Sounds Like: NoMeansNo, Bad Religion, Minor Threat, Circle Jerks, Society Gone Madd!
Label: VIAble UTTerance records
Bio: Sick and tired of a society gone mad and the many laws passed daily that limit our freedom and liberty, we decided to voice our anger through our music. This Side of Anarchy's music concerns how society is slowly destroying itself from within and suggests ways to make society a better place and l...See Full Bio
“This CD certainly has no time for subtlety. Here we have fourteen songs of easily digestible political punk. Sort of the same way the PIST were. Political songs that are so straightforward, they actually become clique (or even worse, an unintentional parody of the genre). If you're super young, this could be a fun listen. But for all the folks out there who are no longer a fourteen-year-old with an AUS-ROTTEN back patch, this kind of stuff just seems so obvious that it becomes boring. It is true that the government just wants our money (as one song suggests) but if you are going to be the 34,481st band to write a song on that topic, ya gotta give us something a little bit more nuanced. Although, if you are one of the many punks out there who spend a fair amount of time staring longingly at your old PIST tattoo, THIS SIDE OF ANARCHY might help fill that void in your life. And while the songs' delivery may be a bit heavy handed, these songs do rock pretty hard. (FS)”