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Stay Alive - Vinyl for My Friends [7 inch] (Cover Artwork)

Stay Alive

Stay Alive: Vinyl for My Friends [7 inch]Vinyl for My Friends [7 inch] (2008)
Old Souls Collective / The Silent Empire

Reviewer Rating: 3.5


Contributed by: InaGreendaseBrian
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A hardcore band from Brooklyn with the current drummer of BOLD? Yeah, this probably sounds nothing like what you expect. Stay Alive obliterate pre-conceived notions that might develop from such a background with infectious, potent and gruff melodic hardcore on Vinyl for My Friends that seems to t.


A hardcore band from Brooklyn with the current drummer of BOLD? Yeah, this probably sounds nothing like what you expect.

Stay Alive obliterate pre-conceived notions that might develop from such a background with infectious, potent and gruff melodic hardcore on Vinyl for My Friends that seems to take liberal cues from late `90s purveyors like As Friends rust circa God Hour or so and Silent Majority.

The way-too-short Vinyl for My Friends is bookended by two more serious numbers, the dynamic "Footsteps" and the forbidden beat-inflected "Everything's for Sale," with two more jokey songs in between. The title track is a rugged, fast blast with a perfectly punctual and actually well-placed mosh part, while "No Police on the Beach" is a goofy bro-punk anthem with a nice jolt of energy at the end ("Don't take my drugs / Don't take my beer / I'm chillen [sic]!"

A real good 45 -- hopefully Stay Alive gets some more stuff out soon.

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frankiebos516 (October 28, 2008)

Hey man, this is the band's singer... Feel free to email me at stayalivemusic@gmail.com and I'd be happy to hit you up with the Mp3's.
Thanks for the interest!

Rastid (October 28, 2008)

their myspace says to email them for mp3s but doesn't have an email address (and i don't have a myspace)... anyone want to hook me up? the songs sound pretty good.

thanks for a good review, btw

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