The Icarus Line - Slave Vows (Ltd Orange)

The Icarus Line - Slave Vows (Ltd Orange)
The Icarus Line - Slave Vows (Ltd Orange) The Icarus Line - Slave Vows (Ltd Orange)
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Agitated Records (AGIT022)
Special Attributes: Orange Vinyl, with lyricsheet, poster & download coupon
Release Date: 08/2013
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“Again, The Icarus Line is messing with our expectations: giving some of what we knew, what we’ve been lusting for, but snatching it back for their own damn selves at the last.” (

"...In every one of the album's eight tracks, the guitars sound like they're mad at you personally. Every song sounds like the aftermath of an urban riot. You can spot glimpses of the bands that got the Icarus Line here: the Jesus and Mary Chain, Sonic Youth, Jesus Lizard, the Stooges, and most of Touch and Go's roster circa 1995. Yet the album that Slave Vows most brings to mind is Drive Like Jehu's Yank Crime. Like that album, it isn't the never-changing, defiantly narrow brand of "hardcore" still practiced by bands like Trash Talk, Off!, Flag, and (the reanimated corpse of) Bad Brains. But it is hardcore, a visceral distillation of fury that aims to wound. The first of the two definitions is hopelessly rooted in the past, a comforting trip in the Way Back machine for old punkers. The second definition is ever-expanding and inclusive to any method of expression, whether it be the blistering techno of Primal Scream's XTRMNTR or the blunt-trauma hip-hop of Death Grips' The Money Store..." (Read more:

Track List

A1 Dark Circles        
A2 Don't Let Me Save Your Soul        
A3 Marathon Man

B1 Dead Body    
B2 No Money Music
B3 Laying Down For The Man    
B4 Rats Ass 

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