Finally, we have reached the age where there are two distinct schools of punk in the traditional sense. For those of us past a certain age, we think of punk solely in the most classic sense – the Ramones, the Clash, MC5, the Damned, on and on.
Many years ago, I was in New York City for a convention and found myself walking through midtown during some down time. It was raining moderately, and as I walked I came upon a smallish gentleman standing at the intersection. He had a slouched demeanor, but one that suggested he wasn’
An awful lot of noise. That’s the first gut reaction to “Bloodstreams,” the new full-length album from Australian do-it-all duo DZ Deathrays. For just two people, this is a full-bore effort, ripped from the core of punk’s heart and rock and roll’s soul.