The EP „Blinding Zoe“ of the German band of the same name was already recorded in 2005, but is now re-released to have it distributed to a much bigger crowd. The EP includes five songs plus one bonus track with different leitmotifs, which could reflect the development of a young, aspiring band: Anger – Hope – Energy – Despair – Result. ... more/mehr
The next hype to follow the wake of Franz Ferdinand?
Maybe, but mainly more than a very solid debut in the category Indie Rock. Sound issues from avant-garde heroes or New Wave are true and they come along very rocking.
You can compare them to bands like „The Cure“ or „The Clash“, considering their engaged lyrics. ... more/mehr
Hammered & Smashed
This young band (most of them still in the teenage zone) has obviously studied Old School masters from AC/DC to ZZ Top very well, therefore they are exactly right for people who enjoy energetic sweaty dirty & heavy R´n R with a touch of “US-desert village” to it. The first track “To Hell And Back” captures you right away, cheering ... more/mehr
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What the Canadians around front girl Alia O'Brien give us here, shows an impression of ups and downs. You have to adapt, because sometimes it sounds really boring and drowsy, which is annoying by and by.
They try to pull out all the stops, no matter if they put in some accordant elements or some mosh parts. Catchy melodies ... more/mehr
The Key To A Black Heart
At the moment Metal is on a track that I particularly enjoy. Therefore I rejoice to find another Swedish band who pays tribute to their idols. BLOOD MORTIZED is the name of those guys from Stockholm and they celebrate the finest Svensk Dödsmetall in the classic style of DISMEMBER, ENTOMBED, AMON AMARTH and TIAMAT. Great, you might ... more/mehr