RIYL: Useless Eaters, Fuzzy Vox ,The Blind Shake

Label: Basement Sounds

A group of Boston bad asses known as Black Beach have graced the sprawling punk rock landscape with their own brand of aural mayhem.  Shallow Creatures is a collection of 8 tracks varying from slower sludgy jams to heart-pounding neck-throttling scorchers.

They’ve been classified as a punk band, but there’s a lot happening here. ¬†On tracks like Self Portrait and Future Failures, Black Beach slow the tempo down and¬†sharpen their riff apparatus, concocting a proto-metal assault¬†with a pinch of that punk bark along the outer edges. ¬†Static Sound stretches into an experimental vein, playing with off-beat sci-fi synths and finding grungy grooves that remind me of Bleach-era Nirvana. ¬†Whichever subgenres of punk¬†and roll you like to tread through, there’s a little bit of all of it¬†in Black Beach.

It’s first come first served for the blue with black splatter vinyl. ¬†Only a hundred exist, and once those are sold out, you’ll get that tasty black wax as dark as your soul. ¬†Get on it.

The Details

12" in standard black or blue w/ black splatter

Includes unlimited streaming of Shallow Creatures via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
Shipping out on or around 30 March 2016

Price $15

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