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Cro Memory Grin

by Oily Boys

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    STATIC SHOCK RECORDS repress of Cro Memory Grin LP.

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    For customers in North America visit Iron Lung Records.

    The LP is pressed on blue/white marbled vinyl and comes packaged in a slightly different sleeve to the Cool Death pressing.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Cro Memory Grin via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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Given 03:02
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Headstone 01:25
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C.B.D. 00:50
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My Sex Life 00:46
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Stick Him 04:43
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Blue Batman 01:09
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Kiss The Rat 00:58
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Green Piece 01:50
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GTrance 08:37

about

Chthonic, catatonic, chronic...

Cro Memory Grin is a masterpiece. Thirteen turbocharged tracks indebted to the pleasures and pitfalls of their lives in the modern city of Sydney and to the the first and second waves of international extreme music freaks and loonies: pure fucking aggression. The Oily Boys have graced us with a beast of an album that swells between direct, gripping, tangible hardcore punk and near nauseating psychedelia and throb which at moments feels like either ritual trance or a nervous breakdown. Cro Memory Grin contains near equal measures of tension and release; an exercise in high catharsis.

It’s rare that a punk record can give the listener anywhere near the same intoxicating feel of an “everything louder than everything else” live show, but that’s what Oily Boys have done. That lightning in a bottle feeling of excitement, chaotic energy, delirium, presence in a moment and frenzied flight into a mind state both frightening and ecstatic.

The stone has been carved, the fire has been lit, and this is it... Cro. Memory. Grin.

*** Best played LOUDEST ***

- Cool Death Records

credits

released June 26, 2020

Vocals: Drew Bennett
Guitar: Kerem Daldal
Bass: Garry Ryan
Drums: Yuta Matsumura

Recorded & mixed by Micky Grossman.
Mastered by Dan Randall.
Cover art by Yuta Matsumura.

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