Hailing from the UK comes punk noise rockers SUE with their debut album titled It Will Never End. This release is filled with twelve total tracks of energetic, raw and distorted punk that gets right under your skin and has your fist pumping and head banging from the first minute onward. Through this release, SUE never presents you a chance at reprieve as they smash through one track and on to the next providing you with twelve straight offerings of metallic noise.
It Will Never End is a highly engaging and memorable offering that will be rattling around in your head for some time once all is said and done. Each of the twelve tracks that are present here within this offering are well constructed punk noise hymns that worm their way in to your mind only to sink their hooks in deep. Once you press play and journey through the chaotic noise filled romp that is It Will Never End you ultimately reach for the play button again for more metallic punk goodness.
SUE does a great job of gripping you right from the start never to let go until the wild ride is all said and done. It Will Never End is a wholly entertaining and infectious offering that is truly hard to deny. You cannot sit still while listening to this record as it gets you up and out of your seat and thrashing about before you know it. With raw ever ceaseless riffs that are coupled with tumultuous drumming and great vocals, SUE creates a sound that is hard to be ignored.
As wild and noise filled as each track is, SUE throws you for a little loop with their fourteen minute opus to close out their debut. The twelfth and final track titled I Am Nothing is a much more subdued and serene sounding track in comparison to the eleven that came before it. I Am Nothing has a great mixture of a more calming sound as well as the more upbeat raucous punk that you had heard in the previous tracks leading to this one. Half way through SUE kicks it in to high gear to get your head banging once more before the sounds fades and you are left with a calming silence for nearly the remainder of the track.
I Am Nothing is a great closing track as SUE shows off their musical chops by providing you with a completely different sound than what you heard before while also incorporating their manic punk sound in the fold as well. As I Am Nothing wraps up It Will Never End nicely, you are left reaching for the play button again. It Will Never End is a solid release, one that provides you with raw and brain bruising punk that gets you up and out of your seat from the very get go. Each track is a solid one providing you with an overall well rounded and highly entertaining listen.
Hailing from Oakland, CA is Ötzi who play in the vein of post-punk. With the emergence of Part Time Punk Sessions, this offering harbors four very impressive and addictive tracks one right after another. At times aggressive, at others haunting, at all times rhythmic and melodious, Ötzi create an overall highly memorable and infectious sound. Once you begin listening, it is incredibly hard to stop as this release is incredibly entertaining and highly intoxicating from beginning to end. This is a stellar release from beginning to end to say the least.
Each of the four tracks that are present here are wonderfully crafted offerings that never get old or stale no matter how many times you listen. These cuts are unique and fresh as they offer you something wholly mesmerizing and captivating. From beginning to end, Part Time Punk Sessions grips you, never to let you leave the listen until the final grim note has passed through your speakers.
Mixing the haunting with the aggressive, Ötzi strike a great balance of the two throughout each track. From beginning to end you are provided with an immense amount of variety and diversity, never to come across the same sound twice. Part Time Punk Sessions is a wholly mesmerizing and captivating offering, one that brings you in to its mystifying darkness never for you to leave as you keep hitting repeat until you have listened an innumerable amount of times.
Everything within this record is great. From the unique vocals, to the ever intricate and mesmerizing riffs and the ever thumping bass lines and solid drumming, you are treated to an overall excellent listen. These tracks will stick with you for quite some time even long after you finally pull yourself away from your speakers. Part Time Punk Sessions is a great EP through and through, with each track being just as excellent as the last.
Part Time Punk Sessions will be released February 28, 2019 through Psychic Eye and Near Dark.
Call it punk, call it rock, call it punk ‘n’ roll, call it what you will, as Atomic Kavemen sew both rock and punk together to create an entirely memorable and catchy sound that is hard to rattle out of your brain. Through their self titled EP you are treated to six unique tracks that stick with you for long after you are done listening. Each track is just as unique and catchy as the last. From beginning to end, Atomic Kavemen roll out one track right after another of rock ‘n’ roll punk fusion that gets right under your skin and buries themselves deep within your memory.
With a unique Danzig like vocal delivery and ever rocking riffs and solid drumming that propel each cut, you are treated to a solid and ever rocking release that you are sure not to forget. With each track you begin to belt the lyrics out right along with the vocalist and nod your head in rhythm. There isn’t a track within this EP that doesn’t get imprinted on your mind and that isn’t infectious as each of the six truly are.
From beginning to end you are treated to top notch rocking punk and nothing but. From the cynical lyrics, to the ever buzzing riffs and pounding drumming, Atomic Kavemen have found a formula here that hearkens back to the days of early Danzig and the like; that infectious and dark sounding punk ‘n’ roll that is hard to shake. With each listen this self titled EP just gets better and better.
Overall, this is just a highly entertaining and engaging release, one that has you coming back for more and more. There ins’t a track within this offering that is lacking in anyway as each offering is just as solid and well performed as the last. This is a well rounded and cohesive offering that is infectious and down right catchy and memorable.