Lyric Video: Fresno’s Trash n’ Privilege Share a Furious Ripper

Fresno, CA-based punk outfit Trash n’ Privilege — Steve Shepard (vocals, guitar), Charles McClelland (vocals, guitar), Joe Triester (bass) and Jim Chaffin (drums) — specialize in a brusing punk rock, built around driving beats, big guitar riffs and raw vocals, influenced by the 80s California and DC hardcore scenes, where the band’s members grew up and cut their teeth. Lyrically, the band’s material frequently focuses on criticism of Big Tech, hypocrite culture, everyday life experiences and the 24 hour news cycle, among other things.

Trash n’ Privilege’s latest single “Fresh Idea” is a bruising ripper built around enormous power chords, thunderous drumming and Shepard’s Henry Rollins-like delivery paired with enormous, mosh pit friendly hooks. Lyrically and thematically, “Fresh Idea” is a fiery indictment on hypocrisy.