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The Casualties

The Casualties: Die HardsDie Hards (2001)
Side One Dummy Records

Reviewer Rating: 5
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The Kings of todays Streetpunk scene are back with a new release titled "Die Hards". This is their most hardest material to date. Jorges vocals is more powerful than ever before, Jakes guitar playing has gotten so much better, and Rick the bassplayer sings some lines in a few of the songs and his .
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The Kings of todays Streetpunk scene are back with a new release titled "Die Hards". This is their most hardest material to date. Jorges vocals is more powerful than ever before, Jakes guitar playing has gotten so much better, and Rick the bassplayer sings some lines in a few of the songs and his vocals just stand out. There are plenty of choruses to get you singing along, but this time around the choruses sounds more gangly. The lyrics cover issues about punks, touring in Europe and going broke on tour on the track "No Turning Back", how the Punk Scene has so many stupid rules, working to help parents pay rent, there is also a song all in Spanish for all you Latino Punks, and they even have a song dedicated to Joey Ramone and the rest of The Ramones on the track "Made In N.Y.C.". This album is definatley for the Die Hard Casualties fans everywhere. This is worth your money and this album won't disappoint old and new fans. --

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flexyourhead231x (January 1, 2013)

their most hardcore album yet. this is the best Casualties abum

VOLDY (December 27, 2009)

This band kicks a$$ anyone w ho says it doesent
should be shoved with dynamite and lit up!!!

cadavermine (February 20, 2007)

I agree.

FuckYouOiOiOi (February 14, 2007)

this is the best casualties album

JohnnyTwoTits (August 30, 2006)

absoluteley nothing in the fucking world better than this fucking album! The Casualties are the fucking grateist this album is fast and tight as shit....i fucking love it...

Anonymous (December 17, 2005)

ignore the comment two down

Anonymous (December 2, 2005)

I love myboobs

Anonymous (December 16, 2004)

This album is crap. The band has gone through so many changes in their linup, and has been around for too long. After their album "Stay Out of Order" they should have just called it quits.

Anonymous (June 26, 2004)

love the die hards album have the vinyl and the new one thatll come out in late August should kickass they take a few shots at our dumb farm boy president Bush

Anonymous (June 26, 2004)

Sure they have recycled the same riffs for years and the lyrics arent spectacular, but thats not what punk rock is about. Its about busting your ass for years trying again and again to build a fan base because your married to the music and the lifestyle, which is what they have done. The Casualties have worked for nearly a decade to gain a hardcore fan base and have done so. They have also been the only American punk band to play at Holiday in the Sun. So you cant just write them off completly, as for sucking at live performances what punk bands havent been suck ass live. Anyways i had to put my two cents in since i saw them last time when they were here in London and the club was packed full, and everyone was thrashing around and moshing so cant hate on them for live prformances got one nasty pit.

Anonymous (May 26, 2004)

It doesn't matter if these kids LOOK "hardcore" because your not llooking at them when you listen to this.THis band has recycled the same riff over and over for years and put as much thought into their lyrics as a six year old. They understand that if you look "punk" you'll sell the records to the kids and they continue to put little to no effort in their music cause they'll sell the albums anyway. They are trying too hard to emulate their heroes from the 80s and doing a shitty job at it too.

Anonymous (March 14, 2004)

One more time:
It SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCCC CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK KKSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS! Their hardcore alright..... hardcore cock suckers. And you all say Good Charlotte looks like fags. Thats an understatement.

Anonymous (February 22, 2004)

this is truly the worst "punk" cd i have ever had the misfortune to hear, the casualties are SO over rated. people should listen to the unseen instead they actually have something to say rather than the same two words over and over. CASUALTIES ARMY (x100)

Anonymous (February 12, 2004)

It suuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuucccccccccccccccccccccccccckkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk kkkkkkkkkkkkkssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss!!!!!! !!!! thank u for your time!!!!

Anonymous (December 17, 2003)

StOp HaTiN oN TeH CaSuAlTiEs.... ThEyRRR ReeL PuNcK. ThEy CaN KiCk YRr A$$ In TeH PiT.

OperationRancid (November 4, 2003)

Damn straight good cd.

Anonymous (October 5, 2003)

yep. this belongs with the greats like minor threat's complete disco., black flag's damaged and the clash london calling. a perfect 10.

Anonymous (September 15, 2003)

I can't help but think that all these guys who are anonymous who are giving 1 or half a star are all actually the same person.

As for the album, it's so-so. Nothing great or really worth buying for that matter, but if I find it in the clearance bin or something I might get it.

Anonymous (August 8, 2003)

I don't want to waste time explaining why The Casualties are just as bad as Good Charlotte or how many thousands of bands are beating the dead street-punk horse with loads more intelligence or originality than the Casualties will ever have. Go pick up the new Gc5 record. This shit is wack.

relay1112 (July 23, 2003)

That review was fucking terrible. Most hardest album? Moron. This music sucks too.

Anonymous (May 16, 2003)

Thumbs up to the guy below me.

Every Casualties fan needs to listen to Minor Threat, Black Flag, Desendents and shut up. Those guys are real hardcore.

Bonus points to X.

By the way, the Casualties are the worst live band I've ever seen. Absolutely awful.

deathsickle (January 30, 2003)

What is this, a sad excuse for punk? Last time I checked, punk died, and hardcore was in. This transition occured in the eighties. First hardcore albums are material such as Bad Brains - Pay to Cum, Sham 69 - Borstal Breakout, Germs, X, etc... I don't quite know what to call this, perhaps, the same. Every thing sounds the same. From the first track to the last, it is all the same. When I listened to it, it all sounded the same. Notice the pattern here? These songs have two, three riffs, max. The songs have one theme, that are pulled from a pool of three. Anti-Police, hurt your self (drugs, alcohol) and hurt others. It's total crap. These guys define nothing but what is wrong with music, producing only crappy songs. I will not be over-zealous and tell you what to listen to, but I will say that The Casualties are crap. Find better bands to listen to.

Anonymous (December 31, 2002)

ever see office space with the guy named micheal bolton and he hates michael bolton but everyone keeps comparing him to the real michael bolton? that was funny. i love that movie.

as for the casualties...eh. if this is street punk, i'll pass.

-reeko

Anonymous (November 11, 2002)

this is a kick ass cd. it truly defines what the casualties really are. a must buy cd but, if your looking for the best in the casualties go to a concert.

Anonymous (November 11, 2002)

this is a kick ass cd. it truly defines what the casualties really are. a must buy cd but, if your looking for the best in the casualties go to a concert. they kick ass.

Anonymous (October 27, 2002)

best hardcore punk since Falling Sickness!

QGJREVIVED (June 1, 2002)

Ha i love how no1 liked this album. Its not my favorite casualties album but it definetley had some songs that were worth putting on repeat and kicked ass.

Anonymous (March 23, 2002)

The singer has the worst voice I think I have ever heard. The musical side was alright I just can't take the guys voice.

Anonymous (November 27, 2001)

Why can't you fucking cunts just get a grip and open your fucking eyes!! If see the power behind this band, I suggest that you PISS OF!!!!
Hold jeres kæft narrøve!

Jesper
-Denmark

Anonymous (October 16, 2001)

I just think its funny how this has been completely out of the norm of recent albums that have been reviews on this site with perfect 10s and and 9s and you guys give bands like this a 1. They're a different style. Look at the review bar, everything is almost the same except this. It's good for what it is. And I do sport their name because the band conveys something more than music like hard work and a love for kids.

icK-x-Strife (October 15, 2001)

Michael Bolton scares me.

icK-x-Strife

coldjuly (October 15, 2001)

Michael Bolton rules I love the half Mullet style very innovative:)

Anonymous (October 15, 2001)

i have Michael Bolton's name on my leather jacket. well, it's more of a cordorory.- fathead

coldjuly (October 15, 2001)

I dont own a leather jacket..way overrated, They give you the most awful rash...And even If I did own one I sure wouldn't have this bands' name painted there.

coldjuly (October 14, 2001)

You want street punk...Good street punk in my opinion would be The Business, Discharge, GBH, I could go on and on but that seems like good street punk to me.

Anonymous (October 13, 2001)

i find it funny how you all are saying the casualties suck but yet you have their name painted on your leather jacket. please explain that to me? and also if they suck why do they have fans all over the world and why do you guys ditch bands when they are getting the respect they deserve for all the hard years of work?

Anonymous (October 13, 2001)

Don't buy this shit !

Anonymous (October 12, 2001)

All of you who think The Unseen or Explosion are the best street punk, get a Defiance album, and then come back

Anonymous (October 12, 2001)

the casualties are are fucking great band straight forward to the point punk rock, all though this isn't as good as their earlier recordings it is still great.

YellowTrash (October 11, 2001)

This album kinda sucks. I like the first song and the Ramones tribune song, but that's about it. Their earlier stuff is way better.

Anonymous (October 10, 2001)

This band should be thrown off a cliff. They are awful and the fact that a label would bother putting down money for this trite, overdone Exploited-rip-off bullshit makes me wanna eat my own shit. This is trash they are trash. Die!!

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Anonymous (October 10, 2001)

This band would've been good to see........ 10 years ago. Wait, they've always been as fucking terrible as the time I got really drunk and went down on my friend's dog..... gross.

Anonymous (October 10, 2001)

The Exlposion are really good live, though their music isn't very original, their live show is amazing, especially in a really small club. The Casualties? Aren't very good live or musicanlly.

Anonymous (October 10, 2001)

The Explosion is ten times better than these puds. -fathead

icK-x-Strife (October 9, 2001)

There is better Streetpunk out there.

*cough*TheUnseen*cough*

- icK-x-Strife

Anonymous (October 9, 2001)

if people give bottom-of-the-barrel shit like this a 10 then we might as well not bother reviewing because everything must deserve a 10 if something as cliche'd and tired as this can get even a remotely good score.

bleh

Anonymous (October 9, 2001)

I was in Virgin Records today (Hey, they've got a big selction) and I noticed a huge Casualties poster on the wall. I'm not going to start a whole sellout discussion, I just find it strange. Anyway, I've heard worse, but you shouldn't waste your time on them, there are much better bands from NYC.

Anonymous (October 9, 2001)

You think writing about how cool being a drunk punk is, after ten years, would get a bit old.

Anonymous (October 9, 2001)

"most hardest"

come on now, this isn't English class, but that's just common sense.-fathead

coldjuly (October 9, 2001)

I just cant get into this at all I dont know why.

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