Friday, 8 February 2013
Nails - Obscene Humanity (Southern Lord)
There's a thread on Collective called Let's Talk About Dark Negative Heavy Hardcore. That's a good a description of Nails as any.
They veer between all out whirlwinds of blast beats and chaotic riffing to chunky, stomping chug riffs. Perhaps the mid-point between The Swarm and Earthmover. A bit more polished than that but the more metal production doesn't diminish the brutality.
3 short songs is the perfect length for something like this. Don't need more than five minutes of a frenzied assault.