Savage Amused: Demo 12"
Reissue of the surviving recordings by this early Pittsburgh hardcore band. Though they were around in 1985, they don't really sound anything like the crossover that was popular at the time. Really, they almost sound like a lost relic of proto-hardcore... I'm reminded a lot of the gnarliest Cleveland punk bands like the Pagans or a faster Dead Boys. In other words, it's fast and extremely tough, but also quite catchy. Fans of similarly tough punk bands like Battalion of Saints or Toxic Reason take note... this is a real undiscovered gem.