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Millions of Dead Cops

Millions of Dead Cops: Now More Than EverNow More Than Ever (2001)
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Usually I'm not a fan of greatest hits albums, but this one has got me pretty excited. Dave Dictor and friends have done a great job because they picked all the right songs; all the classics. "Corporate Death Burger," "John Wayne was a Nazi," "Bye Bye Ronnie," etc. I'm not going to give you track to.
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Usually I'm not a fan of greatest hits albums, but this one has got me pretty excited. Dave Dictor and friends have done a great job because they picked all the right songs; all the classics. "Corporate Death Burger," "John Wayne was a Nazi," "Bye Bye Ronnie," etc. I'm not going to give you track to track info, because if you're a fan you'll probably know most of them already. And if you don't know them: this album is a great place to get to know them. They have also included a lyric sheet so you'll actually know what they're singing about.

And you should take a look at it. MDC is of course one of the bands of old times, old school, first-time-around hardcore and they are probably one of the most politically oriented. They have songs like "Business on Parade," "Multi Death Corporation," "No More Cops," etc. But never you fear, they also try to tackle big issues with humour. Best found in tracks like "Tufutti," "Henry Kissmyassenger" and "Deep in the Heart."

My only remarks on this album are that there are too few tracks off Shades Of Brown on it ?? in my opinion one of their best efforts, and the song More Squawk. For a band that has been at it as long as MDC have I would have expected a bit more from that song. I still like it though, make no mistake. But it just seems a bit slow and weak on writing, humour and lyrics. Most of you would probably call it a useless crap song probably.

The rest is nothing short of true MDC brilliance. They've got aggression, but not too much. They've got a message, but with humour and never tiresome. They've got melody and good musical skills. And, they are raw.

If you like old school hardcore ?? Dead Kennedys, Black Flag, D.O.A., Minor Threat, early Bad Religion ?? this band could sound like a mix, but not quite. But don't take my word for it; go check this album out.

 

 
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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.
Cos (September 22, 2004)

Was "More Squawk" the mock country song with the chicken noises in it? Had in old tape back in the day... damn MDC...

--Cos

Anonymous (September 21, 2004)

2 below:
Millions of DAMN Christians.
nice try

CrankWillDestroy (September 20, 2004)

Millions of Damn Christians, Multi-Death Corporation...

No War, No kkk, No Fascist USA!!

Anonymous (September 20, 2004)

MDC stands for all of these: Millions of Dead Cops, More Dead Cops and/or Millions of Dead Christians. They have gone by all of these names so take your pick.

Southpaw954

TheOnetrueBill (September 19, 2004)

Corportate Deathburger is awesome.

Anonymous (September 19, 2004)

Just hearing those provocative song titles like "Multi Death Corporation" and "Henry Kissmyass-enger" make me want to listen to what profound and incisive message they have to say...

Why their didactic diatribes haven't been university-funded like Al Franken and Angela Davis is beyond me...

Gray Davis

Anonymous (September 19, 2004)

"Dave Dictor's a fucking hypocrite and a child molester. He wouldn't even fucking touch hardcore if it wasn't a steady source of young minds to turn towards his close-minded wannabe leftism. Goddamn yippie."

What the fuck are you talking about? Give some good reasons. Calling someone out or name-calling or whatever the hell this shit is with unfounded derogatory statements on a message board is so fucking lame. Yeah hide behind your computer anonomously and talk shit about someone who's been involved in the scene for 25 years. You're such a tough guy!

Anonymous (September 18, 2004)

"Murder Devil Cities?"

Murder City Devils was the first thing that popped into my head when I saw the title MDC too.

Guess I should leave.

Anonymous (September 18, 2004)

Dave Dictor's a fucking hypocrite and a child molester. He wouldn't even fucking touch hardcore if it wasn't a steady source of young minds to turn towards his close-minded wannabe leftism. Goddamn yippie.

MDC is really overrated. I mean really overrated. And bad. Don't buy this.

Anonymous (September 18, 2004)

MDC interviews:
http://rebelnoise.com/viewinterview.php?id=39&PHPSES SID=b009e7ac1f7aca214c2535afc4240305

and...
http://www.scorer ocks.com/112003/mdcdavedictorinterview10-03.html

-J

Anonymous (September 18, 2004)

Murder Devil Cities?

Anonymous (September 17, 2004)

"If anyone asks who this is, just leave. "

What a fucking stupid statement. There was a time when you yourself didn't know who they were. Give people a chance, I got into MDC through this site 2-3 years ago, give the younger readers a chance.

Anonymous (September 17, 2004)

Great collection from a great band!
-notfeelingcreative

Anonymous (September 17, 2004)

si this the new ex-taking bask sundayh bnad??

gladimnotemo (September 17, 2004)

If anyone asks who this is, just leave.

"S.K.I.N.H.E.A.D." is a great song

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