HELLHOLE: Self-titled: EP

Mar 31, 2009

Whoa!! This is a great record! Hellhole cranks out some mid to fast hardcore that has a lot of low end and hits hard. I like how the bass sounds on “Under Control.” It has this menacing sound with a pace to match. The song erupts into a slightly faster tempo but the presence of that bass remains. They maintain their power by never going full tilt thrash. Instead, they write songs that are memorable, structured solidly, and with breakdowns and time changes to keep things moving. The vocalist has a bellow that allows the words to come through loud and clear, which also allows for the tone of the song to come through, instead of the usual straight screaming we get too often these days. Great dual guitar sound on here as well. Solid record the whole way through. This band could very well be a force to reckon with as of right now. Clear vinyl, if that’s your thing.

 –M.Avrg (Off The Books)