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Invasives come from Vancouver, BC, Canada. This three piece play a sort of wacky combination of punk and rock. Invasives' just recently finished a tour across Canada with Kettle Black. The tour lasted all of April and some of May. Invasives' latest release is the 2010 album, Desk Job at Castle Dracula. That album was also featured on last years Top 25 show with the track, More. Other releases by Invasives' include a self-titled album (2008), Sweet Kicking and Screaming (2005), Miracles (2005), and The World's Gotta Go Round (2003). The song on this episode is titled, If I Was You, off of, Desk Job at Castle Dracula.
2. Muerte y Destruccion
Muerte Y Destruccion (Death and Destruction) is a three piece from Madrid, Spain. Members include Manel Moreno (guitar), José Carlos Peña (drums), and Zutoia Ríos (bass and vocals). Formed in 2007, this pop-punk trio's most recent release is an LP titled, La Casa de Fieras (2010). That 10 song album is saturated with pop-rock and punk tunes, and is currently up for free download on its bandcamp. Along with that album is also a self-titled three track demo (2008) featuring songs that are also on La Casa de Fieras. The song on this episode is titled, Manos de Carton, off of, La Casa de Fieras.
3. Good Men Die Like Dogs
Good Men Die Like Dogs is a punk band from Arizona. They are currently working on some new tunes, but other releases can be found on its website. All releases may be downloaded for free or donation with physical copies available as well. Good Men Die Like Dogs' latest release is a self-titled 10” (2010) featuring eight songs of punk rock tunes. Other releases by the band include a four song 7”, Postscript, and a split 7” record with That's Life. All records are released through Tortilla Chip Records. The song on this episode is titled, 4321, off of the self-titled 10”.
4. Neckties Make Me Nervous
Although the band is no longer playing shows or releasing albums, Neckties Make Me Nervous still have records available. This once active Portland, OR five-piece have two releases, one through GC Records (self-titled record) and one through Code of Ethics (I'm the Captain and I'm Telling you this Shipped is Fucked). Both records have great cover art by band member, Keith Rosson. Both releases are filled with raw punk rock tunes, and if you listen closely, you'll hear some fine melodies. The song on this episode is titled, Eat the Knife, off of the self-titled record.
5. Brick Mower
Brick Mower are a punk trio from Keansburg, NJ. The band has played a tons of shows so far this year, with several lined up for this month as well. They also have several records in their discography (all are available digitally on their bandcamp as well as physical copies on their webstore) including their newest LP, Under the Sink (2011), the Floors EP (2010), Box Turtle 7” (2010), and a split with Granny Frost (2010). The band's newest album, Under the Sink (released through Viking on Campus/Stumparumper Records), is eleven tracks of some very rough, very raw punk rock tunes (in a really, really great way, of course). Some fine writing by this Jersey trio. Love the melodies too. The featured song on this episode is titled, Weaving, off of, Under the Sink.