ASK THE DEAD: The Leans: 7”

Bullshit Foo Fighters worship. The music is anthemic and nauseating in its positivity. It’s too bright, too clean, too uplifting. The guitar work takes a lot from sludge and grunge, but its riffs are all uninteresting chord progressions. I can’t realistically knock these guys down a few points for being bad musicians, as they can clearly play, but just nothing I would ever want to listen to. Grade: D+. 

 –Bryan Static (Riotous Outburst)