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  1. Eric Happy Meal

    Eric Happy Meal New Member

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    what are some other ones with a similar sound to blue meanies / link 80 / voodoo glow skulls. (i dont like calling them ska-core)
     
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    SickOfItAll The Bartender

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    Catch-22 is pretty good
     
  3. You need old Catch-22. Mainly Keasby Nights or their demo before that. I'm not too fond of the new C22 after Tomas left. But here are some other bands.

    Slapstick (I can't say enough about this band)
    Streetlight Manifesto (Tomas, ex-Catch22 singer's new band along with other ex-C22 members)
    Less Than Jake (maybe)
    Slow Gherkin

    If you want my honest opinion, pick up these two compilations "Mail Order Is Fun" and "Mail Order Is Still Fun". You won't be disappointed. Plus Link 80 and Blue Meanies are on them.
     
  4. Eric Happy Meal

    Eric Happy Meal New Member

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    slapstick and slow gherkin arent really the bands that im looking for, although they are damn good.

    and less than jake.....since the newest album, i havent listened to them.
     
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    keasbey nights is damn good, but i got Alone in a Crowd and have grown to love it.

    less than jake's 'hello rockview' is a great cd.

    millencolin, maybe? ... reel big fish... some nofx can get ska-ish when they throw in horns.
     
  6. older rx bandits their newer cd doesnt have much ska too it
     
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    skankin pickle
     
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    :bigthumb:
     
  9. the_odd_girl

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    Check out Secret Agent 8 and Patent Pending, too.
     
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    skankin pickle
    Catch 22
    Less Than Jake
    MadCap
    and of course Operation Ivy
     
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    The Arrogant Sons of Bitches
    Big D and The Kids Table
     
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    DFWSR4EVER There's Stlil Time to Change the Road You're On

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    I don't listen to a lot of the more ska-punk/core flavored bands but here are some of my favorites:
    The Toasters, (incredible live :bowdown: )
    Five Iron Frenzy, (they broke up :( )
    spring heeled jack, (broke up... awesome though!)
    catch 22, (only keasby & alone.. they kinda suck now)
    mass hysteria, (great local rock-steady band with awesome female vox)
    mustard plug, (I like their older stuff)
    the aquabats, (fun fun band!)
    skankin' pickle (they broke up,.. Hussein skank, lol)
    the planet smashers, (like thier older stuff, hate thier new album)
    the smooths, (I'm pretty sure they broke up, good smooth sound though)
    Mephiskapheles (nothing beats satanic ska!)
    bim skala bim, (another great local, going on for 20+ years)
    eastern standard time, (good stuff!)
    and lets not forget 'the specials'...

    anyhow just to name a few...
     
  14. sandman358

    sandman358 Havin' me some fun tonight

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    Suburban Legends - Kick Ass I dont care what you have to say...they rock
    Catch 22 - Is one of my favorites (pretty much because I know all the guys in the band...and whenever I go to their shows I get to hang backstage with them...they even gave me a really awesome nickname!)
    RBF - Aaronn Barrett is the man...especially for spazing out on stage a few months ago
    One Cool Guy - Totally awesome band but hard to find their stuff
    The Specials - Some cool 2nd wave ska stuff


    and the coolest ska band EVER that you should go download right now is:


    [Spunge] - They are awesome...words cannot describe there goodness...If you have never listend to them you should definatly find some of there stuff...They are from England so the lead singers voice is pretty odd...but other than that they are great...Best Songs are "Kicking Pigeons" "Centerfold" and "Skanking Song"
     
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    I used to listen to reel big fish and the mighty mighty bosstones all the time..I'm more into harder rock now, but I'll still put in "Let's face it" or "turn the radio off" and chill
     
  16. Teh Awesome!

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    I used to enjoy Against All Authority when I was younger, haven't heard their newer stuff.

    Buck O Nine, Aquabats and Slapstick are also pretty good ska/punk bands.
     
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    hopeudiemahc "stay true to yourself and follow your heart. Giv

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    Old Catch (Keasby, as has been suggested)
    Streetlight Manifesto - fairly new band (Their first CD came out in August 2003) ; Sounds similar to old Catch because they have the same vocalist. Their sound is more heavy and loaded than Catch's though, so that may turn you off. Musically, they have a lot of talent, with members from old Catch and 1 Cool Guy (if I remember correctly)
    Reel Big Fish
    Mighty Mighty Bosstones (eh)
    Big D and the Kids Table
    Planet Smashers (acquired taste in my opinion)
     
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    elements of transition is good also, not as good as before you knew better. but still good. i have both :)
     
  21. Kerri

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    elements of transition < before you knew better
     
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    Mustard Plug (I just saw them in concert)
     
  23. Juvenall

    Juvenall What Would Juvie Do?

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    Oh man, they're still around?!? I saw them back in 97 or 98 at a club no bigger then your average bedroom. They did one hell of a show.
     
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    DFWSR4EVER There's Stlil Time to Change the Road You're On

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    we played a show with them just last april :o



    listening to streetlight manifesto now :cool:

    they're one of the headliners on the ska is dead tour this year, we played a show with them last july. cool motherfuckers in that band
     

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