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Armalite / The Ergs! / Pink Razors / The Steal: live in Philadelphialive in Philadelphia (2007)
No Idea Records
Reviewer Rating: 4
Contributed by: InaGreendaseBrian
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My first time at the First Uni featured a lineup front to back that's hard to go wrong with: the Steal, Pink Razors, the Ergs! and a rare appearance from the pop-punk collective known as Armalite. Hailing from the UK, the Steal were playing their first U.S. show ever here in Philly. While those f.
My first time at the First Uni featured a lineup front to back that's hard to go wrong with: the Steal, Pink Razors, the Ergs! and a rare appearance from the pop-punk collective known as Armalite.
Excruciatingly high-energy and a live thrill, the Ergs! pleased the horde crowded against the stage. Vocals were shouted from every corner of the three-piece's setup and tempos were almost always at full-blast. The band ran through a respectable amount of their wide discography, including "Pray for Rain," which got the biggest reaction, and a fantastic rendition of Gin Blossoms' "Hey Jealousy," taken from the band's recent split 7" with Lemuria. However, the crowd did move plenty throughout the entire 32-minute set. The Pink Razors drummer even came out to assist on the last song. It was a grand ol' time. (Bassist Joe Keller even complimented the Church on its jazz playage over the PA.)
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