As a continuation from last week where we looked at albums that stood out from Australian and British artists in 1997, we now focus on punk, hardcore, and ska bands. As you can imagine the likes of Frenzal Rhomb and Toe to Toe featured so this time round we look at bands from abroad. Enjoy the nostalgia and feel free to check out last weeks if you missed out. Find a link way down-under.
The Offspring: Ixnay on the Hombre
Standout Tracks: Me & My Old Lady, All I Want, Gone Away, Mota
Pennywise: Full Circle
Standout Tracks: Society, What if I, Bro Hymn Tribute
Green Day: Nimrod
Standout Tracks: Nice Guys Finish Last, Hitchin’ a Ride, The Grouch, Prosthetic Head
Blink 182: Dude Ranch
Standout Tracks: Dammit, Josie, Apple Shampoo, Dick Lips.
Millencolin: For Monkeys
Standout Tracks: Lozin’ Must, Puzzle, Random I Am, Otis.
NOFX: So Long and Thanks for all the Shoes
Standout Tracks: It’s My Job to Keep Punk Rock Elite, Murder the Government, Monosyllabic girl, Eat the Meek, I’m Telling Tim, Quart in Session.
AFI: Shut Your Mouth and Open Your Eyes
Standout Tracks: A Single Second, Third Season, Triple Zero.
Sick Of It All: Built to Last
Standout Tracks: Us Vs. Them, Built to Last, Closer
H20: Thicker Than Water
Standout Tracks: Everready, Thicker Than Water
Hatebreed: Satisfaction is the Death of Desire
Standout Tracks: Empty Promises, Before Dishonour, Conceived Through an Act of Violence.
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones: Let’s Face It
Standout Tracks: The Rascal King, Royal Oil, The Impression That I Get,
Buck-O-Nine: Twenty-eight Teeth
Standout Tracks: My Town, Round Kid, Twenty-eight Teeth.
Mad Caddies: Quality Soft Core
Standout Tracks: I’m So Alone, Cup O’ Tea, The Bell Tower
Voodoo Glow Skulls: Baile de Los Locos
Standout Tracks: Bulletproof, Baile De Los Locos, This Aint No Disco
Save Ferris: It Means Everything
Standout Tracks: Everything I Want To Be, Come on Eileen, The World is New