It hares along with a terrific sense of its own purpose and knows exactly what it wants to do. It wants to get loaded and it wants to have a good time. Coming to it cold, that’s just about what I want to do, too.
Alternative rock composition and live performance unite for this uniquely conceptually, deeply artistic and impossible to ignore album from Michigan’s Tiny Tree. Embolism is a project with meaning, depth, and an insatiable thirst for expressing the inexpressible.
There’s a hint of Awolnation to the use of contrast here, the sudden drop from quietness into immense power and fuzz. At other times, the lead vocals lean towards the more classic rock and roll stars from way back when – Led Zeppelin, AC/DC.
Effected vocals detail an intimate and somewhat harrowing story-line, laying bare a mid-album Nirvana vibe in many ways – these short phrases, rhyming couplets that kick hard and leave plenty of space for reflection in between.
Easily a band on their own unique trajectory right now, Ukraine’s Vovkulaka bring through a fuzz-thick electronic-rock sound, loaded with distortion, gravel, passion, yet plenty of anthem-like moments of melody and memorable chants.
This doesn’t feel like a cover, it feels like original work. This ability to storm at speed along the line between heavy metal and electronic experimentation is rarely showcased to such an impressive degree.
AMEL D whispers truthfully, then screams out on our behalf as this heavy and awakening hook kicks into gear.
Having been quickly impressed by this band at 2019’s Funk In The Forest Festival, and being blessed with an in-depth interview, the prospect of new studio releases is always more than a little appealing. At long last it’s here, the highly anticipated Every Time, and the single offers everything we’ve come to love about the … Continued
Balancing delicacy and grit to a powerful degree, Medusa builds up from gentle, quiet beginnings, to the full-throttle and fast-paced vibrancy of classic grunge rock.
Long-time favourites, New Jersey’s hard-rock outfit These Wolves, storm back onto the scene this November with a brand new single and video release.
Lucid Ending smash back onto the scene with a bass-heavy distorted beauty for this latest release.
The dynamics of Stuck in the Way move between tribal boisterousness to unexpected percussion effects to wah-wah guitar phrasing to tightly syncopated vocals and siren pedal guitar notes… it’s a rich portrait that The Unbroken are painting and it’s safe to say that there’s never a dull moment.