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Since 2006’s ‘Year Of The Dog’, Fucked Up have released seven Chinese Zodiac-themed EPs that sound almost nothing alike. If the A-sides share one thing in common, however, it’s in…

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Fucked Up’s previous efforts to combine hardcore punk’s throaty rage and progressive rock’s narrative pomp resulted in 2011’s ‘David Comes To Life’, a no-foolin’ rock opera. At the time, the…

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Ox, Pig, Rat. Those Canadian funsters have run through more strange meats than Alex James on a fast food bender. Another addition to their ‘Zodiac’ series, ‘…Tiger’ is a 15-minute…

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To be honest, we could have chosen any one of the three tracks on this commemorative seven-inch disc for the second UK Shred Yr Face tour, but Fucked Up’s ferocious…

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For most bands, a record release party means playing for 30 minutes in front of record company suits nibbling on cheese. But as ‘The Chemistry Of Common Life’ has taught…

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So then: Fucked Up have a fat schizophrenic for a frontman, their gigs are whirlwinds of violence and… well, they have a rather juvenile name. They’re an idiotic, nihilistic punk…

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There have been moments like this before: when a band sum up the essence of right now with a song that reflects back like a mirror. Toronto’s Fucked Up are…

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In the age of the tell-all confessional pop star blog or ‘indie’ bands who hire image consultants before they even sign a record deal, Toronto hardcore punk troupe Fucked Up…

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Reasons to love Fucked Up: They’re called Fucked Up. They’ve had members named Mustard Gas and, um, Concentration Camp. They truly embody hardcore by releasing records on their own terms,…

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“Before this show’s over I’m gonna be the new Beth Ditto,” announces appropriately apportioned singer Father Damian from Canadian hardcore punk heroes Fucked Up, as tonight’s bowel-buggering experience begins. No…

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