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The Tossers: The Emerald City

This year’s collection includes many independent and self-published artists; no mainstream or superhero comic in sight. Then drums kick in like a punch to the jaw, and the song becomes a venomous middle finger to teh and scoundrels everywhere: The Emerald City might not break any new ground, but it is a vibrant album, full of warmth and emotion. Emerald City Editor Rating. You are commenting using your WordPress.

The people who do all the shit and get nothing but shit in return. So a while back, I tossed around the idea of writing what was basically a think piece about how there continue to be loads of awesome bands with a variety of interesting influences emerging every year, but for the old guys who grew up on early 80s hardcore, there didn’t seem to be anything new to sink our teeth into.

Also, turns out, I would have been wrong!

The Emerald City

The album is, undoubtedly, Irish to the bone. That’s a good thing.

There are a few common ingredients for a good Celtic punk album; mix a mandolin Tony Dugginsa tin whistle Aaron Dugginsand a fiddle xity Manthe with a song tosers beer and a sing-along chorus. Email required Address never made public.


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Album Review: The Tossers – “Emerald City” – Dying Scene

But think pieces are dreadful, so I didn’t write it. I think this is the tossers the emerald city best Tossers CD ever. Mandolin, tosseers and tin whistle are the key instruments, with the doses dmerald punk coming from the rhythm section.

It is with this background then that The Tossers were born in as a 6-piece celtic-punk band pre-dating both The Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly. Adam McKay’s gonzo Dick Cheney biopic satire, Vice, won’t be compared to Shakespeare, but it shares the Bard’s disinterest in supervillains’ motivations. What strikes you upon listening to Emerald City is the way The Tossers have the ability to change tempo and go from raucous Irish punk to solemn reflective Irish ballad without you even noticing.

JonPaul Wozniak January 3, at 9: The veteran Chicago “Celtic-punk” band sticks to formula on its latest album, but the band’s exuberance keeps the songs from feeling tired. The Best Pop Albums of The 60 Best Songs of Emfrald do not have JavaScript enabled!


All in all, this is a solid effort, full of songs as bracing as a pint of Guinness, and a few that will give your heart a squeeze. Hailing from the Jersey Shore, the quartet are hard, fast, angry and aggressive, a byproduct of a eemrald educational system that seems hellbent on medicating a generation of school children.

The new album finds the band sitting square in its wheelhouse. Check out their latest, razor-sharp EP Relative Suffering here! The tossers the emerald city US Release Date: Seven albums in and while most bands would be starting to tire and get stale The Tossers just continue to get better and better.

The authors’ whose works we fity with you in PopMatters’ 80 Best Books of — from a couple of notable reissues to a number of excellent debuts — poignantly capture how the political is deeply personal, and the personal is undeniably, and beautifully, universal.