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Avskum / Punkista
Album:Punkista Collection:General
Artist:Avskum Added:02/2004
Label:Prank 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-03-01 Pull Date:2004-05-03 Charts:Loud
Week Ending:2 May18 Apr11 Apr14 Mar7 Mar
Airplays:11123

Recent Airplay
1.Sat, 12 Mar 11:D. Cannibal
Overkill: Opium of the (m)asses
4.Wed, 28 Apr 04:mike
Baptism of Solitude
2.Sat, 10 Jul 10:Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Bloodstains Across Atherton-Nict, Nein, Nei, Nyet, No
5.Sun, 11 Apr 04:smurph
Oh Messy Life
3.Sat, 15 Jul 06:Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Bloodstains Across Atherton
6.Wed, 07 Apr 04:mike
Baptism of Solitude

Album Review
mike
Reviewed 2004-03-04 
Amazing hardcore from Sweden. This is crusty political hardcore, that never gets too fast with harsh vocals you can understand. Very, very similar to Discharge, Siege, and Totalitar. This is their 3rd album. Some tracks are in Swedish (2, 4, 5, 6, 9) (I think that’s Swedish). A lot of the tracks sound the same.
**1. Starts with long sample of what sounds like a radio or TV playing in the background. Wonderful melodic guitar fades in then the track rips in fast hardcore punk. A bit of an anthem feel.
2. Speedy, short, and straight forward.
3. Titles says it all, “State Terrorism”.
4. Catchy in the way Discharge was.
5. Vocals are more harsh.
6. Short.
**7. More melodic and fun to sing along with.
**8. Melodic beginning with almost spoken vocals, directed directly at the US. “Fuck off, I hate your war”. Never gets heavy, sorta like a anti-war ballad.
9. Different guitar sound. Choppy and odd.
10. Simple. Good.
**11. Unique drum sound that sounds like quick cymbals cut off. A complete punk anthem. “Dancing pogo in despair”.
**12. Another one directed at the US. “United States of War”. There are a couple fucks you can sorta hear.
13. Guitars aren’t so ruff and sound more punk. “fucking walls fucking walls fucking walls”.
14. Straight ahead anti-racism song. 15. One, two, three, “Children of war”.
Really good stuff. -mph

Track Listing
1.Fight Back Capitalism 8.I Hate Your Fucking War Song
2.Blod Rod 9.Svinens Sang
3.State Terrorism 10.The Master and Slave System
4.Ingen Manniska Ar Illegal 11.The Punk Empowerment
5.Girigbukar 12.United States of War
6.Sla Tillbaka 13.Welcome to the Flatland
7.Losers Union 14.Fight Back Racism
 15.The Children of War