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Too Many Daves

Too Many Daves: Weekend at Dave'sWeekend at Dave's (2010)
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Too Many Daves do not have too many Daves–primarily because that doesn't make any fucking sense. Alright, maybe if you're trying to address someone in this band on stage (or perhaps more often, on floor), it might be difficult, as almost every dude in this band is indeed named Dave. And sure, .
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Too Many Daves do not have too many Daves–primarily because that doesn't make any fucking sense. Alright, maybe if you're trying to address someone in this band on stage (or perhaps more often, on floor), it might be difficult, as almost every dude in this band is indeed named Dave. And sure, Weekend at Dave's is a willfully ignorant paean to drinking, misanthropy, drugs, and drinking, but it's hard to deny how locked down the band have it on short, punchy, fun beardpunk songs.

Weekend at Dave's provides just under 22 minutes of a sorely familiar sound, with upbeat, melodic guitar lines and catchy, barked vocals. "Without alcohol, / dudes like us would fail the test," Dave Disorder admits in stumbling, hook-driven opener..."Dudes Like Us". "Just Fuckin' Kill Me" borrows from Off with Their Heads' suicide marches. By "Curb Stomp Your Enthusiasm", the band's given away their formula pretty transparently, but they nail it so well. Also, the sense they basically stole the guitar tone from "Do You Still Hate Me?" and built a band around it provides consistent delight.

There are some change-ups here and there. The slightly slower snarl of "Duderonomy" has a good, simple laugh at Christians, and a random "Cop Killer" cover (Body Count) injects some Negative FX-style, '80s hardcore into the picture (and it's easily the longest track here).

I wouldn't expect a master's thesis here or anything, but if you're looking for a good, somewhat stupid time, Too Many Daves bring the goods...and beer bongs.

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flingthepoo (August 4, 2011)

i'm a dave. we are fuckin badass. every word of it is true and we have fun. this guy writes reviews. he is a troll

nedsammy (July 5, 2011)

I built a dudes room while you were at work

Ravnos (July 4, 2011)

These are the Daves I know, I know
These are the Daves I know

thepopeofchili-town (July 4, 2011)

I don't listen to a lot of bands like this anymore, but it's pretty much impossible to not like this record. So fun.

detachedretina (July 1, 2011)

"Dude's Room" is the best fucking song! I wanted to make a video of me cleaning out a room and making it into a dude's room. It would use that cliche fast forward technique.

Misanthropee (July 1, 2011)

Definitely get the LP version, for some reason they made it a really nice gatefold.

mattramone (July 1, 2011)

The best album of any year. This album is so good, it's the album of the year in years it didn't even get released. This album is so good that I left it with my girlfriend alone in a room and she got pregnant. This record kicks more than Jason Statham in Crank. If this album was a cookie, it would taste like gunpowder and pussy. This record changed my life so profoundly that now I make nunchuks out of corn dogs and fight crime. Listening to this for the first time is what it must have felt like to put a bullet in Osama bin Laden.

I award this album infinity stars and long may it reign.

Make_Way (July 1, 2011)

such a fun listen

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