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Roger Miret and the Disasters

Roger Miret and the Disasters: My RiotMy Riot (2006)
Sailor's Grave Records

Reviewer Rating: 4


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Roger Miret (Agnostic Front) and crew are back in action with the Disasters' third album, My Riot. The band left their former label, Hellcat Records, earlier this year and has arrived back on the map via Sailor's Grave Records with a great mid-tempo punky rock and roll album. The album starts off.
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Roger Miret (Agnostic Front) and crew are back in action with the Disasters' third album, My Riot. The band left their former label, Hellcat Records, earlier this year and has arrived back on the map via Sailor's Grave Records with a great mid-tempo punky rock and roll album.

The album starts off very strong with the track "Warning! Warning!" and doesn't slow down for an instant or to even give the listener a chance to catch their breath -- until the album's seventh song, which is an acoustic track entitled "Everything I Do." The album's strongest track is found in the Rancid-ish song "Janie and Johnny;" it's so irresistibly fun and catchy that the band decided to include a reggae remix of the song as the album's closing track. Other standouts on the album include "Ramones," a catchy song devoted to the legendary punk band; "Fxxk You," 50 seconds of street punk/hardcore bliss; and "R.F.F.R.," a song with great dynamics featuring members of the Horrorpops.

Guest vocal appearances are made on the album by Lars Fredriksen (Rancid, Lars Fredricksen & the Bastards), Patricia Day (the HorrorPops), Kim Nekroman (the HorrorPops), and Al Barr (the Dropkick Murphys), all contributions necessary to make select songs somewhat unique. The album's production is excellent; however, it is not overly polished, which ensures that the raw energy portrayed within each song is preserved.

Before you know it, the album's 16 tracks have passed you by in a little over a half an hour. Fans of Roger Miret and the Disasters will not be disappointed with the band's latest effort. My Riot offers some punk, a tad of hardcore, a bit of reggae, a hint of acoustic and a lot of rock and roll to create a solid album that will get stuck in many listeners' stereos for quite some time.

 

 
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mikeinflames (November 22, 2006)

great album
straight up punk rock
good stuff

and to those of you trashing Roger get your fucking heads on straight and smarten up

ChokingVictim (November 22, 2006)

Good CD.

And as long as The Slackers are on Hellcat, they still maintain some credibility.

Anonymous (November 22, 2006)

The first record was seriously good...not sure about the rest. I think it's funny all the good bands are leaving Hellcat though.

JayTee (November 22, 2006)

Roger Miret = audible dry heaving.

Anonymous (November 22, 2006)

I seriously have never heard worse vocals in my life than on that "My Riot" song. It sounds Corky from Life Goes On if he was deaf. Apparently kids will buy anything on these lousy cookie cutter streetpunk labels.

Anonymous (November 22, 2006)

mir-ay

Anonymous (November 22, 2006)

Sailors Grave Records is a SINKING ship.

Anonymous (November 21, 2006)

worst vocals ever.

Anonymous (November 21, 2006)

i honestly believe agnostic front is the most overrated of all of the 80s hardcore bands...victim in pain and the eliminator are good songs, but everything these guys have done collectively or indiviually since 85 has been very mediocre...and their "classic" stuff is just all right, in my opinion...

Anonymous (November 21, 2006)

I want this.
- GlassPipeMurder

Anonymous (November 21, 2006)

How are you gunna call Roget Miret lame...The dude is the lead singer of Agnostic Front, WTF have you done..

Anonymous (November 21, 2006)

score is for them touring with nfg and gc on the honda civic tour. i hold long grudges.

Anonymous (November 21, 2006)

score is for them touring with nfg and gc on the honda civic tour. i hold long grudges.

Anonymous (November 21, 2006)

I really like this record. was never into roger's things, but this record really sounds good. mostly the F** song... :-)

Anonymous (November 21, 2006)

Rancid-core...now a legitimate sub-genre

crazytoledo (November 21, 2006)

I haven't really listened to much of this, but "Ramones" is an awesome song.

Anonymous (November 21, 2006)

it' a side project. Guest vocals should be welcomed by fans.

Ike_Ness (November 21, 2006)

Pretty decent review. However, I would've said Kim Nekroman from the Nekromantix... I am sure that many more people know him from his main band, and not from his guitar duties in the psychobilly-lite band that his wife fronts.

WainscottRockCity (November 21, 2006)

and he did NOT sound like that on the first Disasters album

WainscottRockCity (November 21, 2006)

Sounds like a pretty fun album, but Roger Miret's vocals remind me of Fred Durst and Cookie Monster

Anonymous (November 21, 2006)

i dont know.

i think only interesting reviews should be posted.

as in, original and well written.

PS: This Miret guy is the lamest dude.

Anonymous (November 21, 2006)

I haven't heard this CD yet and plan to check it out. But I'm not a fan of guest spots on CD's. I'd rather hear the band do it themselves then have a famous guy sing one or two lines that can't be replicated live.

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