Starving Wolves

We Are One (Boulevard Trash)

Texas Platters

"Fuck the People," aided by members of Leftöver Crack, thrashes to life like a Pantera demo. New ATX punk combo Starving Wolves instead blows a sonically round, burp-gun bubble, compressed hardcore warmed by a rootsy, classic rock guitar lead and attendant tidal bass pluck. Krum Bums rocket launcher David Rodriguez gnashes as if he's next at the kill shelter, the singer's epiglottal mosh on B-side "We Are One" trading lines with an anthemic chorus that collides Oi-aggro-isms with more six-string sting. Imagine the latter a beer-besotted set finale, all blood, sweat, and fang-spiked grins.

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