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Offspring : Kids aren't alright, The

...[B]The Offspring[/B] are pretty spry for old guys. And, hey, at least they're not [a]Green Day[/a].

Offspring  : Kids aren't alright, The

Confession time. We were all geared up to torch this record with a rant about how America completely missed the point of punk rock, turning it into a grindingly worthy and crushingly conservative megabucks industry centred around uptight macho dullards like Rollins and Albini.





Then we heard the record and, bugger, it's a serviceable slab of inoffensive melodi-core with a guitar line naggingly reminiscent of [a]Magazine[/a]'s edgy noo

wave landmark 'Shot By Both Sides'. Bastards! In fact, The Offspring are pretty spry for old guys. And, hey, at least they're not Green Day.



Stephen Dalton

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