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Subhumans: The Day the Country DiedThe Day the Country Died (1982)
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Reviewer Rating: 3


Contributed by: AtomicGardenAtomicGarden
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It's always fun to review albums that were released before you were born, huh? Well, let's see. It was the early 80's, and punk was going from the "Ramones" style to the much harder style of Minor Threat, Circle Jerks, and other hardcore legends. A friend of mine recommended this album due to the .
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It's always fun to review albums that were released before you were born, huh? Well, let's see. It was the early 80's, and punk was going from the "Ramones" style to the much harder style of Minor Threat, Circle Jerks, and other hardcore legends. A friend of mine recommended this album due to the fact that it is, and I quote, "a fucking classic, dope as all shit!". I figured 'wow', it must be worth a listen.

So I borrow the CD and pop it into my discman and start playing it. What I hear is a pretty damn good band (this was their first cd) playing some very good punk rock. They kind of reminded me of the old-school Bad Religion sound (How Could Hell be any Worse). If I reviewed that album (how could hell..), I'd probabaly give it a 9 or 10, simply because it was one of those albums I first heard and become addicted to this type of music. However, that's not the case of this album - for me it just sounds like another early 80's punk band. There isn't anything wrong with that, I like the CD and I'll be doing some good quality listening in the new few weeks, but it's nothing special.

... and that concludes of the first, and hopefully last review I'll ever do an album that is older than me.

 

 
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Anonymous (November 3, 2005)

What a fucking shitty review. "It sounds like every other 80s punk band" - maybe because every other 80s punk band ripped of Subhumans? Most bands at the time would never attempt something like this album.

Anonymous (November 17, 2004)

no.

Anonymous (September 21, 2002)

this wasnt there first album i dont think ? wasnt demolition war and reason for existence and religious wars relased before?

Anonymous (July 10, 2001)

i also have been buying alcohol for a while now. i think it's become a little problem lately, considering i woke up in a coridor of my friends house with an empty bottle in my hand last saturday. gbh and fear are better than subhumans- fathead

sickboi (July 10, 2001)

So can I, thats why I made the first statement.....

Emperor_Reagan (July 10, 2001)

I can buy liquor.

Anonymous (July 9, 2001)

this is a good cd thats shows that citizen fish was making some pretty good punk rock in the 80's

Anonymous (July 9, 2001)

genius...all that can be said

Anonymous (July 9, 2001)

I actually remember when that album was new. This is just too scary.

Anonymous (July 9, 2001)

Hahaha yes, I would also have to agree with the first statement!

Listen, Subhumans are better than this Screeching Weasel, NOFX, etc. shit.

Anonymous (July 9, 2001)

lol at the comment below :) -AtomicGarden

Anonymous (July 9, 2001)

God damn, is anyone who contributes to this site even old enough to buy alcohol?
Good album.

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