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Sounds From The Massachusetts Turnpike
Rebuilder - Sounds From The Massachusetts Turnpike
Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 09:29
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Guitarist/vocalist Sal Medrano for Boston punkrock outfit Rebuilder recently said, "How do we follow up "Rock and Roll In America" when the whole country has gone to shit? By doing the only thing that can save us, playing Rock & Roll. "Sounds from the Massachusetts Turnpike" pays homage to our great state, navigating through twist and turns of feelings. It's okay to not be okay. Let's rock."

And that’s exactly what they do on their new 6-song EP, “Sounds From The Massachusetts Turnpike”. Play catchy punk rock with plenty of melody and just enough of a raw edge. You know, the kind where everyone rushes the stage as soon as the band starts, yelling along to the lyrics and turning a shitty day into a good one.


Rebuilder isn’t reinventing the wheel here, but they sound like they mean it. And it sounds pretty damn good. The songs might have become a bit moodier compared to “Rock And Roll In America”, but they still pack all the energy and melody you can wish for.


Track listing:

  1. Mile or An Inch
  2. Anchoring
  3. Get Up
  4. The World Is An Asshole
  5. Nasty Habit
  6. Vivir & Morir
Tom Dumarey
Tom Dumarey

Lacking the talent to actually play in a band, Tom decided he would write about bands instead. Turns out his writing skills are mediocre at best as well.