REVIEW QUOTES FOR IMPULSE
REVIEW QUOTES FOR DIG IN
It’s probably one of my favorite albums that I’ve reviewed this year, It’s well worth a listen for fans of classic hard rock and metal.
SOUND TANK MUSIC:
(UK) RAW, RELENTLESS AND TRANSCENDENT HARD ROCK POWER TRIO “IDLEWAR” DELIVER THE BLINDING EP “DIG IN”.
MAXIMUM VOLUME MUSIC: Such is the music business these days almost no one knows what will become popular and moreover almost no one knows how on earth a band gets into the mainstream. That’s the challenge that Idlewar face. However, the other day MVM had cause to be on social media and someone had this written as their bio: “Be so good,” it said. “They simply can’t ignore you.” On that basis, stardom awaits.
Such is the music business these days almost no one knows what will become popular and moreover almost no one knows how on earth a band gets into the mainstream. That’s the challenge that Idlewar face. However, the other day MVM had cause to be on social media and someone had this written as their bio: “Be so good,” it said. “They simply can’t ignore you.” On that basis, stardom awaits.
Unpretentious and authentic, unfortunately barely 17 minutes. But that was forgiven because IDLEWAR with this EP definitely give you a powerful desire for more.Gentlemen, I beg you!
TWO GUYS METAL REVIEW (US):
There is something profoundly heavy about what Idlewar do on this record. It becomes harder and harder to deny that Idlewar are turned onto something epic in scale.
THE DEDICATED ROCKER SOCIETY (US):
This is the type of music which makes me picture my old turntable and speakers cranking out all those watts pissing off the neighbors. Tough to find new bands these days who are original, but can evoke the way back machine into the early classic hard rock sound without being mere copycats and sounding cliche. Idlewar are the REAL DEAL. – Highly Recommended
MONTREAL RAMPAGE (CANADA):
At 5 songs, the EP never wears out its welcome, in fact, I’ve often let it repeat because I can’t get enough! Their EP is available on Bandcamp for 4$. What can you get these days for 4 dollars? Well, you can get a healthy dose of hard rocking songs with this EP! Check these guys out. 8 out of 10 stars
THE ROCK PIT (AUSTRALIA):
If you like it heavy and dripping with attitude, yet retaining a real sense of style and passion then you should check out the latest EP from Orange County’s Idlewar, a band who manage to both sound relevant and essential and who can work a killer groove like they did in the seventies. This is music you can feel as well as hear and we for one can’t wait to hear more. Definitely a band to watch.
Could you make a fusion of sounds from classics like AC / DC or Foo Fighters to more current bands like QOTSA or Clutch ? If so then the answer is only one word; Idlewar .
Vocally supperb, Lyrically fantastic and the music is a mix up of all the best sounds around spanning decades of good rock in one perfectly packaged style. A must for any record collection.
The album, which was written and produced entirely by the band themselves, and showcases Idlewar’s hard work and penchant for writing heavy, hooky tunes. Not sure about you, but we were instant fans and believe the band has a TON of potential. If their debut EP is an indicator and they keep banging out cracking songs like opener “Chunk Of Me”, this trio are certainly going to be one to keep your eyes on over the coming months.