Jul 132018

Jimmy Sisco from Absolved / Platoon 1107 has another rad project called Anchorhold.

A musical vessel for dealing with grief while watching a loved one struggle and succumb to death. Is is a look into the heart of a son who was about to lose his father.

When Jimmy‘s dad was diagnosed with an advanced cancer that would quickly take his life, Jimmy Sisco documented his own struggles and emotions during that period of time via Anchorhold, a project he created specifically for that purpose. In the spirit of journal-keeping, four songs were written at particular points during that five-month journey to chronicle specific circumstances and memories. Contemplative, cathartic, visceral, emotive, and intensely personal, these songs are a look into the heart of a son who was about to lose his beloved father. Continue reading »

Nov 052014

Lights to Lights - SaveLights To Lights presents experimental ambient guitar-based music below the recited words of Holy Scripture. Two and a half years in the making, the debut album “The Book of Psalms: Chapters 1-25” contains the first twenty-five Psalms…read in a careful, contemplative manner and backed by original, visceral music which reflects the mood and message of each particular Psalm. Twenty-five songs clocking in at a total of just under 80 minutes, this album is an audio-Bible like no other.

Lights To Lights is the solo project of Jimmy Sisco (lead singer/guitarist/bassist for Platoon 1107; lead singer/guitarist for Absolved) who wrote, played, recorded, and produced the album himself. The term “lights to lights” comes from Marine Corps boot camp (Jimmy is a Marine veteran). If a drill instructor is on duty, with the recruits when the lights are turned on in the early morning for Reveille, is there all day with the recruits, and is still there when the lights are turned off at night for Taps, he is on “lights to lights”. Continue reading »

Jun 262012

Thumper Punk Records specialise in punk, hardcore and ska music that reflects a positive, Christ-centred message. Absolved is an old-school hardcore /skate punk from Ventura, California. They have released a full-length album ‘Absolved’ (2010) and their ‘This One Goes To Seven’ EP (a reference to Spinal Tap) in October 2011. Then they combined the two as a re-release. They have been compared to Minor Threat, Bad Brains and Poison Idea.

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‘Absolved’ – ‘This One Goes to Seven’ EP

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Nov 292011

Imagine my surprise when I popped this cd in and started listening! When I saw “punk skate rock” listed as the style, I imagined something that would sound like Green Day or Reliant K, and was somewhat hesitant to listen to it.  However, I’m sure glad that I did!  It just goes to show that we shouldn’t be turned off by “labels” or “music types” as we could be missing out on some great music.  And great music it is!

This CD is a follow up to their debut self-titled album which is often referred to as “The Red Album”.   I hit the play button, anticipating Green Day sound-alikes and behold what did I hear?  Solid hard classic punk rock with heavy guitars and riffs, angst driven (and sometimes comedic) vocals, with fast and nasty rhythms.  Punk pop this is not!  If you are a fan of punk rock and old-school skate punk, then you will dig this!  If you read Thrasher magazine, you will dig this! Continue reading »

Oct 042011

Thumper Punk Records (TPR) is pleased to announce that Absolved has joined the TPR family of bands.  Absolved’s skate punk sound includes a touch of old-school punk with some youthcrew hardcore flavorings.  Built on high energy and an advanced level of musicianship not typically associated with punk rock, these old friends have crafted and melded their combined influences over the last four years.

Absolved features Jimmy Sisco on vocals and guitar, Bob Magana on guitar, Byron Brumit on bass, and Aaron Kelly on drums.

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