August 11, 2017

Sum 41 - Half Hour of Power (2000)

Country: Canada
Language: English
Genre: Punk Rock
Style: Pop Punk
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© 2000 Big Rig/Island Records
AllMusic Review by Curtis Zimmermann
The first track, "Grab the Devil by the Horns and Fuck Him up the Ass," is a time warp. For a minute and a half the group relives the new wave of British metal and cranks out an Iron Maiden style tune. After a brief trip down memory lane the album quickly morphs into pop punk. The songs are well crafted and the hooks are catchy on "Make No Difference" and "Summer." But in some respects that is problematic, there was a time in the pre-Green Day/Blink 182 years where punk defined itself by not being radio friendly. A good album, but essentially proof that turn of the millennium punk is just as much a corporate rock entity as adult contemporary.

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