Against Me and the Epoxies both play punk-informed "protest" music for Fat Mike's Fat Wreck Chords label, but that's about all they share. At this point punk stretches far enough to encompass way more than just AM's spewed hyper-verbiage and the Epoxies' tongue-in-cheek sleekness; at this point also, I despair of any punk finding the right audience to mount an effective protest. But hey, the kids have arisen before! And should they/we decide to rise again (damn right!), Against Me's Tom Gabel provides one hell of a unifying group sing-along with the "Condoleezza" chorus of "From Her Lips to God's Ears (The Energizer)," just one of the many songs he titled for... More >>>