MASS ARREST – Power LP w/download (LUNGS-143)
Debut LP from this Oakland quintet. 14 songs that are sure to get stuck in your head. Equal parts joy and rage, classically influenced but originally executed, circle pits and 12 strings, d-beats and Hammond organs, fist fights and tambourine breaks, angry and aggressive while thought provoking and danceable. Is it hardcore or punk, OR hardcore and punk? That’s the one dichotomy you’ll have to figure out. Black Liberation Now and Forever.
500 copies on black vinyl housed in a spot varnished black on black 24pt jacket with poster insert, sticker and download card included. Recorded and mastered by Jack Shirley. Art by Boo Boo.
Here’s what maximum rockn roll say about it-
The Tunes: No bullshit. East Coast hardcore and D-beat punk crashing headlong into the early FUCKED UP 45s. I’m talking “Police” production tweaks on Swedish hardcore, and Oakland’s MASS ARREST do it all with style. It’s an addictive record full of hooks, and those hooks a