VIDRO: Allt Brinner: LP

May 20, 2019

Withering hardcore from Sweden. They eschew the whole Discharge/play-fast-as-fuck template so many there follow, and instead opt for pounding, almost tribal rhythms, heavily effected guitars, and vocals that sound like they’ve just got to hurt the singer’s throat two songs in. Oddly enough, there’s a catchiness to the songs that keeps them from drifting into an impenetrable, atonal drag of a listen and a bleak streak that hints at some influences that maybe aren’t quite so obvious reference points. Thumbs way up. –Jimmy Alvarado (Kink,