Bitchy – Black Socks and Happiness – Review


Black Socks and Happiness (Thick)
by Scott Hefflon

Despite having members of The Blue Meanies, this ain’t nothin’ like The Blue Meanies. As the band name suggests, this is bitchy, mean, ultra-fast hardcore punk. Bitchy also includes Blue Meanies soundman, Lance Reynolds, who, like guitarist Eric White, is/was in NIL8. Lance produces this slab of noisy hate, and he’s got credits that include MU330, Braid, and Naked Raygun. What’s Black Socks and Happiness about? Hell, who knows? Let’s just say the song “Get That Motherfucker Out Of Here!” fits right in.
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