ūüď¨ Get the Newsletter: Weekly podcasts, 'History of the Band' articles, new music reviews & more

Podcast Episode
Season
Four
number
204
Type
Album Review
Post Date
12/9/2014

New Bomb Turks

204 Scared Straight by New Bomb Turks

Scared Straight

Label
Epitaph
Release year
1996
Producer
The New Bomb Turks
Transparent Embed Background

While Green Day, The Offspring and Rancid took punk to the mainstream in the 90s, the New Bomb Turks forged a louder, more aggressive path

Author & Special Guests

This week we take on Columbus, Ohio punk rock legends the New Bomb Turks. While Green Day, The Offspring and Rancid were taking punk rock to the mainstream, bands like the Turks forged a louder, more aggressive path along side Rocket From The Crypt, influencing the sounds of The Hives and Hellacopters with their Chuck Berry and Rolling Stones riffage on overdrive. Their 1996 album Scared Straight finds the band in new territory, going beyond the vocal, guitar, bass and drum set-up. Does it work? Tune in to find out.

Does This album bring back some great vibes?

Remember when you first discovered this album? We’re grateful to dig into these hidden gems and bring them the attention they deserve. Your support helps us uncover more albums deserve another moment in the spotlight.

Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Hammerless Nail
  • 4:24 - History of the Band
  • 9:15 - Hammerless Nail
  • 14:31 - Professional Againster
  • 15:49 - Wrest Your Hands
  • 23:16 - Bachelor‚Äôs High
  • Outro - Jukebox Lean

Follow us to know when this episode is available

We are a weekly podcast with new episodes published every Tuesday morning. Subscribe to the show in iTunes or your favorite podcast app to get new episode delivered to you. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter for episode releases, previews and 90's rock news.

View in iTunes
Social media

Playlist

Spotify playlist for this episode

Scared Straight