Friday, 22 June 2012
Dead Swans Split
This Is the new Dead Swans release on Thirty Days Of Night Records (a label i'm always a little biased towards as they are based in Leeds where I'm originally from). I like Dead Swans I've been a fan since they first surfaced and I think they are one of the UK's premier bands. This is two solid tracks of what you've probably come to expect from them, its fast, rowdy, metallic hardcore in the same style that they've cemented on albums 'Sleepwalker's and 'Anxiety and Everything Else', both of which are cracking.
On the flip side Architects the band this 7" is shared with don't really do it for me. I'd heard them before and I actually thought my opinion was about to change with the opening to their first track, but by the time the clean singing came in at the end of the song, my view hadn't changed. They're an alright band, it's just not my kind of thing at all.
This is the clear with red splatter version limited to 200. TDON like Reaper and other labels, have if memory serves made Black vinyl the rarest version on the last few releases I've got from them. Who started this trend? 100 Black and another 200 on white with purple splatter.