Eyes & Nines

Album Review of Eyes & Nines by Trash Talk.

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Eyes & Nines

Trash Talk

Eyes & Nines by Trash Talk

Release Date: Jun 8, 2010
Record label: Trash Talk Collective
Genre(s): Rock

89 Music-Critic Score
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Eyes & Nines - Excellent, Based on 3 Critics

Rock Sound - 100
Based on rating 10/10

You’re about to fall ears over heart... Impressed by the Sacramento residents’ previous work? Then you’re about to fall ears over heart for Trash Talk’s latest. ‘Eyes & Nines’ is a 10-track masterpiece which carves out supremacy over their back catalogue. Moving confidently on from Steve Albini’s genius touch on 08’s eponymous album, they’ve eased into the production lab of The Bronx guitarist Joby J Ford.

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Pitchfork - 78
Based on rating 7.8/10

Trash Talk are brutal. Fucked Up frontman Damian Abraham once told me that Trash Talk has "the most violent pits I've ever seen", then told me a story about watching two 14-year-old girls punching each other in the face while the Sacramento hardcore band was playing. Frontman Lee Spielman manages to project an air of livewire danger and omnidirectional contempt even between songs, something rare even to hardcore frontmen.

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BBC Music
Their review was generally favourable

This is a firecracker of an album, but one deeply entrenched in hardcore’s past. Mike Diver 2010 Hardcore rock of this white-knuckled, wildly aggressive variety arguably began and ended with Black Flag’s 1981 debut, Damaged. That record featured a succession of short and fast numbers, and has influenced innumerable musicians with short attention spans and predilections for heavily amplified guitar riffs ever since.

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