Reviews Label: Organized Crime

Label: Organized Crime

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Plan of Attack - The Working Dead album cover

Plan of Attack

The Working Dead, 2004

7.5 / 10

Upon their inception a few years ago, Plan of Attack was already a cut above a lot of the hardcore bands in the Midwest. Now, a demo, a 7", and ...

Never Enough - Dead Set on Destruction album cover

Never Enough

Dead Set on Destruction, 2005

8.0 / 10

I first heard about this band in the summer of 2003. I was buying a 7" from a band on tour when their merch guy told me about his band, ...

Hollow Ground - Cold Reality album cover

Hollow Ground

Cold Reality, 2005

2.0 / 10
Multiple Authors

I can't possibly make this a lengthy review. I can't! I've tried to think of creative ways to give my opinion on this piece of melodic, tough-guy hardcore, "in the ...

Hollow Ground - Cold Reality album cover

Hollow Ground

Cold Reality, 2005

7.1 / 10
Multiple Authors

An open letter to Hollow Ground and Organized Crime Records I'm not a detective or a mind-reader. I am neither Columbo, Criswell, nor Veronica-fucking-Mars. I'm just a guy who gets ...

Cross Examination - The Hung Jury album cover

Cross Examination

The Hung Jury, 2006

8.3 / 10

Everybody's so political these days. Protesting this, boycotting that. Hell, there are more hippie protest songs out now then there ever was in the 60's. Who cares if it's warranted ...

The Killer - Better Judged by Twelve than Carried by Six (Reissue) album cover

The Killer

Better Judged by Twelve than Carried by Six (Reissue), 2006

9.0 / 10
Multiple Authors

If there is one hardcore band in Chicago that truly defines the conventions of "Chicago Hardcore," it is The Killer. The various musical backgrounds of each member leads to an ...

The Killer - Better Judged by Twelve than Carried by Six (Reissue) album cover

The Killer

Better Judged by Twelve than Carried by Six (Reissue), 2006

6.0 / 10
Multiple Authors

If Myspace, YouTube, and various messegeboards have shown me anything in 2006, it is that kids love to mosh. From videos of kids moshing in their bedroom, living rooms, classrooms, ...

Regret - Misery Brigade album cover

Regret

Misery Brigade, 2006

8.0 / 10

Organized Crime Records is branching out these days with the release from a band that isn't from the Chicago metropolitan area. Jokes! Jokes! I'm aware the label has released bands ...

Black SS / Raining Bricks - Split album cover

Black SS / Raining Bricks

Split, 2006

6.7 / 10

I was relieved to find out that Black SS stands for Black Sheep Squadron, and not some Nazi organization, upon receiving this record. The cover art for one side of ...

Few and the Proud - Stampede album cover

Few and the Proud

Stampede, 2006

8.9 / 10

Few and the Proud really needs no introduction other than the fact that they are, and always will be, straightedge. The lyrics insert makes the claim that "a new era ...

Get Back Up - Weathering the Storm album cover

Get Back Up

Weathering the Storm, 2007

5.0 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Buffalo, NY's Get Back Up unfortunately sounds like every other new school hardcore band out there playing in local venues across the United States and probably Canada. They sound like ...

Shit Outta Luck - Family Tradition album cover

Shit Outta Luck

Family Tradition, 2007

4.8 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Not to be confused with Hayward’s Shit Outta Luck, a ska band - this is Milwaukee’s Shit Outta Luck, a meaty, Midwest “hardcore” band. The quotes are for the mere ...

The Killer - Not All Who are Lost... album cover

The Killer

Not All Who are Lost..., 2009

7.0 / 10

A few months back I spent a weekend in Chicago for the Burning Fight book release show. Granted this wasn’t an exclusively Chicago hardcore event per se, but a number ...

Integrity - Systems Overload (A2/Orr Mix) album cover

Integrity

Systems Overload (A2/Orr Mix), 2013

9.5 / 10

Hail the almighty Integrity and their decision to remix and re-master their classic hardcore album Systems Overlord after teasing us with rumors (when do rumors not swirl around this outfit ...

Cross Examination - Dawn of the Dude EP album cover

Cross Examination

Dawn of the Dude EP, 2014

9.0 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Sometimes I just want to eat a bunch of pizza, drink a 30 pack of Special Export Light, smoke one million doobies, make out with chicks in a swimming pool, ...

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