12 Songs, 41 Minutes

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4.8 out of 5
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Jimmy Bo Bob Brain

Rock solid!

An awesome album from a great band. They have a knack of writing energetic tunes with super catchy hooks. $10 well spent!

G Yonus

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You have to see this band live to really appreciate them. I've been with the Flatliners for well over 10 years, I really didnt get this album at first...was a little disheartened....almost thought about skipping their show last weekend but shook my head and remembered what a sick show they put on..so I went to see them in Vancouver a few days ago...blown away by how good these new tunes sounded live....I get it now....such a talented band. I'm kinda glad this album messed with my head a bit..I kinda feel like their progression from ska punk to punk to punk rock to rock and roll shows how they have matured through the years just as I have through my 30's into 41..my life has slowed down a bit but in a nice way...went through some mental health issues and am finally feeling myself again..so this album came along at a time in my life that if fit perfectly

About The Flatliners

Canada's Flatliners play aggressive but melodic old-school, pre-hardcore punk rock songs, enlivened with the occasional dubby bassline or inverted ska rhythm. Comparisons to London Calling, Sandinista!, early Members, or the Ruts are more apt than more overtly reggae-influenced acts like the Specials or Madness. After forming the band in Toronto, Ontario in 2002, singer and rhythm guitarist Chris Cresswell, lead guitarist Scott Brigham, bassist Jon Darbey, and drummer Paul Ramirez gigged across Canada's D.I.Y. punk circuit for several years, contributing tracks to various compilations before finally recording their debut album, Destroy to Create. Originally self-released, Destroy to Create was picked up for full North American distribution by Stomp Records in the fall of 2005. Touring followed the record's release and in spring 2007, the Flatliners announced their signing to California-based Fat Wreck Chords for U.S. and worldwide (except Canada) releases. The label switch marked a change in the Flatliners' sound, as they turned more distinctively pop-punk for 2007's Great Awake and 2010's Cavalcade. 2013's Dead Language saw the band honing their years of collective playing for a stripped-down and intensely powerful sound that earned them a Juno nomination in 2014. For their next release, 2015's Division of Spoils, Fat Wreck issued a two-disc compilation of the Flatliners' various 7" singles, rarities, and covers, culled from the previous ten years. 2017 saw the release of the band's fifth studio LP, Inviting Light. ~ Stewart Mason & Timothy Monger

ORIGIN
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
FORMED
2002

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