Ten Foot Pole

Unleashed

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On its third effort, Ten Foot Pole sound like a new band; with Dennis Jagard taking over the recently vacated lead vocalist position (former TFP singer Scott Radinsky had split to focus on his L.A. Dodgers gig full time), the band are reinvigorated. Sounding at times uncannily like Sunny Day Real Estate's Jeremy Enigk, Jagard lends an emotional and melodic coherency to his band's previously undistinguished SoCal punk sound. Additionally, the band have written some top notch songs this time; intelligently thoughtful lyrics are matched with memorable melodies and muscularly driving performances, making Unleashed their best batch of tunes yet.

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