Former Dexateens member Lee Bains III, along with his band the Glory Fires, returned this summer to release Youth Detention, a riotous meditation on life in the modern South. At once frenzied and contemplative, the album finds Bains and company marrying Skynyrd-style twang with breathless punk to electrifying ends. Lyrically, Youth Detention serves as a sort of time capsule, examining the complexity and discomfort associated with Southern heritage at the present moment. While Bains’ verbose anthems are ones of fury and exasperation, they also function as joyous and snide “Dear John” letters to the old guard. (Label: Don Giovanni)
— EM

The following record stores carry local albums or can easily source them for you. When you purchase them, let them know how much you appreciate their support for local bands!

- Criminal Records (L5P)
- Decatur CD & Vinyl (Decatur)
- Fantasy Land Records (Buckhead)
- Wax'n'Facts (L5P)
- Wuxtry Records (Decatur)

Buy it here: thegloryfires.com

Items Under $50