In the tradition of other Australian bands, Living End’s second album Roll On falls short of its self-titled debut. Released back in ’97, that album went five times platinum down under and made a dent in the U.S. charts with its single “Prisoner of Society,” a pop punk crossover hit that widely received radio play.

Living End’s new album is as cute a clichZ as its name. Rampant on Roll On is remorseless borrowing. Not only does it cling to its hybrid punkability formula, but the cut "Blood On Your Hands" borrows heavily from the Specials before going into an "Oy" punk chorus. The other tracks give you a frustrating taste of familiar Britpop vis