YOUNG AND IN THE WAY / WITHDRAWAL: Split: 7”

May 21, 2014

Young And In The Way does the heavily black metal-infused hardcore thing better than anyone else, and it’s no surprise that Deathwish snatched YAITW up for its upcoming LP. Just blazing, venomous, dissonant-yet-melodic black metal-core that reminds me of both Catharsis and Spread The Disease at times. Withdrawal delivers more straightforward Ringworm/Integrity-influenced hardcore that isn’t quite as refreshing or impressive as YAITW’s side, but is still furious, pummeling, and well executed enough to keep me psyched throughout. Great split. 

 –Dave William (A389)

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