Aural Delights 285

  • Øre – This Island Earth – This Island Earth
  • Bouquet of Dead Crows – Bunched Up Bradley – Single
  • Dave Graney and Clare Moore – The Long Train of Misery – Hashish and Liquor
  • The Apartments – Black Ribbons – No Song, No Spell, No Madrigal (Australian Release)
  • East Brunswick All Girls Choir – Essendon 1986 – Teddywaddy
  • Dave Graney and Clare Moore – There He Goes With His Eye Out – Hashish and Liquor
  • The Apartments – Twenty One – No Song, No Spell, No Madrigal (Australian Release)
  • Beached – The Secrets Out – Footprints In Time
  • Carousel Clouds – Invisible Lines – Tales of Coincidence
  • Shriekback – Shovelheads – Why Anything? Why This?
  • Nosebleed – Pyscho – Scratching Circles On The Dancefloor
  • The Fall – Wings – Palace of Swords Reversed
  • Stonedeaf – Spitshine – Royal Burnout
  • Autumn – Chandelier – Chandelier
  • Tonota 80 – She Let Go – Single
  • Fister – I Am Kuru – No Spirit Within
  • Searmanas – Undo – Searmanas
  • Green Desert Water – Open Your Wings – Solar Plexus
  • FACS – Just A Mirror – Negative Houses
  • Dave Graney & The Coral Snakes – I Got Myself A Beautiful Nightmare – I Was The Hunter & I Was The Prey
  • Wye Oak – It Was Not Natural – The Louder I Call, the Faster It Runs
  • Autumn – The Maiden’s Child – Chandelier
  • Odina – I’m Not Asking – Single
  • Power Trip – Divine Apprehension – Opening Fire: 2008-2014
  • Fister – Frozen Scythe – No Spirit Within
  • Searmanas – Phonetics – Searmanas
  • Øre – Walk With Me – This Island Earth
  • Carousel Clouds – The Torment – Tales of Coincidence

 

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Sonic Attack 199

PLAYLIST

  1. Power Trip – Nightmare Logic – Nightmare Logic
  2. Spectral Tombs – Succumb – Veins As Poisoned Streams
  3. Kältetod – Kältetod – Leere
  4. Draugar – Lonely Corners of Existence – From Which Hatred Grows
  5. Holy Moses – Queen of Siam – Walpurgisnight
  6. L’Acephale – Sleep Has His House – Malefeasance
  7. Sunless – Born of Clay – Urraca
  8. Power Trip – If Not Us Then Who – Nightmare Logic

Nightmare Logic

If you want to fill the Lemmy shaped hole in your listening space then you need go no further than Power Trip whose new album “Nightmare Logic” is released on February 24th on Southern Lord. The band have that blistering rock and roll swagger which Motörhead had down to a fine art.

Power Trip display that raw energy which is a hallmark of the best rock bands. They extract the best of Hardcore, Metal and Punk creating a lean, fast and potent brew. Hailing from Dallas, the band have taken their classic Exodus-meets-Cro-Mags sound to new places. With elements of bands like Pantera or Pentagram, the sophomore release, and second on Southern Lord Records, raises the bar somewhat. Since 2013’s debut “Manifest Decimation” they admit they have got much better at what they do and that is apparent from the improved song writing and delivery.

The promo says:

.“Gale’s lyrics reflect that aggression by honing in on the devaluation of human life by those who’ve gained power through money and politics. By creating a broad dissection of human suffering above reproach from personal agendas, the lyrics attempt to unify and inspire listeners. Coming from the hardcore world, where every band vaguely fights “the man”, wants to live free and break down the walls, Power Trip noticeably stands out. Instead of skirting around the fetishization of fighting back, Nightmare Logic focuses in on real oppression felt by many all over the world, whether that’s fighting addiction and the pharmaceutical industry (Waiting Around to Die) or right-wing religious conservatives (Crucifixation). Taking cues from Discharge and Crass in Margaret Thatcher’s UK, Nightmare Logic delivers poignant social information directly into those homes engulfed in the sour turn of global politics towards right-wing agendas ”

Highly recommended!

Photo Credit: Renate Winter