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Direct Hit!

Direct Hit!: #4#4 (2010)
Death to False Hope

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EP no. four from Death to False Hope's newest "signing," Direct Hit!, takes Latterman's quirky and anthemic qualities and infuses it with the Ramones' three-chord formula--a sound that only proves that the "Blitzkrieg Bop" progression in the third track ("Choke") is absolutely no coincidence. While .
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EP no. four from Death to False Hope's newest "signing," Direct Hit!, takes Latterman's quirky and anthemic qualities and infuses it with the Ramones' three-chord formula--a sound that only proves that the "Blitzkrieg Bop" progression in the third track ("Choke") is absolutely no coincidence. While the second side doesn't necessarily satisfy as well as the first, it's an exhilarating ride nonetheless.

"Snickers or Reece's (Pick Up the Pieces)" is absolutely infectious and launches the EP into a frenzied pacing; it's an aggressive tune that's logically followed by a more steady track. "Monster in the Closet" pounds away on floor toms while the band ups the ante on gang vocals. The remaining two songs, albeit catchy and fun, sound like typical B-side cuts. You know--when a song becomes a dumping ground for the band's tendencies, but aren't necessarily recycling.

If you like gang vocals and pop-punk but don't want mass amounts of studio tricks and pseudo-hardcore riffage, Dirct Hit! may have a song or two for you.

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mikeladwig (March 16, 2010)

i didn't know punk rock existed in wisconsin (outside the dust bowl, anyway)

telegraphrocks (March 15, 2010)

This shit is so cheesy. Same juvenile sounding side as BTMI!, but the voice is a tad bit better.

themagnetc (March 14, 2010)

good duders.

Indecay (March 14, 2010)

I like this a lot. So fun.

There's just something about a band with their own catch phrase.

FUCK YOU! GET PUMPED!

wallrock (March 12, 2010)

I'm looking forward to picking this up the next time they swing through Madison. The last time I saw them I was really, really impressed.

preston (March 12, 2010)

I expect great things from this band. I'm also glad they're from Wisconsin.

RadToTheMax (March 12, 2010)

Fuck you! get pumped!

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