Album Review: Lock Up – “Demonization”

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Is it fair to call Lock Up a “supergroup” at this point? It feels like a bit of a disservice when you listen to how consistent the music has been over the course of 18 years despite the fact that each LP has featured a different lineup. For a band that has seen its share of tragedy, personnel and scene changes Lock Up have always stayed remarkably true to their vision: to play a no-holds-barred combination of death and grind that refuses to comfortably sit easily in either genre. It’s always been brutal, it’s always been fast, and in their latest album Demonization it’s chanced upon the right mix of precision and fury to craft the best album of the band’s career to date.   Continue reading

Quickies: News from Lock Up, ‘Rock or Bust’ available for stream, and a good read from Dave Grohl

Coming at you late tonight. Unfortunately it’s been a bit of a hectic evening. So let’s not waste any more time!

That track will be off of Poisoned Alters, out January 27.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”

– Corey

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