Exclusive Stream: Silver Snakes Strike At Industrial’s Bleeding Clockwork Heart
Though ‘industrial’ is a word used to describe any guitar tone that sounds like it’s being played through a bad laptop speaker, Silver Snakes are definitely adherents to the genre’s crashing cultural tidal wave of the late ’90s. The Los Angeles-based four-piece’s music sounds as though it was made by teenagers trapped in the heart of a giant subterranean machine, slowly realizing they’re imprisoned by the technology they’re trying to keep functional. The result is a mixture of pounding digital percussion, churning guitars, and hard-rock angst that will excite fans of acts like Filter and Orgy.
The group’s new album, Death And The Moon, out this Friday on Coheed And Cambria forntman Claudio Sanchez’s Evil Ink Records, features eleven tracks of wry rock and pounding industrial. Songs like Worship and Tesserae barrel forward with neck-snapping abandon, while others like Eclipse and Lavender take a languid slow-burn approach that’ll remind listeners of acts ranging from Nine Inch Nails to Chevelle. The record runs its steel-tipped fingers up and down the emotional fretboard, but never wavers from its pneumatic forward march.
Stream Death And The Moon in full below:
Silver Snakes’ Death And The Moon drops this Friday, May 3rd, on Evil Ink Records, and is available for preorder.
The band is out on tour now with Combichrist, so make sure to catch them live at one of the following dates:
2: Pittsburgh, PA @ Crafthouse
3: Lakewood, OH @ Winchester Music Tavern
4: Newport, KY @ Thompson House
5: Chicago, IL @ The Bottom Lounge
7: Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
8: Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall*
9: Las Vegas, NV @ Backstage Bar
10: Los Angeles, CA @ Regent Theater
11: San Francisco, CA @ Slims
12: Sacramento, CA @ Holy Diver
14: Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
15: Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
16: Vancouver, BC @ The Rickshaw Theatre
17: Edmonton, AB @ The Starlite Room
19: Regina, SK @ The Exchange
20: Winnipeg, MB @ Pyramid Cabaret
21: Fargo, ND @ The Aquarium*
23: London, ON @ Rum Runners Music Hall
24: Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace
25: Montreal, QC @ Les Katacombes
26: Ville de Quebec, QC @ L’Anti Bar & Spectacles
28: Ottawa, ON @ Brass Monkey
29: Buffalo, NY @ Iron Works
31 — Flint MI @ The Machine Shop
2: Indianapolis IN @ The Citadel*
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