Fuckin' A review by Anal Cunt

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  • Sound: 8
  • Lyrics: 6
  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reviewer's score: 8 Superb
  • Users' score: 3.2 (12 votes)
Anal Cunt: Fuckin' A
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Sound — 8
So... This Anal Cunt's last album released before the death of front man, Seth Putnam. And like they said leading up to release, "cock rock" best describes the feel of the album. For AxCx, its an entirely different step of their usual grindcore stuff. All the songs last over 1:30 minutes, their songs aren't just the song titles themselves, and their are riffs and choruses in these songs.

The guitars still sound dirty as with ever other AxCx album. The drums aren't just SNARE+HI HAT X 1000, they actually are diverse... For an AxCx record. The production of the album is not the best, but what do you expect? IT'S FUCKING AxCx, IT'S FUCKING GRINDCORE, AND IT'S THEM MAKING A FUCKING SLEAZY ROCK RECORD!

Lyrics — 6
Seth Putnam was probably one of the best trolls ever. When you thought he couldn't think of anything stupider or awful to sing about (lets say "I Sent Concentration Camp Footage To America's Funniest Home Videos"), he comes up with "Anyone Who Likes The Dillinger Escape Plan Is A Faggot" (as a TDEP fan, I fucking laugh my ass off).

On this album though, he seems pretty tamed. He talks about what all rockers from the 80s talk about: kicking a*s ("Kicking Your A*s And Fucking Your Bitch"), whiskey ("Whiskey, Coke, And Sluts"), hot girls ("Hot Girls On The Road") and drugs ("I Wish My Dealer Was Open"). Unlike those 80s dude, Seth isn't trying to be played on the radio, which means he uses every cuss word whenever possible.

The vocals sound like they turned down "pitch shifter" enough that you can make out what Seth is saying. Still, it's Seth screaming into the mic saying "I'm gonna give you AIDS!" on the song... "I'm Gonna Give You AIDS". Which bring up the thing that they are still "troll" lyrics and songs on here. For all I know, "Yea! Its Pink" and "I'm Gonna Give You AIDS" were probably pure grindcore songs at one point since the lyrics are the typical "let's be super offensive because we are AxCx".

Overall Impression — 10
Look, even if you actually like grindcore, you know Anal Cunt is a joke. They have 300 songs that sound the fucking same. They exist just to make people angry, they mock everyone they hate, they just don't give a fuck, and that's why I like them.

I mean, what the fuck do you expect when you hear the fact that AxCx is making a rock record? You just agree and move on with your lives. They never wanted to "reinvent" anything. They wanted to do whatever the fuck they wanted. The album exist just so the band can paid tributes to the bands they actually like. This isn't a serious record but then again, which one of their albums was serious?

Is it awful? YES! Should I recommend this to anyone? If I hate them, maybe. Would I buy another copy if someone stole this from me? No, I would send them a thank you card and $10 gift certificate to Arby's.

If you are an fan AxCx and get the joke, then you will love it, like I did. If you aren't and you don't like grindcore already, this album will not change your mind. It's a ridiculous record from an already ridiculous band. that's why the scoring this was pretty hard: do I base it on AxCx standards or grindcore/rock standards?

For AxCx stands, this would be about an 8 since they lyrics aren't as funny or long titled and there are less than 40 songs on this album.

For grindcore standards, its works pretty well to have generic grindcore mixed with generic rock. I know other grindcore bands have done similar things like this so this isn't anything new to grindcore. So a 6.

For rock standards, this is the innovation they been waiting for! This is how you make songs about love and drugs interesting once again! I imagine most rock bands will be following Anal C*nt's coat tails and start using pitch shifters in all their songs. I can't wait for the next Nickleback song that has Chad screaming "I FUCKED HER ASSHOLE AND CAM" playing on my local hard rock radio station. A PERFECT 10 for adding a fresh breath of air into this once great genre.

R.I.P. Seth Putnam.

13 comments sorted by best / new / date

    EpiExplorer
    There's no point doing a review on AC albums, just gotta roll with the lulz. Good try though. Shame about Seth.
    N-D
    Also, reminds me "Motrpenis" by Impaled Nazarene))) Very fun grind'n'roll record)))
    taylorhindman
    EpiExplorer wrote: There's no point doing a review on AC albums, just gotta roll with the lulz. Good try though. Shame about Seth.
    This
    Silverpack
    That was not really creative to use the same cover as Motley Crue. But apparently, it's not the kind of band whose creativity is a priority
    EpiExplorer
    Silverpack wrote: That was not really creative to use the same cover as Motley Crue. But apparently, it's not the kind of band whose creativity is a priority
    They're call Anal Cunt. Their songs have names like 'You're Gay' and 'Hitler was a sensitive man'. They start fights at gigs before they play any music. So what were you thinking at the exact moment you posted that comment? They do it cuz they can, cuz it pisses stupid people off, because they've been pro trolls since the mid 80's and because its hilarious.. and its hilarious because it works.
    TriKef
    EpiExplorer wrote: There's no point doing a review on AC albums, just gotta roll with the lulz. Good try though. Shame about Seth.
    This and probably "Picnic of Love" are the only two albums that you can probably review. I decided to do this review after I found out that he died and that this was their last album before so. I did it out of respect for Seth since he is the original troll.
    EpiExplorer
    TriKef wrote: EpiExplorer wrote: There's no point doing a review on AC albums, just gotta roll with the lulz. Good try though. Shame about Seth. This and probably "Picnic of Love" are the only two albums that you can probably review. I decided to do this review after I found out that he died and that this was their last album before so. I did it out of respect for Seth since he is the original troll.
    Well, like I said, you did alright, kudos.
    Bananafish003
    Silverpack wrote: That was not really creative to use the same cover as Motley Crue. But apparently, it's not the kind of band whose creativity is a priority
    I hope you realize that Motley Crue just ripped it off from The Rolling Stones...
    Ibeanez
    They do it cuz they can, cuz stupid people find it hilarious, because they've been prolapsed since the mid 80's and because when you fail at music, trolling works.
    Just fixed that for you.
    ThatFlyingThing
    And like they said leading up to release, "cock rock" best describes the feel of the album.
    I didn't know AxCx had feeling in their music...