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06 January 2004
The Real McKenzies, Oot & Aboot (Honest Don's)
A toast to rowdy Scottish punk! Drink up, jump around, and try not to flash your ass when your kilt flies up around your chin. Crank up the stereo and make merry to the Real McKenzies' second album, Oot & Aboot. Hailing from Vancouver, British Columbia, the McKenzies' new album is a celebration of their Scottish heritage as well as their major influences, the Sex Pistols and the Ramones. With bagpipes honking in the background and vocalist Paul McKenzie's own set of powerful pipes belting over them, these guys provide a heaping dose of drunken, punky, politically-tinged, melodic fun. Band member names like Dirty Kurt, Brad Attitude, and Mark "the Bone" Boland only add to the raucous good time. Cheers.
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