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Skeptix, The / Live At C B G B's
Album:Live At C B G B's Collection:General
Artist:Skeptix, The Added:12/2005
Label:Thunk Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2006-01-15 Pull Date:2006-03-19 Charts:Loud
Week Ending:5 Mar26 Feb19 Feb29 Jan

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 04, 2006:to heavy for titanium
Scarred For Life
4.Jan 28, 2006:to heavy for titanium
Life Today
2.Feb 24, 2006:knifefishhappyhour
Next Victim
5.Jan 28, 2006:Not The Time, Nor The Place
Still Share Your Fears (911)
3.Feb 15, 2006:Brownian Motion
Born To Lose

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2006-02-17 
Tough sounding English punk/hardcore from a band that goes back to early 80s. Has some connection to Drongos For Europe. Plows through a whole bunch of songs in nearly no time. Pretty similar to GBH, later Poison Idea and Bad Brains.
((((1)))) Wailling guitar, solid vocal attack.
(((2))) Rough n’ rumble Oi/slow Bad Brains mix.
(((3))) Bassy & thudding h.c./Oi! (FCC “shit”)
(((4))) A bit slower but still sorta speedy & catchy.
((5)) (FCC “FUCKING” in intro) Simple and annoyingly repetitive.
(((6))) Pretty ugly sound but slow & memorable.
((((7)))) TOO MANY FCCs AVOID!
(((8))) Repetitive as hell but nice guitar work & vocals.
((((9)))) Lots of snarling, uppity action.
(((10)) Rockin’, later GBH-like (FCC “shit”)
(((11)))) Rippin’ & snarling Oi/punk
(((12))) Beer swillin’, steady, fist flaying punk.
(((13))) 1-2 attack. Confrontational sound
((((14)))) Steady punk rawk with a right slaggin’ towards politicians & opportunists
(((15))) Very Oi! Sounding (FCC “bullshit”, “fucking” each sung once)
Bonus tracks are all recorded with a LOT of echo.
((((17)))) TOO MANY FCCs –AVOID!
((((18)))) Wailin’ guitar, punk set on destroy.
(((19))) Fast, DKs crossed
((((20))) (FCC “cunt” in the beginning) Totally destructive Poison Idea/Bad Brains with lots of feedback.
((21)) Raw but disjointed.
((((22)))) Speedy yet semi-structure. Here the rawness works to an advantage.
(((23))) Pummelling, nasty h.c. although even worse recording quality.
(((24))) Hammering punk rawk.
((((25))) Raw, rockin’ like the Germs on crack.

Track Listing
1.Scarred For Life 9.Vendetta
2.Life Today 10.Routine Machine
3.Legion Of The Damned 11.Traitor
4.Next Victim 12.Death And Destruction
5.Blue 13.For Your Country
6.Born To Lose 14.Still Share Your Fears (911)
7.Violent Streets 15.Got No Choice
8.Deathrun 16.Stop It While You Can