Tony Sly and Joey Cape turn it down again on "Acoustic Volume Two" on Fat Wreck Chords. Usually the screaming frontmen for No Use For A Name and Lagwagon respectively, Sly and Cape get all acoustic and mellow - perhaps singing about the usual suspects but now we can hear it all. Since Volume One came out in 2004, both of these guys have nurtured successful solo guy-and-a-guitar careers, plus their bands live as well. The first song, "I Must Be Hateful" is so catchy, it'll live in your head for daze and "Know It All" is a funny send-up of pretentious elitists who hates every band that makes it and can now afford to eat. Thus, there's way more to these guys than three chords, a cloud of dust and a flurry of elbow howzits in the mosh pit.
Rock 'n' Roll Call: Tony Sly and Joey Cape - Acoustic Volume Two
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Bill Locey reviews music for the Ventura County Star, when he isn't reenacting the history of this great nation or teaching it to incarcerated youth.
He is the tall guy lurking in the back of all the local rock shows.
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