all things old school: July 2011

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

DOWN IN FLAMES - Three Seven Inches On One CD

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Location: New Jersey
Release: Gloom Records, 2001 (out of print)

18 tracks, 12 minutes! This CD compiles 3 out of 5 Down In Flames releases: Start The Fucking Fire 7", Tear It Up Split 7"and Gate Crashers Split 7". The other 2 not listed here are: the first s/t 7" (1999) and the latest s/t 12" (2002) on 625 Thrashcore. Limited to 1.000 copies.

Gloom was a fine label, specialized in fast and thrash core from Albany, NY. They released Toxic Holocaust, Cut The Shit, The Rites, Close Call to mention a few. It seems their website just got offline. Good era.


Down In Flames 1999-2002

Sunday, July 17, 2011


Dutch label - Commitment Records has just announced 3 new releases, one is already out and 2 are on the way.

From Manchester, Currahee take cue from Ten Yard Fight and put together a new 5-songs-EP after 2 years since the Why We Fight 7". Artwork granted by Javier. Check this one song preview:

If you are into youth crew you should know about Critical x Point by now, if not heres another chance -Trial & Error:

Due to september, mexican It's Now debut EP contains 7 songs of fast, political vegan straight edge sang in spanish:

Thursday, July 7, 2011

MEDIA BLITZ - A Voice Of Our Own

Location: Orange County
Release: RedShift Records, 2011

They are back with a new EP, 7 songs of fast socal hardcore punk.
Showing some recording improvements and even more thrash elements compared to their first EP 'No Regrets', that was on my stereo for several weeks on 2010.

If you dig Lights Out, Right On and The Germs, be sure to give these guys a listen:

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