, thrash,  d-beat, crust, metal, and…well, you get the picture.  With the release of their fifth full-length album, A Dissident, one could make an argument for the addition of another genre to the list: Pop.

As anyone who has had the pleasure of witnessing Victims play live can tell you, they bring an aural onslaught capable of transforming any dance floor into a whirlwind of flailing bodies and flung beer...  Continue reading here.

5 comments:

  1. So it's Nathan, not Nathen?

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  2. Wow, you can actually write something that's not filled with profanity and sexual innuendos, and you're good at it to boot. Nice work, Nathen.

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  3. Huh, no misuse of the semicolon and no mispellings. Scene Point Blank must have a good editor.

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  4. too long; didn't readApril 19, 2011 at 12:26 PM

    tl;dr

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  5. Happy Birthday James Franco. Thanks for the abundance of anxiety received, and near fainting that occurred this past weekend while watching 127 Hours. In return, my female friend, that I was trying to impress, referred to me as a “pussy”, when I demanded her TURN IT OFF! FYI, I turned it back on. Mos def deserving of the Oscar nominations. Nathan, nice review!

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