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Hear Bad Side’s Brutalizing ‘Locked Up in the Decompression Room’

Philadelphia punks planning 7-inch release via Nervous Habit Records

Philadelphia’s Bad Side want to maintain an air of mystery. Before the hardcore punks played their first show, they flooded their hometown with hand-drawn posters that ask a simple question: “Who is Bad Side?” For now, let’s say they’re a bruising five-piece that specialize in sabre-toothed guitar shredding and deliriously barked vocals. For proof, stream the enigmatic outfit’s newest track, the unrelenting “Locked Up in the Decompression Room,” below.