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CH3 PEU Final

CH3

Put 'Em Up

TKO Records
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Rating: 4.5/5

 
 

 

 

It’s best to start with a brief introduction for those who aren’t familiar with CH3, they are a band have been around since 1980 who are contemporaries of fellow So Cal legends such as Social Distortion, Bad Religion, TSOL and Circle Jerks, the release of their latest full length represents the bands first complete album of new songs in over 15 years. CH3‘s recording career had been on hiatus until recent political events stirred them back into writing, which is pretty much the only positive I can think of to come from recent political developments, and now the seminal So Cal punks are set to unleash their latest album, Put ‘Em Up, on August 18th via TKO Records.

Put ‘Em Up comes straight out of it’s corner with Model Citizen, a classic slice of CH3 punk rock that shows they’ve lost none of their fire, something that is underpinned on Not That It Matters and All The Night. The anthemic Fire And Water has a distinct feel of The Clash about it, and in that spirit the album’s title track is a politically charged number against the divisive policies of the current American administration. But it’s not all punk and protest, She Never Wanted It This Way and Blue Skies bring the album’s poppier moments, but with punk rock still firmly to the fore just as it oughta be, whilst Half The Way reveals a distinctly softer side to CH3. The God That You Deserve hits you with a melodic hardcore blast against organised religion and Take Me To Your Leader is a fine blast of punk rock that brings Put ‘Em Up to a rousing finish.

Put ‘Em Up places CH3 straight back in the heart of the current punk rock scene with a hard hitting and political slice of So Cal punk rock, there are moments that are influenced by the band’s that informed their sound, but the whole impact is of an original band who have lost none of their energy and rage after over 15 years in the wilderness. Put ‘Em Up is an album that could only have been made by a band with a long history, it revisits everything from the school of ’77 to melodic hardcore via power pop, and after listening to Put ‘Em Up my only regret is that is took them this long to return to recording.

You can pre-order Put ‘Em Up via Bandcamp here

CH3’s New Album ‘Put Em Up’ Now Available For Pre Order

CH3 PEU FinalCalifornian punk rock band CH3 have released a video for All The Night, a track that is taken from the forthcoming album, Put ‘Em Up. The band have announced an August 18th release for Put ‘Em Up and pre-orders are now available on all formats. Put ‘Em Up is CH3‘s first complete album of news songs in over 15 years, and they have confirmed they will be playing a series of US shows and festivals.

You can pre-order Put ‘Em Up via Bandcamp here and on physical formats here

You can view the video for All The Night, and CH3‘s tour dates, below Read More…

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CH3 Reveal Video For ‘The God That You Deserve’

CH3 PEU FinalSeminal Californian punk rock band CH3 have released a video for The God That You Deserve, a track that is taken from the forthcoming album, Put ‘Em Up. The band have announced an August 18th release for Put ‘Em Up, their first complete album of news songs in over 15 years, and CH3 have confirmed they will be playing a series of US shows, including festival appearances at It’s Not Dead 2 on August 26 and Remember The Punks 2 on October 21.

You can pre-order Put ‘Em Up via Bandcamp here

You can view the video for The God That You Deserve below Read More…

CH3 To Release ‘Put Em Up’ LP On August 18th

CH3 PEUSeminal Southern California punk rock band CH3 have announced the August 18th release of Put ‘Em Up, their first complete album of news songs in over 15 years. A new song titled Not That It Matters is now available as a free download and the band will also be playing Punk Rock Bowling and It’s Not Dead 2 as well as a series of headline dates across the summer.

Pre-orders for Put ‘Em Up will be announced shortly

You can download and stream Not That It Matters here and you can view CH3‘s tour dates below Read More…

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