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Get Bent: Demo 2008Demo 2008 (2008)
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Reviewer Rating: 3.5
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Iron Chic might have done an admirable job of bridging the gap between the emotion of Samiam and Latterman's upbeat sing-along factor on their own demo, but Get Bent shouldn't be overlooked in all the excitement. Get Bent operate on a largely similar bent to Iron Chic, though perhaps leaning clos.


Iron Chic might have done an admirable job of bridging the gap between the emotion of Samiam and Latterman's upbeat sing-along factor on their own demo, but Get Bent shouldn't be overlooked in all the excitement.

Get Bent operate on a largely similar bent to Iron Chic, though perhaps leaning closer to the Latterman side circa ..We Are Still Alive. Even though their demo was recorded by Phil Douglas, none of the members actually derive from that band -- instead, punk acts from the Long Island / NYC area like Potboiler and Down in the Dumps (both defunct) and Red & Blue.

The songs on Demo 2008 find a comfortable pace between medium and fast, with playful guitar licks and throaty shouts that let just about every word come through clear. The lead vocal duties are often shared and it emphasizes the camaraderic feel the band have going for them (natural considering such a specific style of melodic, sing-along punk rock).

Get Bent may be doing something entirely familiar, but it's incredibly capable, especially this early on.

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TeaEssAre (December 21, 2008)

I enjoy this a lot

I really wanna see them live

dev (November 7, 2008)

So good. I've been listening to it every day for about a little over a week now. Samiam fans, take note of these guys!

thelukearms (November 4, 2008)

a real contender for release of the year (inc. Off With Their Heads album)

What's this about a Jean Claude Jam Band split?

Long live Get Bent!

breakout (November 4, 2008)

today i was listening to this on my ipod and someone inquired what i was listening to

thereveling (November 3, 2008)

GET BENT and BRIDGE AND TUNNEL @ abc no rio this saturday. I dare you suckers to miss this.

thereveling (November 3, 2008)

GET BEND and BRIDGE AND TUNNEL @ abc no rio this saturday. I dare you suckers to miss this.

nypunker (November 3, 2008)

This score is for The Technicalities.

friokir (November 1, 2008)

score is for bent left.

jonrybicki (November 1, 2008)

i've said it before and i will say it again.. this is the greatest piece of recorded material to be released in 2008 and possibly the decade.

paris_in_flames (October 31, 2008)

this is quality stuff

bradasaurus (October 31, 2008)

this is pretty good demo.....i miss potboiler

crackpotdemagogue (October 31, 2008)

fuck me, chavez is a member of the org and he digs 'get bent'!! rock on my friend, rock on!

HugoChavez (October 31, 2008)

This demo is amazing.

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