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Trash Talk Walking Disease


01. F.Y.R.A. 02. Worthless Nights 03. Walking Disease 04. Pushed Aside 05. Luck 06. Destroy 07. Run, Don't Walk 08. Dead End Road 09. Sacramento Is Dead 10. Just Die 11. Pain In Vain
2007 Rumble Records
Our score 8

9/3/2007

"We are the unforgiven who never gave a fuck. Time has passed us by, hard fucking luck. Decaying bones and skin; we walk this city to our death. Punishing the pavement through our final rotting breath." So states the first few lines from the title track of the incredible new EP from Sacramento, CA hardcore act Trash Talk. Eleven cuts in about as many minutes is what listeners will get here, each filled with some of the most crushing riffs and angry lyrics likely to appear on any album this year and for some time to come. With a sound derived from classic groups like Negative Approach, Infest and Cro-Mags, as well as modern outfits such as Panic, Outbreak and American Nightmare, this four piece plays it fast and furious and never lets up on the all too short duration of this disc. The opener "FYRA" builds from subtle rumble to full on rage in no time before segueing nicely into "Worthless Nights." Probably my favorite moment on the album is the frantic, sing-along approved breakdown of "Walking Disease," though there are some choice portions in "Destroy," "Just Die" and "Sacramento Is Dead" as well. The majority of songs don't go over sixty seconds and it works to the band's advantage, although the closing number "Pain In Vain" shows a little more experimentation and excess, but TT stays on point regardless and it's a nice way to wrap things up. The recording, by Zack Ohren at Castle Ultimate, is outstanding as usual, while quality artwork is furnished by Tyler Densley. Bottom Line: Trash Talk has relocated a few times since the recording of "Walking Disease," for a time residing in the Seattle and currently playing out of Los Angeles. No matter where they end up though, as permanent residents or touring denizens, it's for sure they are going to leave their mark with copious amounts of blood, sweat, and pure fucking evil.

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Nick_ 9/3/2007 11:27:23 AM

first view!


devilondemand_ 9/3/2007 12:16:27 PM

That's because no one cares


nergal_ 9/3/2007 12:33:55 PM

Lolz at those 'angry lyrics'


xdandanx_ 9/3/2007 12:56:48 PM

great f*cking band great f*cking dudes.


drewcifer_ 9/3/2007 1:07:53 PM

great band, great review.


DARTHDEATHSTAR_ 9/3/2007 3:36:13 PM

I f*cking love this band.


blessedxcursed_ 9/4/2007 1:43:10 AM

trash talk is better than whatever third-rate At The Gates rip off band you are listening to... get f*cked


anonymous 9/4/2007 2:20:44 AM

good review. keep this guy, lose cory and gluck


Konstrix_ 9/4/2007 5:49:15 PM

excellent record by an awesome band. cool dudes, too. support this


onemeansquid_ 9/4/2007 11:35:56 PM

didnt actually read the review, but an 8 is about right. great band, awesome live


joehardcore_ 9/9/2007 3:37:17 AM

kirby is a kid from NORCAL who basically gives every norcal band a high rating. he almost exists soley to hype up bands from that area on sites like this. However- Trash Talk is very good and an awesome band.


robert_ 9/9/2007 10:50:46 PM

so...EPs are pushin 11 songs now? damn...


sickthrash_ 9/10/2007 12:19:37 PM

trash talk is better than whatever third-rate At The Gates rip off band you are listening to... get f*cked JOCK THE NEW TREND AND HATE THE OLD. SICK CUTT OFF JEAN SHORT SHORTS BRO, SICK TANK TOP, SICK FLIPPED HAT. BITCH ABOUT LIFE AND WRITE A TWO CHORD SONG ABOUT IT. new trend..give it a year ir so


homesweetrva_ 9/12/2007 11:53:36 AM

Trash talk- amazing band. By far one of the best albums this year...amazing live band...makes me climax everytime!!!!