One of the great things about Punk Rock is that it hasn't really progressed/digressed much sound-wise since it's late 1970-80's inception. I mean, most 21st Century Punks honestly don't sound all THAT different than pioneers like Iggy & The Stooges or Black Flag. So, I think it's all about sprinkling in personality and a dash of slight progress [style]. Allentown-based Pissed Jeans are kinda a hard band to label... Like is it Hard Rock? Hardcore? Sludge Metal? Indie Rock? Pigfuck? My insanely knowledgeable buddy, Jason Morroni basically coined the term "Power Thrash" through text earlier tonight and I'm just gonna go a head and run with that ha. The Jeans took about a 5-year break to "live life" a little bit and then re-formed over the summer to record Honeys with Alex Newport, which'll be out Feb. 12th on Sub Pop.
"Bathroom Laughter" is out first LEGIT taste of the album, a collection that Sub Pop fittingly describes as "a recorded loop of a marching band being pushed down a waterslide, with added distortion." While not a whole lot more than "in the kitchen crying ... You're in the hallway screaming" is audible, you can just sense the sheer pain and