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The trio masterfully uses a wide variety of punk rock influences in a varied yet cohesive way. The riffing is strong, whether uplifting, aggressive, or dissonant (all of which appear). The rhythm section moves things along with a solidity that builds the foundation for the message.
an authentic and powerful feeling which allows for the 11 skilfully crafted tracks to develop their own personality.
“John Suede is wrong. He’s also the weakest link in his own band.”
the grooves are as sweet as the grasses sticky with dew and as beautifully structured as the trees anticipating the toss of their crisping leaves.
Rating – 12/5. Rating – 3/5 How can there be two ratings? Read and find out.
congruent with the classic era of northeast noisecore
an album to get lost in with its echoing soundscapes laden with flaring visions of traipsing through ochre-hued wastelands.
aggressive and high-precision aspects of extreme metal with infectious and anthemic choruses that border on AOR levels of sweet melodicism
Jump right in to the bizarre devastation that is Whelmed, then read on below the link to see how my views compare to yours.
speedy, melodic, aggressive, and concise tunes that are catchy as all-get-out.
an inspired, if somewhat uneven, album that more than holds its own against today’s hordes of old-school copycats.
straight-forward, groove-based thrash with occasional bursts of pummeling speed
veritable prog-metal all-star team weaves spellbinding soundscapes throughout
I wrote earlier about how much work and preparation goes into getting NWTF off the ground every year, and I saw just the tip of that proverbial iceberg.
As delicious as Sizzle Pie may be, I couldn’t bring myself to live on pizza slices for a fourth day in a row.
Friday proved to be less demanding than the first day of the festival
all that was left to do was heavy lifting
So this isn’t a review of what it’s like to attend Northwest Terror Fest; this is a review of what it’s like to WORK at one of these events.
There's going to be more to talk about than horse racing when the Louder Than Life festival invades Kentucky this September! Louisville may never be the same after this line up of rock, metal and even rap gods descend upon the Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo...
Man is too often unprepared to stomach the realities of a woman’s honest feelings and experiences; he lacks the viscera.
punishing and strangely familiar; like sitting down for your fifth or sixth tattoo
the best hardcore comes from Asia
somebody needs to give me a bunch of money to throw year-round Halloween parties and we’ll give Slasher Dave a residency performance slot
Sounds exactly like what you hope a band called Tomb Mold sounds like