Release Date: Sep 6, 2011
Record label: Cobraside
The Icarus Line: still gnarly as fuck... “They’ve called me the cocaine kid. They’ve called me the never did. They’ve called me the nigger man. They stop calling at all.” So drawls The Icarus Line frontman Joe Cardamone on album opener ‘King Baby’, neatly summarising the notoriously ….
For a band with a 13-year pedigree, the Icarus Line are no strangers to reinventing themselves. Their 2004 release, Penance Soiree, was awarded a rare 10/10 on DiS) - a significant departure from second effort Mono. Three years later, Black Lives At The Golden Coast - written in a miasma of band members coming and going, record label ructions and a serious party habit - garnered an 8/10 for its heavily Stooges-influenced cacophony.