Monday, January 20, 2014

Absolut - 2014 - Punk Survival

Absolut is a hardcore punk band from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Punk Survival is their debut LP. Absolut play a speedy brand of hardcore influenced by bands like Anti-Cimex and Gauze. The vocals are incomprehensible screams of a demon being tortured, the guitar ranges from tight, noisy hardcore riffs to wild, Slayer-esque screaming solos and the drums are never anything less than utterly chaotic. The lofi production only serves to heighten the hardcore pummeling, this album is  best played in a room full of people with multiple strobe lights flashing. If you like your hardcore to be absolutely pummeling with no mind for anything else, Absolut's Punk Survival will serve well.