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Champion

Champion: Count Our NumbersCount Our Numbers (2002)
Bridge Nine Records

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If you're a fan of hardcore, theres a good chance that you've heard of Champion, but have never actually heard them. You owe it to yourself to check them out, because their infectious sing alongs and energy are well worth your time. Seattle's Champion have been playing their brand of straightedge.
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If you're a fan of hardcore, theres a good chance that you've heard of Champion, but have never actually heard them. You owe it to yourself to check them out, because their infectious sing alongs and energy are well worth your time.

Seattle's Champion have been playing their brand of straightedge hardcore since '99, and with this, their second release, they expanded their fanbase, and more than pleased the current one. Taking the best parts of old school youth crew, and throwing in newer elements, they've developed a sound that helps them stand out from the pack. At 6 songs (5 originals, and a cover), its not very long, but its great while it lasts. The recording is excellent, and the guitars sound great in particular, with really strong back-up vocals accompanying each track.

This is hardcore with heart, and its actually fun. It usually makes me feel like breaking something everytime I listen to it, because the energy on this EP is contagious. If you like old school or straightedge hardcore, this is a band you need to hear.

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eyvert (June 8, 2004)

HABBA,HABBA! that's all i have to say about this one!

Anonymous (June 7, 2004)

Carry On is another good band off that label, shit that label is one of the best ones for true hardcore, not those damned bands that overuse double bass, and the guitarists are on non-stop solos, and the singer sounds like he's grunting his ways through the songs(caveman-core if you ask me)

pwfanatic (June 6, 2004)

being from the seattle area, i have seen these guys play alot, and yet i have never really actually taken the time to check out their recorded material. this score is for their kick ass live show.

Anonymous (June 6, 2004)

"hardcore with no metal. Thank godm..its great"

there is a lot of hardcore with no metal...you have just been looking on this website for your info.

this band rules...no doubt. when they come to philly with CBK, its def. gonna rule.

soulbleed (June 5, 2004)

i love this ep. 'come out swinging' owns too, and so does their new full-length.

FortyMinutesWest (June 4, 2004)

Pretty cool band, I don't know why they don't get more attention.

Anonymous (June 4, 2004)

hardcore with no metal. Thank godm..its great

Anonymous (June 4, 2004)

these guys were good when i saw 'em live. they're opening for comeback kid soon and maybe i'll pick this up.

TahoeJeff (June 4, 2004)

I like NOFX's Decline better

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