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Friday, October 23, 2020

Orlando punks Caffiends premiere music video for hyperspeed political anthem 'Rise of Thrashism'

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click image PHOTO BY ROBERT MROCZKOWSKI, COURTESY CAFFIENDS/FACEBOOK
  • Photo by Robert Mroczkowski, courtesy Caffiends/Facebook
Exquisitely named Orlando punks Caffiends this week premiered a timely new music video for political anthem "Rise of Thrashism." And it's a really satisfying callback to bands like Dead Kennedys and Government Issue, with no punches pulled.

"Rise of Thrashism" crams a hell of a lot into its one minute (!) of running time: hyperspeed hardcore with an eight-second breakdown at the end, clips of white nationalists getting trounced, lyrics that unequivocally give an "F-you" to Trump, QAnon, Neo-Confederates, the aforementioned white nationalists, the lot.



Watch the clip for "Rise of Thrashism" below. Caffiends' new album, Kopophobia, will be out in December …


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