22 April 2010

MATA MATA


One more installment in my seemingly never-ending exalting of the virtues of the raw ponx from Los Angeles. This time it's MATA MATA, featuring the TUBERCULOSIS guitarist on drums, and Black Twighlight centerpiece Eddie on guitar. MATA MATA are a way nastier animal than most of the dance inducing bouncy punk these folks are responsible for, and I'm guessing that the inclusion of Eddie is a strong factor in that regard. These tunes are full on blown out and ferocious hardcore, the likes of which I haven't heard since I last blasted DEATHREAT. There is a similar Japanese influence here, but the riffs are totally unique, Phil's vocals are fucking out of this world...how this one dude can sound so fucking pissed and still convey the personal frustration of just fucking getting through the day totally floors me. MATA MATA might be my favorite band from the posse, but please check them all out here, the shit they are doing is bordering on inspirational.



5 comments:

SLAUGHTER OF INNOCENTS said...

how soon will you be posting the shrapnel demo i won't ask anymore just let know cheers.

gabe

Harris said...

any chance of uploading the asko tape?

Staticos said...

there's an asko post on here!

the wizard said...

just type ASKO in the search box, and....SHA-ZAM!
http://terminalescape.blogspot.com/search?q=asko

Listen and Understand said...

I have seen this band play a couple of times. I think once was in Long Beach. They were good.