Wednesday, May 23, 2007

The Spits

While most Ramones-style punk bands remain camouflaged in the genre's seemingly endless forest, The Spits are wearing a fucking bright-orange hunting vest... with plenty of pockets for shotgun shells and bola ropes. They stand out and do damage. Humor and hooks get the job done, but the concealed Rambo knife of their sound is the way the vocal rhythms stay interesting, both in and out of the choruses. This video for "Terrorist Attack" also kills:

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