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Strung Out: Suburban Teenage Wasteland BluesSuburban Teenage Wasteland Blues (1996)
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Contributed by: fatheadMark Williams
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In my opinion, there are only three bands that really matter. Decendents, Jawbreaker, Strung Out. The Decendents are as pop as punk should ever sound, Jawbreaker is as "emo" as punk should ever sound, and Strung Out is as metal as punk should be.Then again, this is my humble opinion. Who am I to s.
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In my opinion, there are only three bands that really matter. Decendents, Jawbreaker, Strung Out. The Decendents are as pop as punk should ever sound, Jawbreaker is as "emo" as punk should ever sound, and Strung Out is as metal as punk should be.Then again, this is my humble opinion. Who am I to say what punk should sound like.

This album was Strung Out's second, and I think their best. For the record, I love almost every song they've released, including the ones on "Sonic Defiance". Some of Strung Out's best songs are found on STWB. "Firecracker", "Wrong Side of the Tracks", "Solitare","Six Feet", the list goes on and on.

Talent-wise, there is no comparison to Strung Out. Their guitar licks are jaw-dropping. Jordan, once again in my humble opinion, is the best drummer out there, and it really is a spectacle to see him play live. The lyrics complete the sound, with every song extremely well written and thought out. I could keep writing about this band til carpletunnel sets in, but I wont.

Suburban Teenage Wasteland Blues is a masterpiece. Some may like "Twisted By Design" more, but to me it's a very close second place. Any release by this band is worth the 20 bucks, or whatever mega-stores charge these days, but order it from Dr.Strange or some other cool online punk store and save yourself some cash.

Decendents, Jawbreaker, Strung Out. That's it.

 

 
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Daviedos9966 (May 25, 2014)

Oh man Solitaire is the best song ever made

nedsammy (January 31, 2011)

Bought this on the stregnth of it's review, and yep, it's amazing.

ak3punk (April 24, 2008)

Probably one of the best albums ever made in the history of life. It's fucking brilliant...

Will_StrungOut (April 22, 2007)

One of the best fucking albums ever.

Hezza (August 2, 2006)

Can't rate it highley enough, it grabbed me and pulled me into punk music

Anonymous (June 18, 2006)
someone-yeah (July 19, 2005)

The only thing I dont like about this album is the production. Imo it's really meh sounding.

But the songs are good and thats what really matters.

bloofy (November 11, 2004)

This is their second best CD IMO, second to LiaD, which blows me away every time I listen to it.

budac (July 4, 2004)

This has been my favourite band for so many years!

And this is the album that did it! The rest just confirmed my original opinion!!

Their official site says they are back in the studio!!!

Can't wait!

Anonymous (March 26, 2004)

this is what any fast/melodic/skate/whateverit'scallednow punk rock band should sound like. this album is absolutely perfect. i bought it the day it came out, and i still listen to it today. the guitar work is unreal. unfortunately, strung out hasn't come CLOSE to putting out anything like this since.

jbigwig (January 22, 2004)

Simply put a punk rock masterpiece.

Anonymous (August 17, 2003)

This is a godly cd.

-c22

Anonymous (June 25, 2003)

Sickest thing ever. This cd will change your musical life. This, with opivy, deserves to be the number 1 review.

Anonymous (June 21, 2003)

Completely, AMAZING fucking band, my goodness!!!!

Anonymous (May 28, 2003)

BRING OUT YOUR DEAD!!!
So.

Fucking.

Amazing.

-bemused- (sorry scott I stole that style of comment from you)

Anonymous (April 20, 2002)

What a masterpiece wohaaaa!!!

Anonymous (December 26, 2001)

just bought it today. punk fuckin rock, what a masterpiece...

Anonymous (October 4, 2001)

Fathead, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR CONVINCING ME TO BUY THIS CD. I love this band so, I must find Twisted By Design now...

-Senor Potpourri

Anonymous (August 13, 2001)

This is my all time favorite CD. And in my opinion the best punk band out there.

If there was such a thing as a Punk Rock Album Hall of Fame, this would be one of the first albums to be inducted.

Anonymous (July 7, 2001)

every song is great, a masterpiece

Anonymous (July 5, 2001)

This album is the best album ever.

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