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Strike Anywhere

Strike Anywhere: Change Is A SoundChange Is A Sound (2001)
Jade Tree Records

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Kid Dynamite. Good Riddance. Dag Nasty - all of these bands have had a powerful role in the punk rock & hardcore scene since the beginnings of their existence, whether it being short lived or continually progressing. There's a new name on the front and they're bearing their strongest weapon, an.
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Kid Dynamite. Good Riddance. Dag Nasty - all of these bands have had a powerful role in the punk rock & hardcore scene since the beginnings of their existence, whether it being short lived or continually progressing. There's a new name on the front and they're bearing their strongest weapon, and that name is Strike Anywhere.

With their debut full length out on Jade Tree Records, Strike Anywhere blend the sounds of fast melodic punk rock with a taste of that classic hardcore edge. The band musicianship is outstanding, but that focus is lost while listening to catchy and thought-provoking lyrics. This album makes you think. They cover topics such as women's rights (Chalkine), police brutality (Sunset on 32nd), the overthrowing of corporate power (You're Fired) and government betrayal and emptiness (Laughter In A Police State). Overall, this album is a sing-a-long, youth anthem-inspiring masterpiece. Strike Anywhere are an up-and-coming powerhouse in the political music scene.

    "They say we live like this, and so we die like this, nothing will change, but for the same, if we don't resist the greed from the start, the hate in our hearts, the trust torn apart. In this life we teach them to remember. We are the fire in the eyes of the young population." -from 'Three on a Match'

 

 
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lauramason (June 11, 2012)

fucking unreal.

BryGuy (February 16, 2012)

This is by far my favorite Strike Anywhere release. I bought it when they were on tour with the Mighty Mighty Bosstones back in 2001.

hhrules (December 18, 2008)

This is a great Hardcore album from start to finish.

thomas7155 (October 27, 2007)

Yeah, this and "Revolutions per Minute".

johnnydanger (October 11, 2007)

when it came out, i thought it was great, but only now years later do i realize how monumental this is

thomas7155 (August 27, 2007)

from what i've heard, this is a pretty damn good record.

jimmyjjackamoose (August 4, 2007)

"Sunset On 32nd Street" is awesome!!

punk_rawk_show (May 3, 2007)

haha i love how not one person has said this is anything less than good, that is very rare on this site, well done everybody we can all agree that Strike Anywhere is the shit

Stefano (September 6, 2006)

this record is perfect. 100%

TIGHT (May 14, 2006)

This is one of my favorite albums. This helped me also get into a lot of other bands. It's perfecto

Analog_Boy (August 6, 2003)

I love this alblum. Got it right after it came out. In my opinion, a perfect 10. Any fan of the politcal punk/hardcore should for sure get it. Amazing.

Anonymous (June 26, 2003)

best. album. ever.

Anonymous (March 21, 2003)

Definately one of my favorite bands r, can't wait until they release their new album later this year.

Fucking amazing.

Anonymous (June 20, 2002)

This is one of the most honest and passionate albums I have ever heard. At first the sound reminded me of Good Riddance. However, I wish GR still had the edge that these guys have. Some of the most positive messages I have heard in music. Before we can change establishments we must change ourselves and follow our hearts. This message is lost in 99% of the music we listen today.

waste_elite (June 11, 2002)

these guys are really, really good

can't wait to see em in DC with good riddance. thats gonna be a helluva show.

SockMonkeyRiot (June 7, 2002)

Strike Anywhere rocks.

The minute I heard Sunset on 32nd I fell in love with them.

These guys have a ton of potential.

Anonymous (January 11, 2002)

BEST HXC/PUNK ALBUM I'VE EVER BOUGHT!!!!
POLITICAL AS FUCK BUT NOT CLICHé!
FAST, MELODIC and ANGRY AS FUCK!

TOP 5 ALBUMS I WOULD SUGGEST:
1) KID DYNAMITE "self-titled"
2) BEATHE IN "from this day on"
3) RANDY "the rest is silence"
4) MINOR THREAT "discographie"
5) STRIKE ANYWHERE "change is a sound
(6)TASTES LIKE CHICKEN "cynical sitcom")

See ya in da pit!
David

Anonymous (November 17, 2001)

This album is THE shit!! Strike Anywhere are really going to make a name for themselves. -SaYnE GuY

Anonymous (November 5, 2001)

These guys fuck shit up....

Hands down the best album released in 2001..

Anonymous (November 5, 2001)

this album is soo good
it is amazing how their live shows are even better than their albums......

Anonymous (November 4, 2001)

Thrice aren't bad, but their music didn't seem to stay interesting after listening to their disc 'Identity Crisis' for very long. Not a bad band, though.

-PorkPie

Anonymous (November 4, 2001)

These guys rock! This album really good. They remind me a little of another band called Thrice who are melodic hardcore. But I have to say that Thrice is still better, go check em out.

Anonymous (November 3, 2001)

fucking great... gues who's going to see them with as friends rust this month... oh yeah

sickboi (November 2, 2001)

Wow, someone else familiar with the Inquisition family tree.

Anonymous (November 2, 2001)

Thomas (the singer) of Strike Anywhere used to be in a band called Inquisition, along with some guys who went on to form Ann Berreta and River City High.

-PorkPie

Anonymous (November 2, 2001)

Didn't this band used to be called the movielife or something?

*LARRY LAWRENCE*

myboxersarepunkerthanu (November 1, 2001)

yeah, this is a pretty decent cd.... pretty decent as in fuckin amazing!!! holy shit. fucking incredible live show too

sXe_nick (November 1, 2001)

Wow i should get this cd. I love this site. It really helps me find some now good music.

Anonymous (November 1, 2001)

i would say this is one of the best political punk records ever. seriously. this band is just amazing. i haven't liked a new punk record this much in years...

buy this now.

Anonymous (November 1, 2001)

i would say this is the best album of the year - great band, great people.

Anonymous (October 31, 2001)

This album is definitely amazing. Fans of Good Riddance, Kid Dynamite, 88, or Rise Against should check this out. While you're at it, check out their EP, "Chorus Of One". It will also rock your ass.

sickboi (October 31, 2001)

RVA, these guys make me proud to call it home. Thomas is one of the coolest dudes you will ever meet. No rockstar-idus.

oldpunker (October 31, 2001)

Wow!!!,hands down some of the best punk thats out right now,go buy this and be prepared.

ETx310 (October 30, 2001)

Rad album. These guys rock

Anonymous (October 30, 2001)

damm this rocks

travis (October 30, 2001)

i definitely agree. this is the album of the year on my list. i had high expectations for this band after hearing their 6 song EP. this left me no doubt that this is one of the premier bands out today.

Anonymous (October 30, 2001)

album of the year. the end.

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