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Crush the Machine

by Dead End America

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douggystyle old punk/metal sound applied new times shit!
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activa44 In these blackest times, punk is what we most need. It's funny to think about how all the big hardcore bands spawned in the 80s, when the world was in much better shape than today.

Now there'd be more fuel than ever to this fire, but still lots of people will listen only because of the big names involved and overlook akin bands that are actually in the DIY scene still today.

Enough ramblin' though... the fucken riffs and skanks! And such crazy energy! These are 6 GREAT minutes!
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babenecore Bought it because of the cover and I am suprised of these little piece of art. Favorite track: Bullet for 45 (Straight from a .45).
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A perfectly appropriate title for this 7-inch EP of jack-hammering, old-school style hardcore tunes released by Southern Lord, written and played by a rogues gallery of real deal music lifers as a condemnation of the criminal Trump administration and republican party, in the same spirit of those by-gone days when Ronald Reagan or George Bush was the crooked, self-serving president of the crumbling United States empire. Never before has there been a more obvious target, as Donald Trump and his mafia family cabinet rape the country while Rome burns. D.E.A. is Tony Avila, Ian Watts, Nick Oliveri, Mike IX, Blaine Cook, and the legendary and beloved, late producer and drummer of Poison Idea, Steve ‘Thee Slayer Hippy’ Hanford. Dying shortly before the completion of this record, it stands as a final testament to his genius, one last hot-wired blast of his epic musical brilliance. - Mark Lanegan, August 2020


released October 30, 2020

D.E.A is:
Steve "Thee Slayer Hippy" Hanford – drums, vocals
Tony Avila – guitar
Ian Watts – lead guitar
Nick "Rex" Oliveri – bass, vocals
Mike IX Williams – vocals
Blaine Cook – vocals

Recorded at House Of Tain in Milwaukee, Oregon, The Magic Closet in Stayton, Oregon, and Mondo Generator Studios in Salton Sea, California. Mike IX’s vocals on "Bullet for .45 (Straight from a .45)" were recorded by Sanford Parker at Hypercube in Chicago, Illinois, and Blaine Cook’s vocals on "Searching For A Reason" were recorded at RGP in Portland, Oregon. The tracks were mixed by Mr. Ian Watts at The Magic Closet and mastered by Nick Townsend at Townsend Mastering.
The cover art by Dirty Donny and layout by Emma Maatman.


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DEA is:

Steve "Thee Slayer Hippy" Hanford
Tony Avila
Ian Watts
Nick "Rex" Oliveri
Mike IX
Blaine Cook

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