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Jesus Skins Nazareth

Jesus Skins Nazareth: Unser Kreuz braucht kein HakenUnser Kreuz braucht kein Haken (2002)
Knockout Records

Reviewer Rating: 4


Contributed by: mitchmitch
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I'm pretty sure Scott sent me this to review as a joke. I mean, come ON, a Christian oi band from Germany? I'll bet he figured he'd hear some fine comedy in the way of me ripping these guys a new one. Unfortunately, not even a jaded, cynical bastard like myself can withstand the awesome force o.


I'm pretty sure Scott sent me this to review as a joke. I mean, come ON, a Christian oi band from Germany? I'll bet he figured he'd hear some fine comedy in the way of me ripping these guys a new one.

Unfortunately, not even a jaded, cynical bastard like myself can withstand the awesome force of what is simply good rock music, and so I have mostly good things to say about this slab o' vinyl.

Sorry, Scott.

The Jesus Skins play yer basic melodic streetpunk oi stuff, with alternating anthemic and growling vocals. Nothing too groundbreaking as far as style is concerned. This is still very Business-influenced, very melodic, very gruff... You know, something to slam in a pit to and pump your fist in the chorus. But it's pretty listenable as far as this sort of thing goes. And I guess the fact that all the lyrics are in German is good, because this is a Christian band, and I really have no desire to listen to lyrics telling me how cool God is, ya know?

I can't really think of much else to say about this. If you're into German Christian skinhead streetpunk (they are apparently anti-Nazi, so, while I can't read the lyric sheets, I doubt they're saying anything too offensive [unless you really hate Christians for some reason]), this is for you. If you like oi at all, really, this album is a lot better than I thought it would be when I saw it in the mail. Very catchy.

Just make up your own lyrics, I guess.

Mitch
www.nothingnice.com

 

 
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Anonymous (January 1, 2003)

Christ! have you ever heard the term "live and let live" ?
if you hate something avoid it, what are you bitching about? really.

wasted
just so you'll know, not that it's any of your business, i'm jewish.

Anonymous (January 1, 2003)

HAHAHAHAHA! Only in your wet dreams would I ever be attracted to you, even if I was gay. Hey twat, the internet is more versatile than you think. Not only can you hook up with strangers and diss people with your lame and uneducated opinions, you might actually find something useful! Does your mommy do all your typing for you? Awwww...

OZ

p.s.- I hope you enjoy my size 11 feet in your ass.

Anonymous (December 31, 2002)

wow, after that last post of his I feel stupid for even arguing with him... music is music sir.. just enjoy it

Ryan
www.emoisdead.net

Anonymous (December 31, 2002)

Xtian or not, Jesus Skins Nazareth is the dumbest fucking name ever.

Anonymous (December 30, 2002)

Jeepers! Looks like someone has a hard on for me. I'm very flattered but my peepee is for the girlies. Damn dude 3 posts in a row! Do little hearts appear around your head when you type something to me? I know you must be used to it by now, but once again you're gonna have to face more rejection. Maybe you should do what you usually do when some guy breaks your heart. Run into your room, breasts a bouncin, jump on your bed and wrap yourself up in your hello kitty blanket. Have you seen those anti-drug commercials? The ones that say if you buy weed you're supporting terrorism? Well you're doing the same thing when you buy a christian punk cd. As for as their name, would you say that the jesus lizard is a christian band? So any band with the name jesus, god, christ, etc. is a christian band? I hope you have a foot fetish cuz I just put that big ol' size 5 of yours, right in your mouth. I bet this day was worse than when you couldnít quite button your size 42ís. Iím sorry for this I really am. I know you can always lose the weight, but you canít change the fact that Iím right, and that will hurt forever. twat

Anonymous (December 30, 2002)

I know, but I'd assume most of those people aren't native ''English speakers''.

oz

evildeadalive (December 30, 2002)

not to nitpick or anything oz, but there are lots of people who speak german that can hardly speak english...

Anonymous (December 30, 2002)

Twad moved on to a different room to make people hate him there. Aorry oz.

Anonymous (December 29, 2002)

punky siad christian punk is like all black white power death mteal band. what the fick is that?? does that mean allpunk is satan? yourew wrong.
brandon

Anonymous (December 29, 2002)

Oh, yeah. Don't try posting some lame comeback to try and make me feel like a dumbass. I've got you beat.

Oz

Anonymous (December 29, 2002)

By the way, if you can stay on this page day and night for 3 days straight just to see if any of your readers hate you (TWAT!), only to post hateful comments about them, you've got way to much time on your hands, bud.

Oz

Anonymous (December 29, 2002)

I haven't heard this album, but I'm giving it a 10 just to piss little twat boy off. Jesus christ (no pun intended), you are so incredibly stupid! The most intelligent word I've read of yours was ''visceral'', which I'm sure you looked up on some online dictionary.

You said some shit about buying an album without knowing that it's Christian, and then getting pissed when they start they're a'preachin'. First of all, they're called Jesus Skins Nazareth, you dumb fuck. What kind of a dumbass are you if you can't tell whether a band called Jesus Skins Nazareth is christian or not? And also, I'd like to point out that their lyrics are in German, so even if they are preaching, you couldn't understand it worth a goddamn (unless of course you speak German, which I highly doubt, as you don't even know how to speak English).

So, twat, next time you go apeshit about some album, make sure your nieve, 8th grade views are relevant, or that you've at least heard the album.

Oz

p.s.- Sorry about all the stupid banter that has nothing to do with the album or the review. Nice job, Mitch. Looks like someone has some tolerance for good music as opposed to twat's Anal Cunt records, which he can shove up his... well, twat.

Anonymous (December 27, 2002)

"Hey dooood! Why do you have to be so hateful man!?" hahahaha are you serious? Why do you have to be such a pussy? Jesus Christ is your mommy still breast feeding you? Take the tit out cho mouf and grow a pair.

Anonymous (December 27, 2002)

go mitch. woohoo!

Anonymous (December 27, 2002)

hey, dude, why do you have to be so hateful, man? Look, I know you don't want to hear any Christian music or whatever, but CHRISTIANS do. Not all the time or whatever, but some of the time. And me personally, I ONLY want punk and oi and maybe, MAYBE a little bit of other hard music. Dude, just because you don't want Christian music in the punk section of your cd store? man, if they put it in the Christian section, we could never find it, because I mean, it's mixed in there with all the lame music. If I'm gonna buy a cd, I'll buy it FIRST because it's punk, SECOND because it's Christian. Anyway, there's too much Christian punk for you to actually fight it:
www.thedealoi.com
www.officernegative.com
www.headnoise.or g
www.ocdisorder.com
www.fifteenthirteen.com
www.geocities.com /havocpunx
www.thediscarded.com
www.ampants.com
www.planb.tk
www.publicunrestministries.com
www.combatjunkies.com
www.thedis carded.com/scaterdfew
www.thelasthopeoi.com
http://thehanoversa ints.com
www.one-21.net

the list goes on. plus, there's more bands who don't have websites or already broke up, but their music is sill out there. face it, you're not going to get rid of us. I guess you'll just have to learn to deal with us.

maverick (December 26, 2002)

Thanks punky, the correct cover art is now up! You can all go to sleep safe now.

-Scott

Anonymous (December 26, 2002)

yay mitch wee!!!!

Anonymous (December 26, 2002)

xtianity is a crutch.

punky (December 26, 2002)

Scott, the cover for this cd is there...
http://www.southspace.com/recordreview.php?view=601

Oh and Mitch, good review...

Anonymous (December 26, 2002)

Haven't heard the record yet, but I will see them in March in Germany, I am so excited!!!
Shall I write a review for that show?

maverick (December 26, 2002)

For the record, this isn't the cover art for the release in question, but it's the best I could find. I hope no one minds.

-Scott

Anonymous (December 26, 2002)

Do you giggle like this "teehee" when someone pokes you in the belly? Cuz that would be funny. You're missing my point entirely. What I'm saying is that most christian bands do not say anywhere, other than the lyric sheet that they are christian. So when you start listening to the band and they start a preachin, itís pretty fucking annoying. There's a hell of a difference between singing about girls and god. When someone brings up the topic of religion you usually get a visceral reaction from both sides. Which would be good in most cases, I'm always open to a conversation with someone about the existence of a higher power. But I don't care who you are, you can't change someone's mind about religion. So most of the people that listen to christian punk bands are christians. Non-christians don't go looking for that kind of music. What's the big fucking deal about setting aside some little part of a record store for christian music. None of this matters, I would make a pilgrimage to Islam for one of the suicide girls. I would also whore out my beliefs for money to. Whatever fuck all of you. twat

Anonymous (December 25, 2002)

oh that last comment was from me, like you didn't know.. MAFF!

Ryan
www.emoisdead.net

Anonymous (December 25, 2002)

Well you see.. the thing is.. i was kidding about being in an emo band and needing to die, you weren't kidding about your comments. I don't care what kind of a band you have or what you believe.. that's the difference. As for the whole me being fat thing.. that seems irrelevent (i'm guessing you went to our webpage and saw me), unless the fat thing was a guess. I do, however, manage to make it out every once in awhile to see what a real girl looks like, so not to worry.. i'm in the 99 percent that you mentioned earlier. But as far as music goes what you said also doesn't really matter.. sure 99 percent of people believe and know girls exist...and of course not as many believe in God and even though I believe in him I can't prove he exists, but why does that matter when one writes a song? If you don't believe in something.. don't listen to it if you don't wanna.. but don't say that a band can't call themselves punk or anything else just cause you disagree with them.

punky (December 25, 2002)

I've heard about this band...seems kinda lame...
Christian punk is like all black white power death metal band.

Anonymous (December 25, 2002)

If you want religion cramped down your throat try walking down Main street in Greenville, SC. They'll give you all sorts of pamphlets and tell you how your going to hell if you dont stop and talked to the people giving them out. (just taking one isnt enough)

Anonymous (December 25, 2002)

If you see a cd in the punk section with the title "Jesus Skins Nazareth". I hope you have the brain power to determine that it is a Christian band and pass it up if your not into Christanity.
2. Why do children always comment on this site? Punk rock is open to any and everybody. Straight edge, anarchy, christanity, Militant americans, Nazis, Sharps, Anti-americans, and any and everybody who has something to say. I must have missed the lesson on what can and can't be punk rock. Could you please send me the memo? I would really like to read it Mr. Twat.
Shadow_blackflame@yahoo.com
Thomas

Anonymous (December 25, 2002)

You are the biggest fucking hypocrite. You preach tolerance like you're fucking martin luther king and then you go on to say, "just cause you disagree with what a band sings about doesn't give you the right to say what they are, and to answer your question.. If your in an emo band.. yes you should most definetly die." Hmmm thatís kinda funny. So it's ok to condone murdering people in emo bands? But it's not ok to comment on christian bands disguising christian music as punk? There's a difference between writing songs about girls and god dipshit. 99% of us believe in girls, there are the unlucky 1% that still have yet to see one up close you know who I'm talking about...ryan. Oh and this is how you spell definitely moron. As for you fat boy you want to talk about class? Didn't you send your boyfriend a cd called "Jesus Skins?" Because frankly being the religious person I am, I am offended deeply. Now go back to your bean bag chair and play your gamecube. T W A T

Anonymous (December 25, 2002)

Haha.. I was putting words into your mouth? Now you said this "Fucking pick one, pray or play. You can't do both." That would imply that if your a christian you can't be in a punk band would it not? and to say that if someone has strong enough christian beliefs that they are now gospel and not punk is absurd.. does that mean straight edge punk banda arent punk bands.. they are just straight edge cause that's their belief and so on? Punk is a style of music anyone should be able to play regardless of their beliefs. Just like alot of old and new punk bands feel strongly about politics.. and many feel strongly about girls.. and write alot about those subjects.. just cause you disagree with what a band sings about doesn't give you the right to say what they are, and to answer your question.. if your in an emo band.. yes you should most definetly die

Ryan
www.emoisdead.net

Anonymous (December 25, 2002)

I like how he ends all his posts with "twat". How fucking classy.

-Scotty

Anonymous (December 25, 2002)

Why cant't people believe in God and play in a punk rock band? You can't just simply have one side of the coin, it's Newton's law - everythong has an opposite and equal reaction. It's narrow-minded people like you that are helping to destroy the true nature of punk rock.

Anonymous (December 25, 2002)

It sounds wike I offended my wittle fwend. Go for it put words in my mouth. Change what I wrote to suit your reply. Yes, if you have strong enough beliefs and you play in band, you are now a gospel band. Don't fucking disguise the shit as a punk band. Don't put that cd in the same aisle where the punk cds are. And don't try to trick people into buying your fucking gospel record. Because believe it or not! Everyone doesn't share the same beliefs. If it's cheddar its fucking cheddar don't label that shit as swiss. www.emoisdead.net? So if I'm in an emo band I should die? Is that what you're saying? You are the dumbest person everÖhahaÖever. That was your statement you stupid cunt. Hey! Itís fun to change peopleís comments! Now you be a good little automaton and believe everything they tell you. twat

Anonymous (December 24, 2002)

Wow that sure was an intelligent comment. I guess if your a christian you shouldn't be in a band.. so if you have strong beliefs you have to pick between that and playing music? you are one of the dumbest people ever...haha.. ever

Ryan
www.emoisdead.net

Anonymous (December 24, 2002)

Jesus tap dancing Christ. Fuck this band. Not even adding Jesus on backup vocals and bagpipes could help this band. Fucking pick one, pray or play. You can't do both. If I wanted to have religion shoved down my throat I would live in the fucking Midwest. twat

Tahoejeff (December 24, 2002)

hanover saints are actually really really good.

kanguy (December 24, 2002)

There's a christian oi/street punk band from Sacramento called the Hanover Saints.

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