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HCS in Boston
Save The Swim Teams 7" release party!!
Sounds Like: Voodoo Glow Skulls, Cro-Mags, The Flaming Tsunamis
Label: Community Records
Bio: Brunt of it blends a mix of Old School Hardcore Punk with distorted, dissonant ska. Infectious choruses with driving beats are the backbone of their no bullshit sound. In their 15 year existence they have shared the stage with numerous national/regional acts . The current line up continues the tr...See Full Bio
““I’ve caught Brunt of It live in action—essentially a sustained jet blast of hardcore—so it’s kind of nice to be able to find the ska band within, and discern the melodies and musicianship that are clearly at work here. “Nah Nah Nah Nah” is a bitter post-mortem of a relationship gone bad: “Can’t you see what you meant to me?/Forgiving me is an impossibility…” “Art School Drop Out” is about a femme fatale who has reeled in her patsy in this film noir-ish tale (imagine “Double Indemnity” re-done by Quentin Tarantino): “Everyone gives her the second look/”The Stranger” is her favorite book/A psycho secretary is how she dresses/Clunky shoes, librarian glasses/Our love is deranged/A dangerous game/I’m under your spell/Lead me to hell!” These tracks are intense and brutal, but one hundred percent compelling.””