Between the punishing percussion, the driving and dramatic backing of guitar and bass, and the commanding bellow of vocalist Chris Chuzles, “Circle Game” is reminiscent of the Hot Coffin you know and love, while also hinting at something new, exciting, and well worth the six-plus-year wait in the process.
Breaking & Entering
Milwaukee punk band Hot Coffin have returned to playing shows around town, kicking it off with a vigorous High Dive night on Wednesday...
Merchants of Air
Time for an energetic slab of no-nonsense rock 'n roll, don't you think? I certainly do, since I'm already getting a little drunk. It's two in the afternoon but I don't mind. I'm thinking about starting a mosh pit in my living room, build a skate ramp in my kitchen and put a massive set of speakers in my bedroom.
Thy Demons Be Scribblin
Hot Coffin blaze through 8 tracks of rock fury here in less than 30 minutes which really keeps the punk feel alive all the way through.
A very hard and heavy sound starts off the album along with all of the musical instruments sounding very powerful and once the aggressive vocals kick in elements of noise rock, post hardcore and punk can be heard in the bands musical style and the riffs and leads also bring in a great amount of melody.
Heavy Blog Is Heavy
The song is just brief enough to keep you coming back and the rest of the album is the same way: it never overstays its welcome and always ends on a high note and will make you want to have a good time. Seriously, this whole record is a banger from start to finish, and you’d be a fool not to check it out.
These Milwaukee "noise pirates" sucked me in from the first note and I knew it was beyond me to judge them. Let's make them "band of the week" and you guys can decide.
As many songs resemble the changing, non consistent style and sound of sludge bands such as ACID BATH but with a smoother, softer tone, HOT COFFIN have used all skills of their four members to bring a much more fitting heavier sound then their previous work.
Devils Gate Media
So I've listened to Hot Coffin end to end continually. As hard as I've tried to find fault, I have only found positives. This is for me a hark back to the introduction of (proper) punk in the very early eighties. So that's what gave me the hooks, I think! For everyone else, give it a spin.
Inhale The Heavy
This is raw punk from the dawn of man. And it doesn’t even pause for breath. Just rolls track after track, beating you in to submission.