Angry Samoans

The '90s Suck & So Do You

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Is this really the Angry Samoans? This late incarnation of L.A.'s nerdcore heroes includes singer/guitarist Metal Mike Saunders and drummer Bill Vockeroth, but not singer/guitarist Gregg Turner, who co-wrote a bunch of their classic tunes like "They Saved Hitler's Cock" and "The Ballad of Jerry Curlan." The songs on The '90s Suck and So Do You are somewhat smarter than the moronic Samoans fare of old, while they also sound more Ramones influenced and poppier than their early-'80s masterworks. And they're just as infectious. This 13-minute-long record has eight simple, cute songs that will get stuck in the listener's head (and which the listener will not be able to remove) including "Suzy's a Loser," "I'd Rather Do the Dog," and "In and Out of Luv," Metal Mike's hilarious Casanova-like fantasy, where he repeatedly sings, "All the girls are after me/oh yeah."

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