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CRO-MAGS – Don’t Give In

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On June 29, 2019
Last modified:June 29, 2019

Summary:

The Cro-mags have just released a 3 track EP Don't Give In. In this case I say do give in! Give in to temptation and give it a listen!

Cro-Mags (Photo Credit Fernando Godoy)

Hardcore Punk legends Cro-Mags have just signed with Victory Records (and Arising Empire Records in Europe) to release a three track EP ‘Don’t Give In’. Their first release since the ‘Revenge’ album’ in 2000! They head out on tour supporting the Misfits on several shows in the USA before heading to Europe for some headline shows. Dates here and you can find out more information about the bands history here.

Three brutal tracks with the punishing rhythm section providing the perfect background for the guitars to battle furiously for victory! My colleague Sty’s opinion ‘It’s got a very mid 80’s element to it musically. I can hear D.R.I, Exodus and Testament!‘ Whilst I thought it positively feral with a Halloween vibe, something like October 31 meeting GG Allin in hell!

The title track might advise Don’t Give In? In this case I say do give in! Give in to temptation and give it a listen, the beat might Drag You Under but it’s your choice, because you’re No One’s Victim!!

CRO-MAGS Don’t Give In Track Listing

1 – Don’t Give In

2 – Drag You Under

3 – No One’s Victim

CRO-MAGS Current Line-up

Harley Flanagan – Lead Vocals/Bass Guitar

Gabby Abularach – Guitar

Rocky George – Guitar

Garry “G-Man” Sullivan – Drums

More info:

https://www.facebook.com/realcromags
https://twitter.com/realcromags
https://www.instagram.com/realcromags

Cro-Mags (Photo credit Fernando Godoy)
The Cro-mags have just released a 3 track EP Don't Give In. In this case I say do give in! Give in to temptation and give it a listen!

About Louise Swift

I first went to a gig in 1981, Gillan at Leeds University. I've been a regular gig goer ever since. I haven't kept count of how many gigs I've been to over the intervening years, but it's a lot! My favourite bands are AC/DC then, in no particular order, Anti-Nowhere League, Slaughter and the Dogs, Towers of London and Dirt Box Disco. I tend to like Glam/Punk and rude offensive lyrics, not sure what that says about me but as Animal would say 'So What!' The question was recently put to me - did I write for any online publications? My reply - No, but I'd like to! Planetmosh was suggested and I found myself offering to review Aces High Festival. Easy peasy I thought! Well not quite, if a jobs worth doing it's worth doing well! I had sixteen bands to research. I found I actually enjoyed that and it kept me too busy to be making lunatic comments on Facebook! ;) Then I felt a bit inadequately qualified. I mean, who am I to comment on others, when my musical expertise extends to being able to play a mean Greensleeves on the recorder and a passable Annie's song on the flute! Haven't picked up either instrument for years! What I do have, however, is over 30 years of experience as a gig goer, so I can comment on what I like and what I don't! It's only my opinion and, if I don't like a band it doesn't mean they are bad, just not to my own liking. I admire anyone who has the guts to get up on that stage and have a go!