HARD PRESSED: Self-titled: 7”

May 31, 2017

Neanderthal oi from the guy who fronted England’s great Last Crusade, though he moved back to Canada, where this project is based. Jangly guitars, knuckle-dragging drum beats, shouted vocals… you know the deal. The songs are good and nothing breaks the mold of the Templars/Subway Thugs, but the recording is demo quality and that was a little disappointing. Completists should take note, though the rest of the world would do better to just wait until their next recording. – Ian Wise (Longshot, longshotmusic.com)