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The Vandals: Hollywood Potato ChipHollywood Potato Chip (2004)
Kung Fu Records

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I have always loved "Live Fast, Diarrhea." I probably listened to the album way too much. Actually, for a while, the Vandals were one of my favorite bands. "The Quickening" wasn't too bad, "Hitler Bad, Vandals Good" was frighteningly catchy. Then "Look What I Almost Stepped In" came out and I ju.
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I have always loved "Live Fast, Diarrhea." I probably listened to the album way too much. Actually, for a while, the Vandals were one of my favorite bands. "The Quickening" wasn't too bad, "Hitler Bad, Vandals Good" was frighteningly catchy. Then "Look What I Almost Stepped In" came out and I just about cried. The Vandals senseless charm and robust energy had been lost in a bunch of pop-punk gibberish. "Internet Dating Superstuds" tried to take them in the right direction but only did so much. So for a band that I had once liked so much, I was truly surprised when I saw their new album "Hollywood Potato Chip." Normally I stay up on top of new releases, but this one had slipped by my radar. Guess I really didn't have high expectations for the release.

The album opens very strongly with "How They Getcha", a song that harks back to the days of "Live Fast, Diarrhea," fast paced, crazy guitar solos on Warren's part, some wild drumming on Josh's part, and random screaming on Dave's part. These are the glory days of the Vandals, and I have wished for them to return to the past the past few albums. So far, so good.

The following song "Don't Stop Me Now" is a bit more relaxed, but isn't that bad. Unfortunately, that is where a lot of the songs fall under, not that bad. Nothing to scream about, just a step above mediocrity. The thing that has always separated the Vandals from other bands has been the franticness of their fun. The lyrics are pretty consistently senseless, but their best songs have always been those songs like "How They Getcha" where the band actually decides to harness their true talent. Warren is an excellent and inventive guitarist, but listening to this album, you can't really tell this much.

However, amidst all the alright songs, there are some gems. "Be a Good Robot" does a nice job of showcasing Josh's drumming through the pure speed. Warren throws in a very metal influenced solo and even Joe's bass skills can be heard throughout the song. The Vandals are a very talented bunch of guys who can throw an amazing live show, but it seems that they are losing their insanity touch finally. Because right after this song, "Manimal" is thrown in. This song recalls more along the lines of "Look What I Almost Stepped In," an album that is hardly a gem. It is slow and poppy, and seems like just another generic band singing somewhat childish lyrics.

This is what "Hollywood Potato Chip" boils down to. Songs like "Dig a Hole" and "How They Getcha" are up there with the better Vandals songs. Others don't seem to rise above the generic dribble that the band seems to have enjoyed putting out lately. Once again, like "Internet Dating Superstuds" they open strong but eventually turn boring. The album isn't really that bad by any means, but it also isn't that good. These guys either need to take a few months to find their old and true sound, or they should hang up the whole being a band shtick.

 

 
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Anonymous (May 14, 2006)

fuck you all, the album is good.

Anonymous (August 26, 2005)

>I saw the Vandals at the Warped Tour today, and Dave (the singer) >told the funniest joke of the day...

>"...speaking of Canada, NOFX is next. Ha ha. Ok, seriously George >Bush is one of the WORST presidents we have ever had." >(Audience cheers hysterically) "Which is kind of ironic considering >that his son is one of the BEST presidents we have ever had." >(Audience boos loudly, as the Dave laughs his ass off)

Er, that joke was stolen, that's a Neil Hamburger joke that Dave is quoting there...

Anonymous (May 31, 2005)

The best Vandals Album ever!!!

Medley (January 30, 2005)

This album is great. The return-to-form I'd been waiting for since "Look What I Almost Stepped In..."

For some funny and dead-on accurate reviews of the entire Vandals' discography check out www.markprindle.com/vandals.htm
My only complaint would be he gives "The Quickening" the same score as "Look What..." and "Internet Dating Superstuds"

Anonymous (October 3, 2004)

I really like it. You have to listen to the music. It's pretty intricate. Unlike many of you, Hitler Bad Vandals Good is my favorite.

Anonymous (September 16, 2004)

The score is for the last track, "I'm Crushed." Brilliant. #10 is also great---I can't believe nobody's mentioned these....

Anonymous (September 7, 2004)

I'm not going to say one of the previous posters was out right wrong.. but I'm looking at the cd insert for "Look What I Almost Stepped In" and I see Josh Freeze's picture and name on there along with the other 3... What do you base saying he didn't play on the album on?

I think the new album is great. I fear maybe some people don't really "get it" The Vandals my have evolved musically a bit but they're as sarcastic, insightful, intellegent, sharp and unapologetic as ever.

Anonymous (August 11, 2004)

I'm not going to bother to defend this album as I learned a long time ago that the Vandals are an aquired taste. Everyone I've ever talked to thinks that they're either brilliant or terrible. But to the reviewer: How annoying it is to consistantly read punk reviews where the chief complaint is that a particular band no longer sounds like they did when you used to like them. Is it a bad thing to evolve? If you feel the bands evolution is a bad thing, why not explain why instead of ignorantly dismissing it?

Anonymous (July 9, 2004)

While i think the vandals are not the roots of punk either and kinda suck, my main beef is this statement.

"(Side note: there is no such thing as punk anymore"

Although thats the 'cool' thing to say its not true. Fuckin Dillenger 4, Against Me! are two punk bands that come to mind. How you can say they are not punk is beyond me.

Anonymous (July 9, 2004)

Bwahahwwhsahhwaaaaaa! The Vandals ceased to exist when Stevo left the band. Joe Escalante is a fucking lawyer for Christsakes.
I grew up seeing the "new" vandals band members when they were playing parties in Costa Mesa a million years ago; I still don't get it. This band sucks and they're only in it for the money.

Anonymous (July 8, 2004)

And the roots of Bad Religion lye in the Germs and the Dickies. I'll be damned if 90% of their new fans know such.

-BSD

Anchors (July 8, 2004)

The roots of punk dont lie in the chords on the Vandals guitars, buddy.

Try Iggy Pop, Mc5, or even Bad Religion and The Ramones.

The Vandals were never anything all that special, and this release further proves their mediocrity.

Anonymous (July 8, 2004)

i haven't heard all of this, but i've heard how they getcha and my special moment which are pretty good songs.

oh yeah, and some of the pixies is pretty good. i'm sure if they released one of their old records on epitaph, you fucks would be jumping all over it.

Anonymous (July 8, 2004)

It's funny, this site is called "Punknews," but it has a bunch of naysayers talking shit on one of the strong influences of "punk" these days. (Side note: there is no such thing as punk anymore) This score is for the new album. Not their best effort, but certainly not their worst. Most importantly, an enjoyable listen, and UNDENIABLY better than that flavor of the week bullshit known as screamo and metalcore and whatever other types of music you kids listen to that makes you think that the Vandals are horseshit.

I know a lot of people on this site despise Atreyu, but you sound like their singer (he denied any influence from the godfathers of metal) when you talk shit on a band like the Vandals. This is your roots.

Anonymous (July 8, 2004)

whats a douche fest? is it like lilith fair?

har har, i know, lilith fair, didnt see that one coming.

wyzo

Anonymous (July 8, 2004)

"i enjoy modest mouse, the pixies, AND the vandals. im amazing."

no, you're just two bands short of a douche fest.

Anonymous (July 8, 2004)

look everyong just keeps bitching about the vandals and nofx when these bands continue to make awesome music! i mean honestly if you think that their albums are crap you're friggin mistaken look at every mainstream crappy ass bands out there then look at the vandals who continue to influence punk after many years. There are so many bands that i'v loved and have soldout or just went down the friggin drain but not the vandals or nofx. you can always trust them to remain real and have fun with their music, not like some other bitchy bands who just complain in their emo music. You have to respect the vandals for being one of the greatest punk bands ever and after all these years they have right to play whatever the hell they want. i personally havent found an album i dont like of theirs except for slight dissapointment with superstuds. every bands have their high and low songs even the greats. i cant name one album from the vandals or nofx that dont have at least one great song on them if not more. i think everyone should all commend the vandals and nofx so stayin tru thru the years and playing music for people like us... not money so dont bitch and just support them like true punk fans its all they deserve for years of music for all of us

~i put the wrong rating on the other one

Anonymous (July 8, 2004)

look everyong just keeps bitching about the vandals and nofx when these bands continue to make awesome music! i mean honestly if you think that their albums are crap you're friggin mistaken look at every mainstream crappy ass bands out there then look at the vandals who continue to influence punk after many years. There are so many bands that i'v loved and have soldout or just went down the friggin drain but not the vandals or nofx. you can always trust them to remain real and have fun with their music, not like some other bitchy bands who just complain in their emo music. You have to respect the vandals for being one of the greatest punk bands ever and after all these years they have right to play whatever the hell they want. i personally havent found an album i dont like of theirs except for slight dissapointment with superstuds. every bands have their high and low songs even the greats. i cant name one album from the vandals or nofx that dont have at least one great song on them if not more. i think everyone should all commend the vandals and nofx so stayin tru thru the years and playing music for people like us... not money so dont bitch and just support them like true punk fans its all they deserve for years of music for all of us

Anonymous (July 7, 2004)

i enjoy modest mouse, the pixies, AND the vandals. im amazing.

Anonymous (July 7, 2004)

decent CD.....that's about it tho

Anonymous (July 7, 2004)

I can't believe the bashing this album has taken! truly it would seem that the reviewer listened to the wrong cd, this cd is the best they have put out since the Quickening in my humble opinion. However, with the exception of Internet Dating Superstuds, the Vandals are incapable of putting out a bad album. This cd is more classic vandals than their last three albums, with some of the most hardcore tracks they've ever recorded and some of the funniest lyrics. I am astounded that this album did not come out to rave reviews, i guess the lack of a string section and some ass hole whinging about something or other counted against them. However, to those peole with taste who reckon that the Vandals are the kings of what they do, BUY THIS CD IMMEDIATELY. For Those who don't, I'M BUILDING A BOMB, I AM, I'M BUILDING A BOMB.

Anonymous (July 7, 2004)

yea, the vandals are horrible. i dont care how punk they are or what some ignorant little 16 year old says, these guys are just bad songwriters. its punk, what can you say? not exactly the gerne known for its musicianship.

Icapped2pac (July 6, 2004)

I will forever respect these guys for writing "Anarchy Burger". This score is for that song.

Anonymous (July 6, 2004)

Right, I get it, now. 'Cause bands like Modest Mouse and Pixies write more than one chord sequence a decade, they can't be any good. More than three chords isn't punk enough. I see your logic.

Anonymous (July 5, 2004)

i'll summarize this album up: ok

only real good songs are the first 4 (they fuckin rule), my special moment, and dig a hole.

in total, 6 very good songs and 7 very boring songs.

definately pick it up used.

Anonymous (July 5, 2004)

Even at their worst, The Vandals slay the shit out of those faggy bands like Yellowcard, Story of the Year, Taking Back Sunday, Coheed and Cambria and all that other shit that everyone on here seems to like.

Anonymous (July 5, 2004)

WOW!
Best record yet.
This shit rules. You people are retarded.

Anonymous (July 5, 2004)

These guys should have stopped a long time ago.

It's just sad to see these guys get worse and worse as time goes on. I used to really like them, but come on.

Anonymous (July 5, 2004)

I wish I had some fuckin weed

Anonymous (July 5, 2004)

of course you know the vandals didn't even right the second song, its queen

Anonymous (July 5, 2004)

what happened is everyone now knows that modest mouse sucks, and the pixies, yes the vandals are not going to win any grammys but the pixies and postal service shit is fuckin weak

Anonymous (July 5, 2004)

my neck, my back is fucking funny, who would of though about making a song that talks about faking workmans comp. Plus it reminds me of the movie friday

Anonymous (July 5, 2004)

"Even if it doesn't, it's still better than Modest Mouse, Pixies, Coheed and Cambria, Postal Service, and that fucking Ferdinand fuck."
I'm going to look away now and pretend I never saw you type that a band as fucking horrible as The Vandals are better than Pixies.

Also, didn't everyone on here like Modest Mouse about a year ago? What the fuck happened there?

8dollarclarinetsolo (July 5, 2004)

im sure its not.

Anonymous (July 5, 2004)

As do I.

Anonymous (July 5, 2004)

well is "manimal" a germs cover or not? this guy wants to know and so do i.

Anonymous (July 5, 2004)

This was very dissapointing. After Internet Dating Superstuds I was expecting another great cd, boy was I wrong. One of the big problems with this cd is that Dave tries to change his voice so many different times and it doesn't come off good.

My fav Vandals cd's in order:

1.Superstuds(yes it's poppy but it's also fast and melodic which is what I like)
2.Live Fast Diarrhea
3.Oi to the World
4.Peace through Vandalism
5.Punk planet
6.Hitler
7.Quickening

My least favorite is Look what I almost stepped in.........but it also happens to have my favorite song..........GO!!

Anonymous (July 5, 2004)

score is for the cover art. how come no one's mentioned this?!

Anonymous (July 5, 2004)

The Vandals were one of the first bands I ever really got into. I bought When in Rome/Peace through Vandalism and Live Fast Diarrea in '94 and have loved the band ever since. I'll be the first to admit that I thought Look What I Stepped In is my favourite. But when Internet Dating Superstuds came out I listened to in the store and deemed it the only Vandals album I would not add to my collection. It was bad. Now this is out and it isn't much better. It would appear that these guys are on a downward spiral and becoming a sad parody of themselves. I think the Vandals are still a great band and still write some rad songs, I just wish they'd stop releasing average albums so frequently and take some time to write a full and solid album rather than this crap. It's like they're not even trying anymore.

Anonymous (July 4, 2004)

This CD is fucking awesome....I will have to check it out again tommorrow when im not so baked..but i think it will stand solid!

Anonymous (July 4, 2004)

My friend is a huge Vandals fan and has pretty much all of their albums...he told me this was one of their weakest releases and I'm inclined to agree - "Manimal" and "Christian vs Canadian" are pretty good, and "How They Getcha" is okay, but otherwise this is very disappointing stuff

Joe

Anonymous (July 4, 2004)

i was there too, thats shit was funnier than hell

opivykid (July 4, 2004)

I saw the Vandals at the Warped Tour today, and Dave (the singer) told the funniest joke of the day...

"...speaking of Canada, NOFX is next. Ha ha. Ok, seriously George Bush is one of the WORST presidents we have ever had." (Audience cheers hysterically) "Which is kind of ironic considering that his son is one of the BEST presidents we have ever had." (Audience boos loudly, as the Dave laughs his ass off)

Now that's some funny shit. I Haven't listened to this cd yet, though, but i REALLY hope it's better than what you people are making it out to be. Score's for the quote though.

Anonymous (July 4, 2004)

I love the Vandals, but their last two albums have sucked shit. This album is just horrible horrible stuff. So many of you only like stuff as long as it's "fast." Oh well.

Anonymous (July 4, 2004)

just saw them live yesterday, they really do have a great stage show. the album wasnt too bad, not half as bad as some of the crap being put out these days.

-britney

Anonymous (July 4, 2004)

Who's the little guy (bass or guitar) that always climbs up shit at shows? One year, he had these little shorts on and his nuts kept falling out....blech.

"one year"?

i got tired of that 32 live shows ago.

Anonymous (July 4, 2004)

A FANTASTIC live performance, does not mean that an album is good. Lots of bands put out shitty albums *like the vandals* and then make up for the shittiness in their stage show. So by using their live performance as a basis for your justifications of this albums perfection, you are being biased. Dont.

8dollarclarinetsolo (July 4, 2004)

my neck, my back is a great song. just saying

MrLuke (July 3, 2004)

They still put on a good live show, at least.

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

Just bought this album today, so I haven't really formed an opinion yet... I wasn't expecting another "The Quickening" but even a bad Vandals album is better than any sort of emo, screamo, or metalcore nonsense. The Vandals are one of the few bands from my adolescence which I still thoroughly enjoy.

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

this album has an energy that Internet Dating Superstuds was completely devoid of... One of the few existing punk bands I actually enjoy...

Nachohat (July 3, 2004)

"Who played on that one?"

Brooks Wackerman

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

"Look what I almost stepped in was great it delivered some of the greatest songs like Behind the Music, if you want to talk about showcasing Josh's talent.. That's the song to do it. "

Nice try moron...Josh DIDN'T EVEN PLAY ON THAT ALBUM! So try again"

Who played on that one?

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

"Who's the little guy (bass or guitar) that always climbs up shit at shows? One year, he had these little shorts on and his nuts kept falling out....blech."

That would be Warren "Mutant Boy" Fitzgerald on the gee-tar.

sickboi (July 3, 2004)

Who's the little guy (bass or guitar) that always climbs up shit at shows? One year, he had these little shorts on and his nuts kept falling out....blech.

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

"Look what I almost stepped in was great it delivered some of the greatest songs like Behind the Music, if you want to talk about showcasing Josh's talent.. That's the song to do it. "

Nice try moron...Josh DIDN'T EVEN PLAY ON THAT ALBUM! So try again.

Just cause I don't like the new Vandals CD has NOTHING to do with knowing my history or any of that nonsense. They're songwriting has gone to shits and that's that.

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

I love The Vandals, (including their last few, unlike the Modest Mouse fans), but this is their worst.
There's only a few good songs on here, being "How They Getcha", "Christian Or Canadian", and "Manimal".
Hopefully it will grow on me though. Even if it doesn't, it's still better than Modest Mouse, Pixies, Coheed and Cambria, Postal Service, and that fucking Ferdinand fuck.

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

is the song "manimal" the germs song?

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

"Has anyone else seen that episode of the X-Files with "Live Fast Diharrea" in it? What's the story?"

Some guy has the power to strike people like lightning and he does that to a buch of people. I think Jack Black was in that episode but he wasn't the electricity guy.

Chason (July 3, 2004)

gotta be a fucking tard to bitch about the new album on a scale with their other material.

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

Has anyone else seen that episode of the X-Files with "Live Fast Diharrea" in it? What's the story?

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

Just because it's an album from one of the main punk rock bands today actually not bitching about Bush doesn't make it suck. Makes it better if anything.

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

A lot of people are moaning about this sucking and not being Vandals usual type. Fuck that, I think it's as good as other Vandals records and still funny, smart too.

Nachohat (July 3, 2004)

I like this album.

That is all.

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

You guys are a bunch of fuckin sheep. One guy gives his review and you all follow. I have been listening to the Vandals since 1989 and to me they are still one of the best fucking bands ever. A Vandals concert to me is one of the greatest things in history. They are all talented, Josh is the best drummer ever, Warren is a fucking guitar god and without Dave the band would no where near as successful as they are. And Joe? Well.. He was an orginal member.

I don't understand where you guys get off bad mouthing The Vandals. If you listen to punk you must realise without bands like The Vandals punk would not be as good as it is. There is different styles of punk, NoFX have proven this as they play every type, but Vandals are a leading band in the punk industry and their style has revolutionalised the industry. Hittle Bad is one of the greatest album's ever alongside NoFx's Punk In Drublic, Bad Religion's Suffer and Rancid's Let's Go. Look what I almost stepped in was great it delivered some of the greatest songs like Behind the Music, if you want to talk about showcasing Josh's talent.. That's the song to do it. The vandals live at the house of blues CD/DVD shows that songs like The New You and Behind the Music from Look what I almost stepped in are a part of the Vandals nake-up.

As for the Quickening, I only have three words to say about that 'It's A Fact' BY FAR one of the greatest EVER punk songs.

Internet dating superstuds, 43210-1, Disproportioned Head, My Brain tells my body, these songs are all gold!

I own every Vandals album and I admit they do have some bad songs, but I still listen to them when I listen to the album because what makes a band is the bad songs. Without songs like Go, My Brother is Gay and Your not the Boss of me you would take for granted all the good songs they do produce.

Nofx is a prime example of this, whatever didi wants and reeko are two of the worst songs in the world, but Leave it Alone, Linoleum, Longest Line.. They're good songs go on.

All I am saying is if you guys listen to be punk and maybe even consider yourself punk, I do not see where you get off bad mouthing The Vandals or NoFX! The Vandals and NoFX are easily in the the top 5 punk bands playing today and in my opinion, probably the top two. They have revolutionalised punk forever and it is for the good! Rock against Bush tour, Cd, DVD, they are fucking amazing! Thanks NoFX.

And it is not just the Vandals, it's kung fu records and kung fu films. Glory Daze is the greatest movie ever and Selwyn's Nuts is right up there as well. The Vandals have changed my life and how I view it and they do it through their songs, so all I want to say is if you don't have anything good to say about the Vandals then obviously the fucking pop-punk gods have gotten to you cause when you look up punk in the dictionary it may have a stereotypical picture of a person with a mohawk and a safety pin through his cheek, but underneath it will say "also see Vandals"

soulbleed (July 3, 2004)

this band should have stopped awhile ago.

8dollarclarinetsolo (July 3, 2004)

the more i listen to this the more i like it. its not like the last 3 cds where songs are hit and miss, i think they all are pretty good and have non sensical, yet great lyrics. thats why it reminds me of the quickening, because warren literally wrote or co wrote every song but the queen one. i didnt expect to like this at all.

sciulli (July 3, 2004)

Wow, "How they Getcha" is right out of the "Live Fast" days. They haven't written a song like this in years.

fattony (July 3, 2004)

I have the DVD of the Christmas album. They perform well, but the camera work leaves a bit to be desired. There's a lot of shots that are way too close for their own good. Overall, I'd say it's worth purchasing though, since I think you can get it for about $12 at deepdiscountdvd.com.

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

I saw the Vandals at the Warped Tour today, and Dave (the singer) told the funniest joke of the day...

"...speaking of Canada, NOFX is next. Ha ha. Ok, seriously George Bush is one of the WORST presidents we have ever had." (Audience cheers hysterically) "Which is kind of ironic considering that his son is one of the BEST presidents we have ever had." (Audience boos loudly, as the Dave laughs his ass off)

I like this album. I don't get you people hoping that they break up. If you don't like their new material, don't buy it. Or sell it back. Or download it. The Vandals are still one the best live bands playing today. Their shows in Southern California are always lots of fun, and the day they call it quits will be a sad day for me.

notfeelingcreative (July 3, 2004)

After "Hitler Bad..." I stopped enjoying them! This record emits the familiar odor of mediocrity.

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

I enjoy this album a lot, so fuck you all.

TheNightProwler (July 3, 2004)

I think you guys are being just a bit too harsh on it. At first I didn't think much of it either but after a few listens I thought it was at least a decent record.

I don't know, I thought it was ok and its decent enough to listen every now and then, but I'll admit that The Vandals either got to work hard & put out a great album again or they should call it quits.

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

I think Hitler Bad Vandals Good' and 'Looked What I Almost Stepped In' are The Vandals at their peak. But after 'Internet Dating', I lost hope.

This album proved why. Truely a horrible album...there were only 2 songs that I was able to make it through entirely.

This album came out with NO hype whatsoever and I didn't even know it was being released until the day of. Hopefully that's a sign that they're on their way out. It's for their own good.

kirbypuckett (July 3, 2004)

I'm in the same boat as Scott on this one. He sent it to me to review and I put it on while I was checking my e-mails and such (You get a lot when you're away for a week). I had to stop it, it's bad, not even good noise in the back.

This band got me into Punk so I hold a lot of respect for them, but just stop.

- Kirby

Anonymous (July 3, 2004)

Not good.

Anonymous (July 2, 2004)

You can always count on nofx and the vandals to churn out shitty albums, one after the other, every single year.

At least they have consistency..

pedaws (July 2, 2004)

Eff Why Eye:

"Don't Stop Me Now" is a Queen song. (and a great version. btw)

The album (of songs) is better than one or two other Vandals releases (again, of songs).

maverick (July 2, 2004)

To gladimnotemo-

100% agreement on Oi! To The World. What a great fucking album.

Does anyone have that live DVD they put out of them playing that album in concert? Is it worth purchasing?

-Scott

gladimnotemo (July 2, 2004)

This was totally slipped under the radar....no magazine advertisement, no pop-ups, e-cards...no nothing. That's never a good sign.

Still, even if this album is sub-par, the Vandals made the greatest holiday album. Ever.

Anonymous (July 2, 2004)

Wow, the Vandals are still making records? Never knew.

maverick (July 2, 2004)

Ugh. I couldn't even sit all the way through this album once, it was so awful. Just as bad, if not worse than Superstuds.

It's a shame to know that the band that made The Quickening and Live Fast... is also making this crap. So, so awful. I used to absolutely love this band. Break up already, please.

-Scott

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