Another in a string of seminal titans reforming with subpar results, Reyes whimpers from “down in the dirt” instead of intimidating the listener. Original hardcore can’t match today’s extremism, but this lazy, poorly-mixed effort led me to think it’s fake, with Ginn’s guitar a lone saving grace.
Riff by Karl Ernest
Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.