Tuesday, July 19, 2016

BOTTOMFEEDER + Noisey

"Hardcore as melodic as it is moving."
–Noisey

"Scathing melodic hardcore along the lines of Snapcase..."
–Alternative Press

"Rousing melodic hardcore in the vein of Time In Malta and Grade..."
–Lambgoat

New Jersey all-stars Bottomfeeder celebrate this Friday's release of debut EP Sink to the Depths on Good Fight Music, by streaming the full EP today via Noisey.

Listen, here:
http://noisey.vice.com/blog/bottomfeeder-sink-to-the-depths-EP

Bottomfeeder's members are veterans of the Jersey scene, hailing from The Gaslight Anthem, Ensign, Gates, and other bands. Noisey's Jonah Bayer calls the sound of the debut EP, "hardcore as melodic as it is moving" – in the words of frontman Derek Reilly, the influence is "'90s and early '00s melodic punk and hardcore... most specifically the New Brunswick, NJ scene." Sink to the Depths' four songs rage hard and radiate hope – these are more than silver-lined clouds, these are full-on tornados leaving rainbows in their wake.

Good Fight Music owner Carl Severson has made this statement about teaming up with Bottomfeeder: "After a 15 year friendship with [Bottomfeeder drummer] Benny Horowitz, and knowing the rest of the guys through the New Jersey scene, it was awesome to find a project to work together on. We've added a lot of awesome bands to the Good Fight family and we've been lucky to do so, but there's a special spot here for NJ's finest."

Photo by Greg Mitchels