Wednesday, 21 October 2015

THE SPUDMONSTERS


































"Stand up..."
Year:  2011
Country:  US
City:  Cleveland , OH
Label:  Fast Freak
Format:  CD , LP
Tracks:  12
Time:  30 min.
Lyrical themes:  straight edge
Genre:  rock
Style:        Beatdown         Hardcore




























After twelve years of total musical silence these masters of beatdown hardcore returned in 2011 with new album and world tour. The album has no surprises neither secrets, so the band fortunately repeat its great talent this kind of slow and downtempo hardcore with chorus, anthems and a way to make music and lyrics which can to remind bands such as: Biohazard, Snapcase, Earth Crisis or why not: Agnostic Front. The quality sound is simply perfect for this kind of music and the whole of album has not more than thirty minutes. Great band no doubt. The release was made, distributed and promoted by a record label called "Fast Freak Records" which is specialized in beatdown, new-school and straight edge hardcore bands.
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"Moment of the truth"
Year:  1996
Country:  US
City:  Cleveland , OH
Label:  Century Media
Format:  CD
Tracks:  12
Time:  30 min.
Lyrical themes:  straight edge
Genre:  rock
Style:        Beatdown        Hardcore





























The band was founded in 1989 and consists of singer Don Foose, guitarist Scott Roberts and Chris Andrews, bassist Steve Swanson (who is also nowadays musician in death-metal band  Six Feet Under) and drummer Eric Matthews. Together, the members developed the first straight edge hardcore songs and first appeared on the compilation "Metal Massacre XI" of Metal Blade Records in 1991. The band reached a deal with the german label Massacre Records. In 1993, their debut album was released in Stop the Madness Records, and then went along with Biohazard on tour through Europe. Around the same time converted Don Foose to Hare Krishna, which the band's music was often mistakenly referred to as Krishna-Core. There were other tours with bands like MOD, Life of Agony and Pro-Pain. In 1995 the second album No Guarantees after guitarist Chris Andrews had left the band and was replaced by Eric Klinger (Pro-Pain). Once in 1996 with Moment of Truth appeared another album, the contract was terminated with Massacre Records. In 1997, followed by another European tour with Pro-Pain. In April 1998, Foose left the band to set up the group Run Devil Run, which the band was initially resolved. In subsequent years, the members set up other bands or other bands joined in. The band appeared now and again, but answered only in 2011 with their album "Stand Up" for what you believe completely back.
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