Raucous duo Holly Hunt are all about loud, and when I say loud, I really mean fucking loud! Their latest three track EP is a wall-shaking, amp-loving, riff-spitting ball of loudness. For over seventeen minutes and three tracks, Holly Hunt push their sludgy sound to the limit coupling together droning, pulsing, groaning riffs with a punishing, sludgy, unrelenting beat to create a monstrous musical offspring.
After the first two tracks have given your ears a right good going over, you wonder how this musical pairing can push their droning fuzz any further but, don’t worry, they do. Unleashing nine minutes of simply crushing guitars, the title track of the EP sums up their sludgy, dense sound perfectly as the pair drill home their gut-wrenching heaviness leaving you nothing more than a gibbering mess in the corner of your room.
Yes, bands like Holly Hunt are certainly an acquired taste and even fans of the whole drone thing will find themselves being pushed to the limits of their physical endurance with this one, but those who do wallow in this kind of punishing filth will no doubt be in their element in the company of Holly Hunt.
02. Saturn Devours His Children
Run Time: 17:42
Release Date: April 29, 2014
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