Album Title: Mosh ‘n’ Roll
Record Label: Mediaskare Records
Review by: Eric Stuckart
I’m not gonna lie, I enjoy the simple thrills that a good metalcore or hardcore band can bring to the stage, even if the songwriting is a little on the simple side. Sometimes, really stripped down, no-frills hardcore can be good for the soul. It is for me, at least. You can just sit there, turn off your brain and just roll with it.
For a while when I was younger, Bury Your Dead was that band for me. Not as thoroughly pissed and serious as Hatebreed or Madball, and definitely not as militantly straightedge as many of these types of bands tend to be; they just hit the spot. Their mosh-centric approach was littered with breakdowns, making it great for letting off steam, whether it was in the pit, driving in bad traffic or at the gym. (more…)