Spewers, Drop New Ep,“A New Disappointment”, And It’s…

Release Date: 7/5/2019                                                       

Format: Digital 

Label: DIY

Location: Chilliwack B.C., CAN

Current Lineup: (Per Facebook)

  • Blake Pinder
  • Brandon Roper
  • Tony Fehr

Favorite Tracks: Change, Citizen, Slime Category, and I Feel Gray

Sounds Like: Almataha, Dirty Work, Crass, Circle Jerks, Sniper 66, and Zipperz


Photo by Out of Step Productions

Canada seems to be bursting at the seams with tons of great new music. In the last few months we’ve reviewed some other Canadian bands such as Jerkswitch, Hangtime, and Trashed Ambulance. All of them I have really enjoyed listening and singing along. Today we’re going to check out the latest release from, Spewers, “A New Disappointment”. 

“No Change” is the first track up. This song is heavy on bass with an old school punk sound. “Citizen” is the next up. Bring your pogo and jump in the pit. It’s fast and fun, like early Black Flag or DK. “I Feel Gray” rolls in next. This track is pure street punk. The bass and drum throw in a disturbing perfect darkness. 

“Sensitive Punks”, follows with a fast heavy progression. Watch out for the pit! It’s gonna get nasty. Now “Slime Category”, is the last track on the EP. The song has a wicked buildup intro into the vocals. This one speaks to all of us that bust our asses. Only to be left with pennies come pay day. This is by far my favorite track as it crosses back and forth with an almost metal sound. 

In review, “A New Disappointment” by Spewers is a fantastic little EP. I honestly wish it was a bit longer. It’s also NYP in the bandcamp store currently, although toss them at least $1.00 a track! You can listen and download here, https://thespewers.bandcamp.com/album/a-new-disappointment

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Track List (Per Bandcamp)

  1. No Change
  2. Citizen
  3. I Feel Gray
  4. Sensitive Punks 
  5. Slime Company 

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The Young Rochelles – “The Young Rochelles (S/T)”

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Release Date: December 8, 2017                                           

Format: Digital and Vinyl

Label: Sounds Rad Records

Location: Long Beach, NY

Current Lineup: (Per Facebook)

  • Ricky Rochelle – Lead Vocals and Drums
  • Rookie Rochelle – Bass Guitar
  • Rocky Rochelle – Electric Guitar and Backup Vocals

Favorite Tracks: My Stomach Hates My Guts, Mental Vacation, Return Of The Skunk Ape, Coastin’ Strong, Monster In My Hallway, and Never Saw The Ramones.

Sounds Like: The Ramones, The Queers, Aimless Again, Teenage Bottlerocket, and Screeching Weasel


Here at CPRA we are all huge fans of the Ramones and Ramonescore in general. So any time we get a review request in for something in relation I tend to get a bit excited. The first track, ‘Never Saw The Ramones’ really struck me. Yes that’s right me, Skabones, never got to see the Ramones. I get to sit and listen in a jealous manner to all those around me whom were lucky to see the Ramones.

“At CBGB’s playing loud, they started out performing to the lonely crowd, when I was there they were no more”

This is a great tribute song to the Ramones and their everlasting influence on punk rock. It’s also a tribute to punk in its heyday. Not many people were able to catch the Ramones live at CBGB’s and sadly we will never see another show there again. If there’s one thing I really dig about the The Young Rochelles, although the Ramones are a major influence. They have their own unique and amazing sound.

Some personal favorites for me on this record are, ‘Coastin’ Strong’, ‘Don’t Let It Last’, ‘Monster In My Hallway’, ‘Return Of The Skunk Ape’, ‘She’s Always Glowin’, and of course, ‘Never Saw The Ramones’.  This album is full of strong bass, kickass drums, guitar riffs that wickedly shred, and anthem like melodic tunes!

Pick it up here on vinyl for the original sound, http://theyoungrochelles.storenvy.com/products/22600599-the-young-rochelles-s-t-lp. You can also listen on most major streaming services.

Tracks: (Per Bandcamp)

  1. I Never Saw the Ramones 01:19
  2. Don’t Let it Last 01:54
  3. Return of the Skunk Ape 01:51
  4. Monster in My Hallway 02:21
  5. The World Will Swallow You Whole 01:37
  6. Coffee in the Dog Dish 01:30
  7. No More Fights 01:37
  8. She’s Always Glowin’ 02:17
  9. You’re Tops 01:30
  10. My Stomach Hates My Guts 01:49
  11. Caught You in a Lie 00:54
  12. Mental Vacation 01:07
  13. Coastin’ Strong 01:56
  14. Last Love Letter 03:15

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