Uniform Choice – Region Of Ice – Cassette
Region of Ice is a cassette tape by the American hardcore punk band Uniform Choice, released in 1987. The album is widely regarded as a classic of the Southern California hardcore punk scene, and is considered one of the band’s best works.
The album’s title track, Region of Ice, opens with a menacing guitar riff and thundering drums, before launching into a blistering, fast-paced punk anthem that showcases the band’s signature blend of melody and aggression. The album’s other tracks continue in this vein, with catchy choruses and sing-along melodies tempered by the band’s fierce intensity.
Lyrically, the album explores themes of individuality, personal responsibility, and the search for meaning in a confusing and chaotic world. The Song “I am… You Are” speak to the band’s belief in the power of personal choice and determination, while “Indian Eyes” address issues of substance abuse and cultural appropriation.
The cassette tape itself features a simple, stark design that reflects the band’s no-frills approach to music. Despite its lo-fi recording quality, the album’s energy and intensity shine through, capturing the raw power of Uniform Choice’s live performances.
Region of Ice is a classic of the hardcore punk genre, and a must-listen for fans of Southern California punk. The album’s combination of catchy melodies and fierce intensity has made it a touchstone for generations of punk fans, and its message of individuality and personal responsibility remains as relevant today as it was in 1987.
Brand new, never played and still sealed in the factory plastic seal
Region Of ice
I am… You Are