NIGHT BATTLES: Year of No Days: LP

Sep 16, 2021

Night Battles do heavy, atmospheric alt-rock well enough. They sometimes call to mind Hum or Queens Of The Stone Age, and there are moments when the band achieves lift-off. It’s in the lyrics that things get messy, and the constant downer, almost bitter feeling drags everything back to earth. The result is a kind of muted high drama. When I heard them sing about wanting to go out into the jungle and take ayahuasca, I thought, “Yeah! I think that might do you some good!” –Matt Werts (Snappy Little Numbers,