Saturday, 21 March 2015

Crash Of Rhinos

Crash Of Rhinos were a five-piece emo/indie/math rock bands from Derby, UK that formed in 2009 and broke up in 2014. Their own description of themselves is "Five voices, two guitars, two basses, one drum kit. We made a racket". This is quite accurate. They had a huge sound, that bounced between a slew of genres, whether they be post-rock or post-hardcore, and anything in between. Crash Of Rhinos certainly encompass a lot of different stylings. They could easily garner interest in fans of the classic emo/indie bands such as Sunny Day Real Estate and Braid, the alternative rock of ...And You Will You Know Us By The Trail of The Dead, modern emo/post-rock bands such as Foxing, and even at times, could fit in with Title Fight-esque bands. Every member gets to shine, whether it be in a bass melody or a drum pattern. Not to mention there's the whirlwind of guitar and vocal sounds, that swell and swirl all over their songs. Their 2013 album, Knots, was put out by Topshelf Records, and in my opinion, is one of the best "emo revival" albums to ever come out. It's absolutely solid from start to finish, and each song shows off their musical and dynamic prowess. Definitely be sure to check this band out if you haven't already, they are absolutely incredible. Enjoy.

1. Big Sea
2. Stiltwalker
3. Wide Awake
4. Lifewood
5. Gold On Red
6. Closure
7. Asleep

1. Luck Has A Name
2. Opener
3. Everything Is
4. Interiors
5. Sum of All Parts
6. The Reason I Took So Long
7. Impasses
8. Mannheim
9. Standards & Practice
10. Lean Out
11. Speeds Of Ocean Greyhounds


  1. Kind of reminds me of spy vs. spy

  2. Sweet guys you're cool man

  3. gave knots a couple listens and it has grown on me. pretty darn cool. Thanks for all the music!