Allmusic.com recently paid tribute to the year 1979 in their “Allmusic Loves…” series. That write up reminded me that with every decade, music fanatics like me going though a period of dismay and aggravation with the state of music. In 1979 so-called music critics declared punk rock dead, and many people followed like lame sheep. […]
Don’t let the spit-and-snarl of Against All Authority fool you. These guys have just enough awareness of what makes a great pop song to put together punk rock that’s catchy without being sugary, and still retains an authentic sense of anger at the injustices that have been fueling punks since the seventies.