Album Review

Snake Magnet

Snake Magnet

by Kong


Brew Records
8 / 10
17th June

Reviewed by Lukas Clark-Memler


What's the aural version of a punch delivered straight to the face? The auditory equivalent of a shock to the system? The answer is simple; one word, one syllable. Kong.

Before we start, a word of caution. This album is certainly not for the faint hearted.

Manchester based prog-rockers, Kong, donít give a fuck about making their listeners feel good. In fact, their abrasive, raucous, atonal beats tend to leave you devoid of any feeling at all; youíre simply numbed by the sonic blow.

Their deep and dirty underground sound penetrates the skull with a suffocating blend of psychedelic, grunge and experimental metal. Between guttural moans and grinding guitar solos, Kong creates completely avant-garde and unorthodox instrumentations; unprecedented in the universe we occupy.

Kongís alien-inspired music, will break your sanity, blow your mind and shatter your world; but that doesnít mean you wonít enjoy every minute of it.

But please, if you suffer from heart problems, epilepsy or are currently pregnant return this record to the shelf.

Review by Lukas Clark-Memler




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