Review: Pure Rock Scurvy

Rating: ★★★½☆
brinebastards_scurvyGenre: Pirate Rock
Rating: R
Target Audience: Grease monkeys, pool hall junkies, and garage rockers that wish they were pirates.

Rather than settle with “Watered-down Rock Scurvy” or “Cut with Baking Soda Rock Scurvy”, the pirate-core band Brine&Bastards has selected nothing short of “Pure Rock Scurvy” for their second album (following Set Sail for Sodomy.) Something of a mini-album featuring only six songs, it nonetheless holds its own as a worthy addition to today’s growing genre of pirate rock. Continue reading

Review: Set Sail For Sodomy

Rating: ★★★★☆
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Genre: PirateCore (rock, punk)
Rating: PG-13
Target Audience: Anyone who enjoys modern rock styled pirate songs

It’s rare to come across an album that is true, undiluted PirateCore from beginning to end, but Set Sail For Sodomy is one such gem. The debut album of Brine&Bastards, it features that perfect mix of rock and punk with sea songs and tales of debauchery. Continue reading