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The Joykiller - Ready Sexed Go! (Cover Artwork)

The Joykiller

The Joykiller: Ready Sexed Go!Ready Sexed Go! (2003)
Epitaph Records

Reviewer Rating: 3


Contributed by: MeganMegan
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The Joykiller's Ready Sexed Go is a compilation of tracks from their previous releases along with seven unreleased tracks. The only song I knew by the band before hearing this disc was "Hate," and I only new it from Punk-O-Rama volume 2. While this album doesn't make me want to run to the nearest .
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The Joykiller's Ready Sexed Go is a compilation of tracks from their previous releases along with seven unreleased tracks. The only song I knew by the band before hearing this disc was "Hate," and I only new it from Punk-O-Rama volume 2. While this album doesn't make me want to run to the nearest record store and pick up all their (out of print) releases, it is a decent album, especially for someone into punk with a slight twist. This band consists of Jack Grisham and Ron Emory from T.S.O.L, Billy Persons from Gun Club and The Weirdos, and Ronnie King who was keyboardist for Tupac Shakur and Snoop Doggy Dogg.

The band is versatile, able to go from shouting songs to sings with "la la la's" without difficulty. The songs are catchy and amusing (much like the album art, maybe I'm just immature enough to still find sexual humor funny). In the song "Go Bang" my favorite line is "isn't love the best? You find someone you like and you get them undressed… all I want to do is go bang."

The unreleased tracks are the real highlight of this album though. The last four tracks probably stand out as my favorites, and they are "Someone to Love?," "Breaking Up is Cool," "Miss Fortune," and "Emily." The band slows it down a bit for "Miss Fortune," turning into a ballad. "Breaking Up is Cool" is a funny story about high school breakups. "Emily is a fast and bouncy song that is extremely catchy.

Overall, this isn't an album that I would have picked up in the stores, and it's probably not an album that I'm going to be listening to very often, but for it's 77 minutes packed full of music that fans of the band will enjoy, especially the previously unreleased tracks.

 


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Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not respon sible for them in any way. Seriously.
Anonymous (January 24, 2004)

I scored this album ten. The unreleased material is absolutly awesome, one of the songs being off the fist unreleased Gentleman Jack album Dear No One and the rest being on the second one called Ready Sexed Go.
If you don't know about this band, look on Ebay for some of their albums, Self-titled is brillent, and Static is my favourite.
For more information on this band, go to http://www.geocities.com/strung_out_bassist/
Here you will find track listings for all the albums, and see http://www.mp3.com.au/GentlemanJackGrisham/ for a couple of more unreleased songs.

Anonymous (September 15, 2003)

Stop complaining about her then and start writing reviews, if you can do it better shitball!

Anonymous (September 14, 2003)

Seriously, this reviewer is the worst ever. All of her reviews are terrible.

Anonymous (September 13, 2003)

The greatest thing about TSOL was when they became a cock rock band and their was a hairstyle credit on the "Revenge"
album! Classic...

The Velveeta is flowing...

ElVaquero (September 13, 2003)

guns and roses are shit. no the.

TheOneTrueBill (September 12, 2003)

wow. i've never heard that joke before. Never.

funkisdead (September 12, 2003)

you know, tsol really were much better around the time the drummer from guns and roses was wearing a tsol shirt in one of their videos.

Anonymous (September 12, 2003)

I've got a boner

Anonymous (September 11, 2003)

megan is a dumb cunt who doesn't know her shit. if you didn't know anything about this band, you should have left it alone. first of all, this album is 'not' a compilation cd. it does have a number of tracks that were previously released, but most of the 'unreleased' tracks are actually new studio material recorded just for this album while jack was doing the first real t.s.o.l record in like 15 years. check out all of the joykiller's past shit, especially 'static' .. it didn't make much sense when it came out, but man this band had real staying power after the initial 'wtf is this' subsided. too bad all the albums except 'three' are out of print, but this is a good starting point. megan should go finger her dirty asshole.

Anonymous (September 10, 2003)

Piss Off kid!

TheOneTrueBill (September 10, 2003)

except for me and all the other people reading and commenting on how good the band is. shut it.

Anonymous (September 10, 2003)

Nobody cared when static was out fools and nobody cares now!

Anonymous (September 9, 2003)

static and 3 were amazing records.

"hate" being the one song on static i didnt care for.

its a sadly underrated band.

wyzo

Anonymous (September 9, 2003)

To the guy who only has "3" pick this up and get "Static" at the same time...

TahoeJeff (September 9, 2003)

this 10 is for the cover art

Anonymous (September 9, 2003)

I remember seeing this album cover in an Epitaph catalog a few years ago, for Jack's solo album, under the name Gentleman Jack Grisham. I did some research and found out that that album was never actually released, and apparently he decided not to waste the artwork, hence why I've seen this album cover before.

TheOneTrueBill (September 9, 2003)

Still haven't found this. Fuck I want it. All i have is "3" and i love it.

ZLNFTOC (September 9, 2003)

Good review. I should probably pick up this album soon but will wait until September 23 to bask in an hour or so of Jack Lloyd Jones/Ron Emory goodness.

Anonymous (September 9, 2003)

Album Cover of the Year.

-sickboi
(boobs & guns? you can't argue that)

Anonymous (September 9, 2003)

Jack Grisham os one of the best musicians ever!

Anonymous (September 9, 2003)

Did no one who actually knows the band submit a review? Static is hands down one of the greatest albums of the 90's...this review is pure shit.

Anonymous (September 9, 2003)

Why would Epitaph even bother putting this out? I saw two in a used bin for 99 cents. People didn't even buy the last TSOL CD.

Anonymous (September 9, 2003)

If you haven't heard Static you are fucking missing out. Definately up there with one of the best 'punk' albums of all time and the only time gospel has been effectively merged with punk. I can honestly say that he actually made a good move going from TSOL to Joykiller, which is a very difficult statement to make considering the high quality tracks that TSOL pumped out seemingly effortlessly.

Anonymous (September 9, 2003)

Didn't Jack already use this album cover a few years back?

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