BEFORE I HANG: Rock-N-Roll Deathwish: LP

May 30, 2014

Before I Hang have a vibe in their artwork and lyrics that I can best describe as hick punk. From the gun toting and NRA-loving images in the album artwork and insert, to the casual misogyny of tracks like “She’s a Whore (But Who Cares),” my initial impressions were not good. While their image didn’t do anything for me, Before I Hang can sure shred! Spastic, thrashing riffs and strong leads with a bit of a metal influence made me almost want to like them. 

 –Paul J. Comeau (Before I Hang,