Corpse Show Creeps “Blackblood Call”

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“Blackblood Call”
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Somehow this little gem got stuck behind my amp and I’m just now starting to really dig into it. This band of Minneapolis-based horrorpunks play swinging grooves against a frantic backbeat that makes you want to dance while bludgeoning your head with a broken Jack Daniels bottle.

The music is fun and fast with lyrics that are tongue and cheek, if not a bit cartoonish. “How do I get a girl like her?/ I guess I just roll the dice/ Maybe I can tip the scales/ With a virgin sacrifice,” singer Mutt O’Matic croons longingly on the rockabilly stomp-fest “PPRZQ.” What does that stand for, you ask. Why a psychobilly, punk rock, zombie queen. What else?

The Corpse Show Creeps play psychobilly in the vein of early Nekromantix, with tons of distortion, three-chord punk guitars, and blisteringly fast bass slapping. The CD quality is a bit muted production-wise, but the sound is no less exciting. One listen to “Werewolves” or “I Walk Alone” and you’ll be hooked. A quality pick up for any punk rock fan.

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Author: George Koroneos

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