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Burn Piano Island, Burn

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Give ’em points for originality in a genre that often prizes brute force over innovation. The Blood Brothers’ take on hardcore incorporates all the shouty vocals, savage guitar riffing, and hyperspeed drum-ming you could ask for, but throws in two — sometimes counterproductive — vocalists, and loopy lyrics that aim for surrealist poetry and usually miss, badly. But how can you dislike a band with a song called ”God Bless You Bloodthirsty Zeppelins”? You can’t.