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    Shirks, The – “Action Men” – [Cricket Cemetery]

    shirks
    Time travel via riffs. Peel off the decades, peel out of the
    parking lot. The guitarists slash with a bar chord, and
    then burn with treble end sting. Vocals aren’t wasted drunk
    but well on their way and enjoying the party. The drums use
    $1 worth of gasoline and somehow run all night. On “Gimme Less”
    Less is for the best, they walk the walk, they sing those
    lines and deliver the message in person. Rock ‘n’ roll blast.
    All three songs share the same DNA, the latter two jump
    you with the drums right from the start. The first gives
    the drummer one breath to rest and then into the fray.
    High energy, high reward and higher decibels. Sure to
    sound even better on car stereos as the cars blitz past
    the speed limit. Three songs, gone to seed and gone too
    quickly, seems like the Shirks have been plugging in and
    plugging away at it in Washington, DC for a while. Pretty
    ruling power punk from a label with a lot of action in
    different directions.

    -Thurston Hunger

  • Reviewed by Thurston Hunger on November 29, 2013 at 10:12 pm
  • Filed as 7-inch,A Library
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