GunShy Assassin, the heckled, disowned viper of the metal blogging world, is in it’s death throes. This serpent isn’t done writhing yet, though; we’ve still venom left.
Another serpent flexing it’s sinewy coils is Snakedriver, a metallic hardcore quartet from my current hometown Little Rock, Arkansas. Besides consistently punishing crowds whenever they perform with groups like Despise You, Iron Reagan, Ringworm, Xibalba, and Rwake, Snakedriver completed an album recently.
Mark March 10 on your calendars, guys: the next installment of Snakedriver‘s vicious indictment drops on that date, I shit you not.
Entitled The Gnashing of Teeth, this record boasts nine songs and clocks in just over twenty minutes. The Gnashing of Teeth is Snakedriver’s debut LP, it’ll be available as digital download or vinyl.
Even though I’ve already listened to this beastly collection of songs quite a few times, I’m definitely pre-ordering a vinyl record. That album art is ferociously captivating. You should preorder the hell out of it, too!
Because GunShy Assassin is the proverbial shit, Dustin, the Neurosis-worshiping guitar-slinger for the group, gave us a heads up: here’s not one, but two fresh songs for you to snap your neck to!
We’ve got a video stream of a ripping crust jam called “Reign of the Slime.” After you’re done there, head to their Bandcamp page and find the aforementioned song along with “The Salivant.”
That second one will make your adrenal glands pulsate to the tempo of the twisty sludge section towards the end. Guaran-goddamn-teed.
Let these songs slowly wrap themselves around you until March, like a python around it’s prey. When The Gnashing of Teeth drops, the snake will crush the wind from your lungs, splinter your rib-cage, and consume you whole.