Death Sentence was an American hardcore punk band from Austin, Texas, formed in 1982. The band was known for their fast-paced, aggressive sound and their politically charged lyrics.
Their album Not A Pretty Sight + Demo 1984 was released in 1984 on the Disorder Records label. The album was a compilation of the band's demo recordings from 1982 and 1983, as well as two new songs.
The album was well-received by critics and fans alike, and it is considered to be a classic of the American hardcore punk genre. The album's songs deal with a variety of topics, including social injustice, political corruption, and personal alienation.
The album's opening track, "Not A Pretty Sight," is a blistering attack on the Reagan administration and the rise of the New Right. The song's lyrics are full of anger and frustration, and they perfectly capture the political climate of the early 1980s.
The album's title track, "Demo 1984," is a more personal song that deals with the band's experiences as young punks in Austin, Texas. The song's lyrics are full of nostalgia and longing, and they perfectly capture the feeling of being young and idealistic.
The album closes with the song "Terror Squad," which is a call to action for all those who are fighting against oppression and injustice. The song's lyrics are full of hope and determination, and they perfectly capture the spirit of the hardcore punk movement.
Not A Pretty Sight + Demo 1984 is a classic album of American hardcore punk. The album's fast-paced, aggressive sound and its politically charged lyrics make it a must-have for fans of the genre.
|Original Release: 2022 (1984).|
|Catalog No: None.|
|Size: 12" Single Vinyl Record.|