booksmusicfilmstv.com: Home Books Music Films TV Cardinal Cox Index - Cardinal Cox News, Links, Reviews
Here Lies The Ruined
(Rowdy Farrago Records, 2006)
Reviewed by Cardinal Cox
Write Dope on Pnuk part 21
The Ruined are a local punk semi-supergroup, having its members drawn from bands Up, No Alibi, Hands Down and State Of Freedom. They have been playing their raucous (with the emphasis on both Raw and Rock) Horror-Punk for nearly two years. In that time they've gigged around the country, and released a couple of singles (the last split with elder local punk semi-supergroup Destructors666). In Spring 2007 they are due to be supporting The Shocker on a national tour. In advance of that they released this 8 track mini-album.
Two of the tracks ('City Of The Dead' and 'She Must Die') were previously released on the afore-mentioned split-single, though the new versions are more polished. The new tracks continue the themes of zombie youth in a braindead world. The planet is in the grip of a horror film, after all, and no-one can find an ending that won't lead to eternal sequals.
The music from the frenetic five piece is toe-tapping, bonce-nodding, bouncy, arm waving stuff. Join the Skeleton Crew on their lurching towards domination.
© All work copyright of Cardinal Cox.
This website is designed by booksmusicfilmstv.com.