LAZY AMERICAN WORKERS


"Surf Lake Erie" (Sin Klub)

Reviewed by Snidermann

 

The thing I love about punk rock is that it's musical expression in its truest form. There are no hidden messages or elusive plotlines; in a word, there's no bullshit. Good punk tells it like it is. If you have to look too closely to get the meaning, it's already passed you by. 

Lazy American Workers is a band that knows that in a big way. "Surf Lake Erie" contains fourteen furious ditties, some of which are less than 50 seconds long, and one of which is a 3-minute cover of the Iron Maiden classic, "The Trooper." 

Speaking of Iron Maiden, L.A.W. must really dig them because, not only do they do a better than average cover of "The Trooper," there's another song on the CD entitled, "Nobody Bags Bruce Dickinson!," Got to love that!

"Surf Lake Erie" gives the listener a lethal does of in-your-face punk right with no breathing space until the CD ends. This is one awesome trio and "Surf Lake Erie" is good for the soul.

Lazy American Workers: Steve Irby - drums; Tood Evans - guitar; Steve Wells - bass.

For more information, check out http://www.lazyamericanworkers.com


Rating Guide:

A classic. This record will kick your ass.

Killer. Not a classic but it will rock your world.

So-so. You've heard better.

Pretty bad. Might make a nice coaster.

Self explanatory. Just the sight of the cover makes you wanna hurl.


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