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Thursday, May 20, 2021

Predator (Atlanta); Heavy Metal (Germany); Trzpiot (Poland)

Predator is punk out of Atlanta, and they've got a new 11 song digital album called "Spiral Unfolds" due out May 28 from Total Punk Records. I've had a sneak peek at the full album and can attest to total radness through the length of the album:

Also got a sneak peak at Heavy Metal's "V: Live at the Gas Station Fighting the Devil," a 12 song digital release from the German band, also on Total Punk, and due out July 23. I wanted to like this rock'n'roll more than I did -- it's not bad, has some hits and misses -- the singles available for listen, "Motorbike" and "I Am Something" are swell, but the punky cover of "Burning Love," ("Gebrannte Amore") isn't as fun as the band thinks it is, and as the album was wrapping up I was kinda ready for it to wrap up. My favorite was "Centipede Venom," a brut piece that stood out from all the ironic garage punk pranksterism.

New CNQ fave Syf Records has been crankin out the hits, here's the latest, a two song digital release of lo-fi lovin':