Suburban Studs

  • Suburban Studs
  • Slam (UK Pogo) 1978 

Laboring through these 17 tracks of mostly stereotypical punk thrash, you might begin to suspect the Studs were a put-up job. Yet buried in the midst of Slam is a diamond in the rough: “I Hate School” sounds like a hybrid of the Sex Pistols and the Heartbreakers having a rave-up. Then you begin to notice other flashes of dumb cunning…

[Jim Green]