Reviews Bad Reaction Had it Coming

Bad Reaction

Had it Coming

Had it Coming is my first exposure to Los Angeles’ Bad Reaction, but apparently this recording is a CD version of their previously released 7”s Dare to be Dull and Plastic World, plus a choice cover.

Bad Reaction play fast punk influenced hardcore. All but one of the songs here end up under two minutes. As expected, that means the music is played fast. Their sound is characterized by upbeat basslines, galloping drums, and buzzsaw 80’s inspired riffs. Matched with their intensity is vocalist Kash’s spoken yells, very reminiscent of Minor Threat. Lyrically the songs revolve around the usual life issues, but with a sense of humor that lightens the mood. Tacked onto the end is a cover of Bad Brains’ “Pay to Cum.” The band does a good job with it as they highlight one of their key influences.

7.0 / 10Michael
Advertisement
Radio K 2
Leave a comment

7.0 / 10

7.0 / 10

Share this content
Advertisement
Radio K 2
Recent reviews

Landfill Crew

Landfill Crew

7.3 / 10 Landfill Crew - Landfill Crew album cover

I’m sure fictitious bands are a fun concept for the musicians writing the material, but I could care less if it's Tim Armstrong behind the mic or “Bagga” – they ...

Wang Wen

Invisible City

6.0 / 10 Wang Wen - Invisible City  album cover

China isn’t the first country you think of when it comes to rock music but over the last two decades, Wang Wen has been placing their home on the musical ...

Dear Boy

The Strawberry EP

8.5 / 10 Dear Boy - The Strawberry EP album cover

Los Angeles quartet Dear Boy are firm favourites in their hometown's indie scene, but their new EP suggests that they could go much further. Dear Boy is fronted by Ben ...

x

Logo

Looking for the SPB logo? You can download it in a range of styles and colours here:

Click anywhere outside this dialog to close it, or press escape.