Sunday, September 6, 2015

Arson River Sets Studio 5 Ablaze

Minneapolis hard-rockers Arson River appeared on Studio 5 this week, and during their dominating invasion the foursome blazed a path of metallic rock sinister enough to make Zeus shed tears of intimidation and Doug the Thug wet his pants. (Editor's Note: I resemble that remark!) Birthed in 2012, Arson River’s sound is that of sheer power. The raw intensity of vocalist Andy Reyerson echoes that of greats Layne Staley and Scott Weiland, grinding between demonic melody and unabashed head-rocking screams. Bassist Jesse Polak and drummer Spencer Knefelkamp provide a rhythm section that bears strength similar to that of a 425 horsepower engine, and the electric guitar wizardry of Mathew Wallberg is about as heavy as that out-of-commission WWII tank your grandpa still keeps behind the barn. 

Catch these bad dudes on stage in the Twin Cities sometime in the near future, and in the meantime, grab a copy of their debut record Any Given Day, which was dropped late last year.

Links are provided below to Arson River’s website and Facebook page:

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-Article by Seth Hynes-Marquette

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