Edward in Venice – Muori
I know I’ve been pretty obsessed with Italian Punk music lately, so here is something different, it’s Italian Hardcore/Punk. Edward In Venice are amazing with mixing up the new with the old and “Muori” is a brilliant crossover to bring back the biff in hardcore punk. The album gives you the old school styles that you would have heard from Resist Records “back in the day” and new school styles that you can find in pretty much every band from Western Sydney.
At first I thought the combination of Hardcore/Punk/Metalcore would be something you would find in Dr Frankensteins lab, but turns out you can find it in Italy. The combination of the styles creates a modern fusion of Hardcore Rock that reminds me of Fake Figures, but with breakdowns.
The guitar tones are old school, the bass is new school, the screaming will always be around and the harmonies are great. I feel as though this album could use more gang-vocals and possibly more clean vocals to separate them from other albums that sound similar.
Overall this album is probably one of the best hardcore albums I’ve heard this year and I give a high recommendation. Probably suits fans of Fake Figures, The Smoking Hearts and This Is A Standoff.
Have a listen to the live stream here.