iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from The Rebel Sound of S**t and Failure by Born Against, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

The Rebel Sound of S**t and Failure

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

A straight reissue of an out of print 1996 compilation on bandleader Sam McPheeters' own Vermiform label — although for some reason it lacks one track, the negligible hardcore blurt "Albany Academy" — The Rebel Sound of S**t and Failure is the definitive Born Against document. Collecting all of the band's single and compilation sides — the very roots of the D.I.Y. hardcore ethos for any band and usually the place where a band like Born Against makes its most cogent and direct statements — this 24-track compilation ranges from a hyperspeed 16-second blast of righteous anger like "The Nail That Sticks Up Gets Hammered Down" to even more venomous mosh pit anthems like the seething "Witness to a Rape." It also contains lighter moments like the pair of Screeching Weasel covers, "Janelle" and "Go F**k Yourself," that Born Against contributed to a split single with that band, as well as a stunningly effective cover of X's "Riding With Mary" that somehow manages to make the anguished original sound almost tame.

Biography

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s

Politically aware, always cynical, and powerfully musical, Born Against brought the passion and restless anger of American hardcore into the nineties. First active in 1989-90 in New York City, the band featured vocalist Sam McPheeters and guitarist Adam Nathanson, as well as a revolving cast of drummers and bassists. (The most solid lineup included Tonie Jay and Brooks Headley of Universal Order of Armageddon fame.) Born Against began with the usual round of 7" and compilation appearances, including...
Full bio
The Rebel Sound of S**t and Failure, Born Against
View In iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.

Followers

Contemporaries