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Down By Law

Down By Law: PunkrockacademyfightsongPunkrockacademyfightsong (1994)
Epitaph Records

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Long before Dexter Holland and Propagandhi were writing political content into their lyrics, Dave Smalley was slapping the man in the face with his punk tunes. Down By Law doesn't always come up with the catchiest riffs (although Flower Tattoo and Sympathy For The World have moved a few toes to ta.
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Long before Dexter Holland and Propagandhi were writing political content into their lyrics, Dave Smalley was slapping the man in the face with his punk tunes. Down By Law doesn't always come up with the catchiest riffs (although Flower Tattoo and Sympathy For The World have moved a few toes to tappin') or the most commercial sounds. They do, however, have something to say, and say it over some impressive musicianship. While Blink 182 talks about their balls, Smalley has been talking about everything from women to genocide - and for my money, well...

 

 
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punk_rawk_show (September 10, 2007)

Good album

pennywise4life (December 23, 2006)

this is a good album by a good band

coldjuly (August 31, 2001)

My favorite DBL album, "sympathy for the world" fucking ruled...hell the entire album is awesome.

fathead (April 11, 2001)

they are the worst band with the best name.i liked gruesome gary though.

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