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This album is brilliant. If you're looking for short and sweet hardcore in the old-fashioned sense of the word; this is it. Absolutely great tracks from start to finish and I hope to hell they tour and reach London. I bought this on the strength of hearing Church of Black Flag and Mailer, Meet Jim on Fungus53 back in the day. Buy this!

Jason Hall had my baby

Nuff said!

Western Addiction is an amazing throwback punk band...

Western Addiction is the greatest punk band you've never heard of. In my mind, Cognicide is in the same league as Minor Threat's first album. Give it a listen and you will be pleasantly surprised at it's brilliance!


Formed: San Francisco, CA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s

With a song called "Church of Black Flag" on their Fat Wreck debut, Cognicide, Western Addiction's debt to the pioneering West Coast hardcore band was clear. The music was thick and choppy, with big bass chords supporting guitars that railed against vocalist Jason Hall's yawping mix of the cynical and confrontational. Cognicide even featured throwback cover art. But it was all in the plan for Western Addiction, who seemed pretty determined to bring that old-school sound back to the mushy ranks of...
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