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Millions of Dead Cops

Millions of Dead Cops: Millions of Dead Cops/More Dead CopsMillions of Dead Cops/More Dead Cops (1982)
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Intelligent, passionate lyrics and aggressive music makes MDC one of the most overlooked and underrated US punk bands. Million of Dead Cops/More Dead Cops is a cd compilation of two of MDC's more powerful vinyl releases. Their current incarnation may be seen as a little more than a mockery of the .
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Intelligent, passionate lyrics and aggressive music makes MDC one of the most overlooked and underrated US punk bands. Million of Dead Cops/More Dead Cops is a cd compilation of two of MDC's more powerful vinyl releases. Their current incarnation may be seen as a little more than a mockery of the moving band documented on this release. MCD's music is reminiscent of early Dead Kennedys, with break neck drumming, intricate guitar riffs and piercing vocals; coincidently Klaus Flouride and East Bay Ray, of DK, mixed this album.

Vocalist Dave Dictor lyrics' are at time introspective, as on "I Remember" and "American Achievement," with the depressive verse "Goin' drinkin'/call this livin'/think I'm dyin'" and at time humorous, such as on "John Wayne Was a Nazi" and "Corporate Deathburger." Earth Crisis could have written a million more songs promoting vegetarianism, but none could have been as funny yet convincing as the countryish "Chicken Squawk." Being natives of Texas, MDC have developed a distaste of the sheer stupidity, "Violent Rednecks," and blind nationalism, "Church and State," of hicks.

Millions of Dead Cops/More Dead Cops should be one of the most popular early hardcore records. The music may seem a bit dated, but MDC's hope for social conscience, equality and liberty is not. This album is an essential for any fan of punk.

 

 
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TheOneTrueBill (December 10, 2002)

i don't have this yet, been looking for it forever, but i do have the "Multi-Death Corporations" 7", found it in the used "Punk/New Wave" section for 5 bucks. a damn good steal i must say

evildeadalive (August 19, 2002)

Good shit.

Anonymous (August 17, 2002)

Saw them in Tompkins square not to long ago, they were actually pretty good. Granted Dave Dictor is the only original member right now.

Anonymous (August 17, 2002)

The question of the day

Just how many members have been in this band anyways? On like every release they had a different lineup. and since they moved to Long Island, NY a couple of years ago theyve had like 5 or 6 members come and go (including members of the scofflaws and mephiskapheles....weird)

punky (August 17, 2002)

It was more of a project thing then a real band.

maverick (August 17, 2002)

Anyone know whatever happened to the Submissives? Weren't they ex-MDC/Poison Idea? I know they came out with one album on Honest Don's back in 1997 or something...

-Scott

punky (August 16, 2002)

A classic, but still not my favourite MDC album.

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