In [I]American Pie[/I], a boy puts his cock in an apple pie, to let us know that there’s something rotten at the heart of the American Dream. Ex-con brothers Edsel and Simon Dope, though, would probably put someone else’s cock in the apple pie, cut it off, lace the pie with strychnine, and serve it up at the Clinton dinner table.
Consider their ‘Felons And Revolutionaries’ to be your latest introduction to the angry white boys of Malcontentsville, USA. Behind Marilyn Manson’s Nietzsche-quoting fagade, or Limp Bizkit’s tedious frat-boy japes lies a suspicion that they’re straight out of nice, comfortable high schools; it’s the spartan hardcore of ‘Felons And Revolutionaries’ that’s really the underclass music of urban white America.
‘Felons And Revolutionaries’ is up there with prime Sepultura. Suddenly, mom’s apple pie sounds a very unappealing prospect.