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Like Pacific - Like Pacific

Andy Biddulph
Andy Biddulph 12 February 2015 at 11.17

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The Canadian pop-punk five-piece come at us hard with their debut self-titled EP. 

As pop-punk’s much-touted new wave takes stock and gears up for round two, there’s yet another batch of young pretenders looking to bounce through the door. One of those bands is Like Pacific, who don’t completely fit the stereotype – they hail from the less sunny climes of Toronto, Canada – but this self-titled EP is full of white hot energy all the same. The punchy ‘Eviction’ hides a good fist of melody inside the hardcore-isms of The Story So Far, while breakneck, shirt-tugging anthem ‘105 McCaul St.’ is more than enough to tide you over until summer and the Warped Tour at the very least.

This review originally appears in issue 197 of Rock Sound. You can download it noworder a copy to your door, or pick it up from UK stores TODAY. To see what else is inside the mag, click on the cover below.

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