Star Tribune

Roll On

Author: Marc Weingarten

LIVING END, “Roll On” (Reprise)

The members of this Aussie trio may come on like Fosters-swilling roughnecks, but the power of their punk derives from. supple song craft driven by strong-arm horsepower. From the title track, a fanfare for the common man that borrows the Clash’s street-corner populism, to ripped- from-the-tabloids screeds such as “Read About It,” the Living End lives up to its hyperbolic moniker. 5312