Chubby And The Gang – “Speed Kills” LP
Hardcore punkers ripping through a tried and tested formula of trad punk rock – Eater, Cock Sparrer, Wire etc. but fast fast fast! Like they wanna’ sound like Mott The Hoople, but they’ve mainlined too many caffienated energy drinks, and there just isn’t time. So, this is the repress on Partisan Records, remastered and with a bonus track “Union Dues”. I don’t know how this is going to play-out for Chubby And The Gang, good luck to them though. I can’t say I’d wanna’ be in a ‘pro’ punk band supporting band like Idles or Fontaines DC. And I’m not sure how well it paid-off for Amyl And The Sniffers being the tokenistic outsider band on the Jools Holland tepid-hits-for-smug-gits TV show… One thing you know for sure: it will be more expensive than it was before.