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Streetcleaner – Demo CS

Streetcleaner – Demo CS (self-released, 1997):  STREETCLEANER present you with a swirling, mosh-worthy metal attack right off the bat.  There are six tracks and they rarely provide a break in the action.  Equally influenced by hardcore, the burgeoning metalcore scene, … Continue reading

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Supa Gsus -Supa Gsus CS

Supa Gsus – s/t CS (2004?, self-released): It’s been a while, but I’ve got a lot of new stuff ripped.  Some of it comes courtesy of Simon once again, like this thing I’ve been sitting on for a while, partially because … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Hoboken – Punish The Innocent CS

Apocalypse Hoboken – Punish The Innocent CS (Full On, 1992):  A lot of people are familiar with APOCALYPSE HOBOKEN.  They were a totally unique, legitimately weird band.  This relatively early tape, which pre-dates Todd Pot taking over vocal duties, is … Continue reading

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V/A – Lake County Freak Show compilation 7″

Lake County Freak Show compilation 7″ (Dental, 1994):  Another eclectic taste of Chicago area 90’s punk, this time from the eponymous Lake County.  The A side of this slab is the more raucous, boneheaded punk rock fare, starting off with region … Continue reading

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Rustweiler – Sin, Squalor, and the American Lie 10″

Rustweiler – Sin, Squalor, and the American Lie 10″ (Peter the Weiner, 1997): Sorry for the extended absence.  My sound card on my computer crapped out on me and then shortly after my van was totaled when some bozo rear-ended me. … Continue reading

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Canadian Rifle – Live In Elgin CS

Canadian Rifle – Live in Elgin 2/17/07 CS (self released, 2007):  Canadian RIfle is one of the best bands in Chicago.  This is not a new development and this tape could potentially be used as evidence.  I think at the … Continue reading

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V/A – More Than Music 10″

V/A – More Than Music 10″ (Lance Harbor Records, 1997):  Sorry for the extended lack of posts.  I’m going to try and keep this more regular now that I’m home for more than a few days.  I was on tour … Continue reading

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Brokedowns – Demo CDR

Brokedowns – Demo CDR (2005, self released):  Once upon a time, a younger version of myself was in high school.  This brave youth and two of his good friends braved an icy Chicago snow storm to go to the old … Continue reading

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V/A Fool’s Gold compilation 7″

Fools Gold Comp 7” (Banter Records, 1993):   I love Chicago area punk from the early/mid 1990’s.  This 7” compilation is a pretty cool sampling of just that.  All the songs were recorded in the same place, in Hoffman Estates, which … Continue reading

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