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The Horde

The Horde: The HordeThe Horde (2003)
1-2-3-4! Go Records

Reviewer Rating: 3.5
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Contributed by: maverickScott
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If you're going to call your band the Horde, you better rock. If you're going to have a skull and crossbones on the cover of your record, with two knives replacing said crossbones, you better rock. If you're going to put your band members' faces inside the holes of a set of brass knuckles on y.
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If you're going to call your band the Horde, you better rock.

If you're going to have a skull and crossbones on the cover of your record, with two knives replacing said crossbones, you better rock.

If you're going to put your band members' faces inside the holes of a set of brass knuckles on your back cover, you better rock.

If you're going to have a song called "Tongue of Death," you better rock.

Fortunately, the Horde rock, and rock hard. This 4-song EP, the only thing the band left behind before their sudden breakup, is an excellent representation on how to look tough, act tough, and sound tough all without looking, acting, or sounding pretentious. These songs all reek of circle pits, banshee vocals, headbanging breakdowns, and basement shows. A sloppy sound comparison would be to the Bronx or other bands along the "nu-garage" route, but this band seems to have more hardcore tendencies. It's sad to know that they've already disbanded, but they left behind a hell of a debut.

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Two Dollars and a Bullet

 

 
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Anonymous (June 12, 2004)

I believe that you can download the ep from their site for free.

FortyMinutesWest (June 12, 2004)

I agree with The Artist Formerly Known As Notaclevername.

Nu-car port-core

Anonymous (June 11, 2004)

personally, i don't see the alleged "nu-garage"-ness of this, and i love the bronx...kinda more along the lines of comeback kid meets a lazy minor threat to me,...but that's just me
what other crazy comparisons can we come up with, folks?

(formerly) notaclevername

Jesse (June 11, 2004)

Black Cross does this better.

BSD (June 11, 2004)

Nu-garage? What? Huh?

Nu garage. So garage rock with funnier looking people and over-production?

Anonymous (June 11, 2004)

Bar none the worst review ever. Bar none the worst review ever. Dare I say, Bar none the worst review ever. Bar None.

boldredletters (June 11, 2004)

wow, maybe its my shitty speakers, but the singer sounds kinda like ian mackaye in the mp3.

boba_fett (June 11, 2004)

haha. im gonna buy this just because the review made me laugh.

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