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One of their best

I own everything these guys have produced as of 2015, and this album has the jagged edge, the crunching guitars, the indelible characters and the soaring piano of their best work. This is hard rock about hard, fast living. It's so good, I'm buying it a second time because the first time I bought it years ago, it was only 128 kbps.

The Awesomes End Credit Song

Track 2. Chips Ahoy. Love it. Thanks


Formed: 2000 in Brooklyn, NY

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s, '10s

Resisting the musical trends in New York City, vocalist/guitarist Craig Finn (ex-Lifter Puller) formed the Hold Steady after moving from Minneapolis in 2000. Wanting to capture the sound of bands such as the Replacements and the Grifters, he recruited guitarist Tad Kubler (also ex-Lifter Puller), drummer Judd Counsell, and bassist Galen Polivka. Recording mostly live, the band released its debut, Almost Killed Me, on Frenchkiss Records in March 2004. Dave Gardener (Rocket from the Crypt, Drive Like...
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