Thursday, 10 May 2018

A/N/D

BandA/N/D (aka Allow Natural Death)
GenresPunk / Rock / Hardcore / Sludge / Grunge
Related artistsEyelet, Bruised Ego and Synodus Horrenda.
CountryBaltimore, Maryland U.S.A.
Years Active2018-present
Song: "Undone"
Album: "A/N/D"
Year: 2018
For fans of: Meth And Goats, Fugazi, Rye Coalition, Universal Order of Armageddon, Aim Of Conrad, Embassy, Monochrome, King Slender, Hose Got Cable, Policy of Three, Hot Snakes, Elements of Need, Hercules Hercules, Worst Gift, Mass Movement Of The Moth, Ladder Devils, Cyrus Gold, Drummers, Creepozoidz, Panthers and Ultra Dolphins aka PROPER SCREAMO.
Label(s): Self Released
This post's artist is from the May 2018 Mix. This is track #9.
You can download: the May 2018 Mix#5 right here or get the new June 2018 Mix#6 here.

Review by THOMAS SCHLATTER:

A/N/D gives you three songs that show off a good deal of diversity in the band's cannon. There's a blown out quality to the production which presents the band with a very raw sound. I can't help but feel that A/N/D sounds like some mid 90's bands that I would often hear on labels like Ebullition, Old Glory, etc. They have a unique approach in their song writing that never goes too over the top, but opts to expand on traditional tempos and melodies.

Each instrument carries it's own weight here. The guitar playing illustrates some nice skills, showcasing dense reverb walls of sound, single note gymnastics and driving chords. Drum-wise we're definitely getting someone that has the ability to take the songs out of traditional time signatures and get interesting.

The desperate vocals add that last layer to complete the mid 90's sound. There's a bit of restraint that seems to be practiced with the screams that lends itself really well over this music. All in all, a good package of three songs!

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DISCOGRAPHY

2018 - A/N/D digitalEP (stream/donate/download here)

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(2018) A/N/D - "Undone" (from 'A/N/D')

(2018) A/N/D - "Reno" (from 'A/N/D')

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A/N/D additional links
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