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Sticks And Stones

Strife And Times

(Members From World Inferno Friendship Society, Johnny X And The Conspiracy, Zero Zero)

Chunksaah 17

Released on September 30, 2003

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At a critical time in NJ punk history (late 80's-mid 90's) Sticks & Stones stirred the youth with their aggressive lead guitar and folk-based rhythms, a straight-forward beat numerous overlapping vocal melodies. Truly ahead of their time musically, they also seem truly doomed. Members went on to form World/Inferno Friendship Society, Johnny X & The Conspiracy, and Zero Zero. A great complete anthology here.

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Average Customer Rating: 4.5 with 6 reviews (See Below)
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Song Titles
# Song Name Popularity
1 (Disc 1) Society's Pressure  3%
2 Black White  0%
3 Common Cause  0%
4 Best Excuse  0%
5 Saved Voted #1  14%
6 Less Than Free Voted #3  8%
7 Contempt  6%
8 Reason To Care  6%
9 NCO2 Death  0%
10 Moon Over Marin  0%
11 Along The Way  0%
12 Story  0%
13 Means  0%
14 Rogue  0%
15 Blindness  0%
16 Atlantic City  8%
17 Dreaming (Live)  0%
18 Thin White Line (Live)  0%
19 Home (Live)  6%
20 (Disc 2) Theme Song For Nothing  3%
21 Laugh To Scream  0%
22 Phone Calls From...  3%
23 A Whim And A Prayer  0%
24 Sekai  0%
25 Daylight Song  0%
26 The Lot  8%
27 Borderline And Entropy  0%
28 Obvious  0%
29 Saved Voted #2  14%
30 Dear Hero  8%
31 Grasping At Straws  0%
32 Beautiful Extreme  0%
33 Synchronicity II  0%
34 New Heart  0%
35 Nothing Is Paid For  0%
36 The Optimist Club  0%
37 Thanks For The Cash  0%
38 Like Needed  3%
39 Cynical  3%
40 Policy Of Fission  8%
41 Home  0%
Come back on or after Tuesday, September 30 to vote for your favorite songs

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Ben from Detroit, MI 
Mar 19 2009 Rating: 3/5 Stars

I bought this album having not heard any of it really but because it had members from world/inferno and it was a good deal. It ended up being a let down. Its a pretty basic band.

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Nick from Fargo, ND 
Nov 3 2008 Rating: 5/5 Stars

There's something about the Jersey sound that always stands out to me over all the other punk scenes. Sticks and Stones is one of the biggest influences ever on that scene (even on the Bouncing Souls). This is worth the buy, especially for disc two.

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Patrick from Milltown, NJ 
Apr 6 2006 Rating: 5/5 Stars

really amazing band that seems to be forgotten . screw the bouncing souls sticks and stones are the best punk band from new jersey

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Patrick from Reston, VA 
Jan 3 2006 Rating: 5/5 Stars

I bought this having only heard 2 or 3 of their songs, but as a dedicated follower of the World/Inferno Friendship Society, who's singer, Jack Terricloth, fronted Sticks and Stones under the monicker Pete Ventantonio. Band history aside, this is an amazing anthology. It takes you through, well, the strife and times of Sticks and Stones. The first CD has their beginnings as a New Jersey punk band, and then as a more serious punk band with (to the scene's dismay) keyboards. If you're part of a shitty scene, then you can seriously relate to these songs. Also it has some good covers (DK's, Springsteen, Blondie, and others). Best songs on CD 1 are Saved, Less Than Free, Contempt, Reason To Care, Story, Blindness, and Dreaming (Blondie cover).

The second CD has their two LPs "Theme Song for Nothing," and "The Optimist Club." The former has a great upbeat feeling to it albeit depressing, yet poignant, lyrics. There are a few slower ones in there as well, making for a good mix. Also it has a redone version of Saved that is down right amazing. The "Optimist Club" has a much darker and more mature sound to it, and a cover of Synchronicity II by the Police. Best songs on CD 2 are Theme Song for Nothing, Saved, Grasping at Straws, Synchronicity II, Thanks for the Cash, and Home. The last song, "Home" is Jack playing and singing with just an acoustic guitar, while a tape of the band's van burning down is in the background.

This CD is pretty much the greatest piece of music one can ever own. It's a damn shame that nobody liked these guys when they were around, and now they only play on surprise dates.

Oh and Johnny X of Bouncing Souls fame is their guitar player.

BUY IT!

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Jared from Oneonta, NY 
Mar 14 2004 Rating: 5/5 Stars

Just amazing. One of the best and most influential punk bands that has ever existed. Simply you must listen to them. I've had this in my CD player for weeks. It's just amazing from start to finish, truly legends for all time.

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Donald from Glen Gardner, NJ 
Jan 17 2004 Rating: 4/5 Stars

this cd was pretty good its a 2 disc set so lots of songs and there are some covers they do a cover of dead kennedys moon over marin which i enjoyed a lot it has members from different bands all in all for the price it was a good buy








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