Full Circle (1997) by Pennywise

Categories: 1997 and Music.

I don’t love 90s punk, I generally find it too polished and too formulaic for my tastes. I’m not sure what it adds to the legacy of hardcore and frankly it’s all too one note. You can get away with one-note when you’re doing something brand new, but when you are doing a slightly more polished version of something that is, at this point, nearly two decades old, it’s kind of tiresome (to me). Read More

Prime Cuts by Suicidal Tendencies (Epic 1997)

Categories: 1997 and Music.

We should all just get past the idea that compilations suck. They do, and so those of us who know this should just not buy them (FYI, I don’t own this). That being said, they can be useful to borrow from a friend (like I am doing right now) or what have you. This way you can at least find out whether you should buy the albums. So there are a number of problems with this that I, a non-ST fan, was not really aware of: re-recorded songs (ugh) and new songs (ugh). Both are big signs to stay away Read More