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Lower Class Brats

Rock 'N' Roll Street Noize (Turkey Baster)

Reviewed by Greg Beets, Fri., Dec. 28, 2012

Texas Platters Finale

Lower Class Brats

Rock 'N' Roll Street Noize (Turkey Baster)

Born of Austin's mid-Nineties punk renaissance, the Lower Class Brats remain true to quasi-East End roots. Like their British forbears, the Brats' approach to punk eschews semantics for bloody knuckles. "King of the Droogs" furthers the quartet's well-chronicled fascination with A Clockwork Orange, while "Thoughts About You" is a lager-drenched universal kiss-off for the ages. No new ground here, but the band's lack of pretension yields a force unto itself. ***

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