Sic – is used in texts when you write something in a certain way purposely, even though you know it´s wrong. After listening to the debut offering from these Faroese I can only hope that they didn´t do everything on the record on purpose. It all just sounds so terribly like typical American cliché hardcore a la Coal Chamber about ... more/mehr
For music journalists the famous sport of "pidgeonholing" is always fun. What it entails? You try to shove a band into a musical genre without a second thought. If you are not able to do that, a new genre is born. The genre of nu-metal was invented that way, for instance. Now, if one were in an evil mood, one would listen ... more/mehr
I completely missed out on the first three albums from the Swedish quartet and „IV Monument“ would have come and gone in the same fashion if the lead guitarist, Morgan Zoeck hadn´t pushed the album through the grapevine in my direction. The album is Stoner Rock/Doom spiced with blue notes topped with a stunning voice.
„Well, picking some record from Daddy´s collection?“
Checking out this Hippie band photo you could assume that, and listening to the first chords of the single „Mountain Songs“ you feel like being in Woodstock. The only thing that might make you wonder is the CD-format but even in this aspect Siena Root took care: The regular ... more/mehr
No easy listening to the stuff that those crazy Japanese guys offer us here. A mixture of Grindcore and classical Metal, Doom and Jazz, Pop and rough stuff. A real cool CD that surely spoils every party because it´s no catchy tune-thing at all. For me it´s much more fun listening to this album than to another one of those American ... more/mehr
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