This release has blistering heavy moments and some light softer songs are thrown into the mix
The regeneration is complete – Skarlett Riot are back!
Two of Finland’s heavyweight hard rock acts combine for what has been an extremely well received tour around the UK. With Reckless Love also going down a storm at Hard Rock Hell in Wales, the Finns are riding high in the popularity stakes at the moment.
Metal heads might look and sound a bit snobbish sometimes when talking about music but they are definitely much deeper in their dedication than any indie music or hip-hop fans. And they are more willing to accept you in their brotherhood too, if you just share the same passion for music. You can definitely feel it when you come to the festivals like South Park.
Following up their excellent debut on Spinefarm, 2013’s ‘Screaming For Adrenaline’, Santa Cruz return to the scene with a tonne of attitude, some great tunes, and the power and raw energy sadly lacking in a lot of modern bands that often put image before effort.
We had this idea of doing like a Fight Club film. People fighting each other and that kind of thing. But then we met with Avilla, the director, and we didn’t have enough money to do actors and that thing, so we decided why don’t we fight ourselves?
Recommendations don’t come better than that so we adjourn and head off to watch the local five piece who play melodic metal based on a shared love for heavy music and a passion for songwriting.
A big dollop of Guns ‘n’ Skid Row(ses)