Lockjaw – The Dirt Road To Inspiration (2013 NN Promo)

Lockjaw - The Dirt Road To Inspiration

“Lockjaw is an industrial band that cites their sound as “hell rock” and I will admit that they’ve definitely got some promise on this new full-length album. One thing that I especially like about these guys is that they’re not afraid to show their metal roots, as covers of Metallica’s “Jump In The Fire” and Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid” both appeared on their earlier EP release, Undressed & Messed Up. Opener “Doom Patrol” continues that metal worship, as it’s a Marilyn Manson influenced industrial rework of the classic doom style. “Good Girls Go To Hell” kicks a bit more however, working in some eerie riff melodies and spooky synths. The vocal approach here is also quite venomous, flowing well with the music and providing a very strong piece that’s worthy of being a single. “Divine” brings back the doom melodies, yet I’m also a bit reminded of Tiamat. The electronic samples also work well to liven up the track. “Spell” has some interesting ideas, but I don’t feel it works as well for me as some of the others. It simply depends on how you like your industrial…”

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