Veteran Chula Vista, CA, skull crackers return with another EP of concrete solid, blazing metallic hardcore. Established in 2004, Take Offense could easily slide into the "established band" pattern of putting out a passable if uninspired album every few years. Instead, spending the past five years touring, refining and dialing in the tracks on "Tensions On High" yields only the most prime, crucial outbursts the band has to offer.
2. Tensions On High
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