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They charge at all their songs like they're three minute-sprints, all rampant riffing and howling melody. Opener [B]'E-Time' [/B]appears to principally concern itself with the notion that mums can

[a]co.uk[/a] are bleeding for their art. Strewn across the stage, dripping from the mic, but specifically leaking, mixed with snot, from singer Joe Brush‘s nose. It might not be as sexually deviant as the bodily fluids Placebo say they left around the country, but as a testament to their punk credentials, it doesn’t come much better.

They charge at all their songs like they’re three minute-sprints, all rampant riffing and howling melody. Opener ‘E-Time’ appears to principally concern itself with the notion that mums can moan a bit. Which should be enough to have this Belfast power-trio pegged as the new Symposium.

Happily they avoid that kiss of death mainly because they also display the rabble-rousing clatter of early Ash. And that’s not just because they hail from Northern Ireland. Rather, it’s down to the way new single ‘Big Green Bath’ fizzles with ‘1977’-style exuberance, a fondness for metal, and a firm belief that guitars were invented solely to allow for trouser-splitting leg stances.

At the moment [a]co.uk[/a]’s whizzing energy is something to cherish. Hopefully what happens next will be even better.