Review by JD on July 30, 2008.
I always am more than just a little sceptical when a band has an ‘industrial’ tag slapped onto them. Most bands with that sort of tag don’t even get my attention normally, being a straight through metalhead like I am. Saying that, this four piece powerhouse from South England, did honestly grab me... then they proceeded to slap me numerously and forced my full attention straight onto them.
Layered synths start to create such an ethereal backing vibe, and all under some of the most impressive and mind blowing guitars and bass sounds. These men and their six string assaults jump from being furiously grinding to goosebump inducing melodic breaks that made me take even more notice.
Topping things off just right, Paul Sparkes vocal abilities were simply dazzling, as he added just the right amount of grit yet true clarity into a band that positively was oozing over with talent and raw power. Lyrically, these guys created so much with so little, never once relying exclusively on either the words or music... they set to work with both and let it all do the talking.
I was impressed as hell, so much that they made a Galvanic fan out of me. Raise the horns and hold them in the air. Industrial Metal seems to have founds their own version of Metallica.. They are a breath of fresh air.
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