It’s the return of Philly noisemakers HULK SMASH
Possibly one of the best-named bands in Philly since I’ve been covering the scene, the 15-years-running noisepunk duo HULK SMASH is playing its first gig in four years tomorrow at the First Unitarian Church for Two-Piece Fest.
Multi-instrumentalist Bruce Howze tells us that, in preparation for the show, they wrote a batch of new songs and recorded them in a marathon session last weekend, getting a new tape ready for release via his label SRA Records.
The new Three Songs and Some Noise EP delivers exactly what its name promises — and further, exactly what the band name HULK SMASH promises — blast beats and searing riffs and raw vocals and cacophonous keyboards. It’s pretty righteously badass, and you can stream it below.
In addition to Two-Piece Fest, Howze tells us that HULK SMASH also plays The Soundhole in West Philadelphia on Friday, March 3rd with Northern Liberties, Mar, and the live debut of Ötzi — a new band featuring members members of Da Comrade!, Company Corvette, On The Water, and Stinking Lizaveta. More information on that show can be found at Facebook.