• Best Music Of 2012 - Far Too Short A List!

    For your consideration, some of the best stuff I've come across this year that was released in 2012. It's not in any particular order and certainly not exhaustive but could point you toward some stuff you might enjoy.

    So, enjoy!

    (Artist - Album - Song)

    Kurt Baker - Brand New Beat, She's Not Sorry

    The Hives - Lex Hives, Patrolling Days

    Red Collar - Welcome Home, Dodge K or Welcome Home

    The Nomads - Solna, Make Up My Mind or Miles Away

    Outta Controller - Colt Summer, title track or Put It On High from Don’t Play Dumb

    White Wires -WWIII, It's Been A While

    Toys That Kill - Fambly 42, Waltz One Million

    Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball, Death To My Hometown

    Madness - Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da Da, Misery

    The Gaslight Anthem - Handwritten, Mulholland Drive

    Danko Jones - Rock and Roll Is Black and Blue, Just a Beautiful Day or Type of Girl

    NOFX - Self-Entitled, 72 Hookers

    The Organ Beats - Goldenheart, Living Without You or Last Goodbye

    Redd Kross - Researching the Blues, Meet Frankenstein or Stay Away From Downtown

    Mean Jeans - On Mars, 2 Twisted 2 Luv U or Anybody Out There?

    High Fangs - High Fangs, Concrete Heart or Creepy/Sexy

    Bob Mould - Silver Age, Briefest Moment or The Descent

    Dropkick Murphys - Going Out In Style, Peg O’ My Heart

    The Heavy - Lest We Forget The Glorious Dead, Big Bad Wolf

    Japandroids - Celebration Rock, The House That Heaven Built

    The Kills - The Last Goodbye, The Last Goodbye

    Nick Waterhouse - Time’s All Gone, I Can Only Give You Everything

    OFF! - OFF!, Wiped Out

    Audacity - Mellow Cruisers, Punk Confusion

    The Hardcount - Life and Death, Dead Friends

    Kelly Hogan - I Like To Keep Myself In Pain, Haunted

    Manowar - The Lord of Steel, The Lord of Steel

    Nude Beach, II, Some Kinda Love

    Summer Girlfriends - Shockwaves, Shockwaves

    Teenage Bottlerocket - Freak Out!, Maverick

    The Bad Lovers - Actin' Strange, Things That I Forgot

    Dum Dum Girls - End of Daze, I Got Nothing

    The Murlocs - The Murlocs, Occupied

    Allah Las - Allah Las, Tell Me (What's On Your Mind)

    Wanda Jackson - Unfinished Business, Tore Down

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    1. Mark Tolch's Avatar
      Mark Tolch -
      Dropkick and Bruce doing Peg O' My Heart? Crazy.I bought pretty much no new music in 2012, but for my money, my best purchase was The Tanked/Tuck & Roll 7" split. It came on the ipod at the gym today and it was rad.