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Upon first listen, I thought to myself, “Gee, another thrash punk band,” but I was certainly wrong. False Idle is a solid punk band, and its first album, Threat, is filled with dynamic musical changes, drive and spunk. I soon found myself enjoying the tunes so much that when I closed my eyes, I was in a pit bouncing around to the music. The band has elements of Green Day, Blink 182, MXPX and Squad Five-O, but at the same time, it rocks a fresh and positive perspective. This will be a great addition to any punk lovers’ playlist.



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