Too unpretty vacant
Cerebral Ballzy - Cerebral Ballzy

Maybe it’s because their name is a tasteless pun on disability; maybe it’s because the album is ridiculously short, or maybe it’s because they describe themselves as “beer swilling pizza junkies”, but this debut by the Brooklyn hardcore punks is all too unpretty vacant! Songs being fashionably short is a punk standard of course, but at less than twenty minutes one feels unfashionably short changed. The songs are trite punk workouts without any real imagination and, whilst there’s a reasonable amount of endeavour and vigour, they’re unlikely to raise anything other than idle curiosity amongst the curious idle.


Words by TC

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