Worst Party Ever - Anthology: Early Front Bottoms, for whatever that is worth.
Amanda Woodward - La Decadence De La Decadence: French screamo that is worth your time.
Hank Wood and the Hammerheads - Self Titled: Best traditional punk album of the year. Maybe the decade.
Wonder Years - Sister Cities: Solid album from these pop-punk/modern emo vets.
Wipers - Is This Real: This is real.
Jack White - Boarding House Reach: I hope this is the album he felt he had to make in order to do something fun again.
The Voidz - Virtue: A few good tracks, but felt like a lot of filler.
The Vaselines - Dum Dum: Can see why Nirvana were such big fans.
User Error - Cassette: Grown up Assfactor 4.
Twitching Tongues - In Love There Is No Law: Not sure what kind of band they are trying to be.
Turnstile - Time and Space: To their own drum they beat and I follow.
True Love - The Pact: One of my favorite modern hardcore bands.
Titus Andronicus - A Productive Cough: Album of the year contender for the great Rolling Stone cover.
Threadbare - Escapist: Huge improvement and what was surely unique for 1997.
Threadbare - Threadbare: Could have done without the 11 minute closer.
Threadbare - Feeling Older Faster: Not exactly screamo, but heavier than emo.
Sza - Ctrl: Pretty solid pop album worthy of a lot of the praise.
Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer: I prefer the former, but even then in limited doses.
Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska: Now this is an album of his I want to revisit.
Bruce Springsteen - Darkness On The Edge Of Town: I still cannot get into Bruce.
The Sound - From The Lion's Mouth: Slightly cleaner but still compelling.
The Sound - Jeopardy: How was the band not huge?
Sorority Noise - YNAAYT: Unnecessary.
The Slits - Cut: Magnificent post-punk.
The Screamers - In A Better World: I like the demos better.
The Screamers - Demos '77-'78: How great they could have been.
Rocket From The Tombs - Rocket Redux: Stick with the raw recordings.
Rocket From The Tombs - The Day The Earth Met: Well, I guess I need to check out Pere Ubu now.
Rocket From The Crypt - Scream, Dracula, Scream: Essential punk 'n' roll.
Reggie and the Full Effect - 41: Can we start again?
Pulling Teeth - Martyr Immortal: Short, fast, loud.
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