The Lawrence Arms’ first sign of life in quite some time is a good one and it shows that our favourite Chicago punks are still alive and kicking. “The Redness In The West” may see these guys tipping their head to Johnny Cash in the intro, but other than that they are still attacking every song with the same kind of energy and tenacity that they have been doing for all those years. With vocal duties split 50/50 between Brendan Kelly and Chris McCaughan and Neil Hennessey still kicking the shit out of his drums it’s good to know that there are still some certainties in life. The Lawrence Arms delivering is one of them. The only downside is that this isn’t a full album.