Bargain Music – 77 03 – CD

Bargain Music – 77 03 – CD

Bargain Music – 77 03 – CD (Beatville Records) Maybe it’s just because they’re from Long Beach, CA too, but Bargain Music just wants to be Sublime. Everything about this is a complete rip-off: lyrical and vocal style, the ska influence, all of...
The Casualties – For the Punx – CD

The Casualties – For the Punx – CD

The Casualties – For the Punx – CD (GMM Records) Gutter punk ’77 style straight outta NYC. These guys have the look (the mohawks, the bondage pants, the spiked leather), and the snotty attitudes to match. Great live photos, and the cover is nice and...
Core – The Hustle is On – CD

Core – The Hustle is On – CD

Core – The Hustle is On – CD (Tee Pee / MIA Records) Oh God…I know this CD had to have ended up in the unclaimed pile, and I got stuck with it. Oh, the humanity… anyway, Core really sucks. “The Hustle Is On” is a collection of...
Stuart Hart – Inner Voice – CD

Stuart Hart – Inner Voice – CD

Stuart Hart – Inner Voice – CD (Mother West) I have no idea how this CD got sent to Mutant Renegade Zine for review. It would be much more appropriate for something like Soft Rock Weekly, if such a publication even exists. “Inner Voice” is, in...
In My Eyes – Nothing to Hide – CD

In My Eyes – Nothing to Hide – CD

In My Eyes – Nothing to Hide – CD (Revelation Records) Hardcore a la Gorilla Biscuits with a really nice, tight sound. Sweet Pete lays down some great vocals, and the guitar work of In My Eyes is some of the best I’ve heard from a hardcore band since...