Burn Piano Island, Burn Give 'em points for originality in a genre that often prizes brute force over innovation. The Blood Brothers' take on hardcore incorporates all the shouty… 2003-03-18 The Blood Brothers
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Burn Piano Island, Burn (2003)

Details Release Date: Mar 18, 2003; Lead Performance: The Blood Brothers

Give 'em points for originality in a genre that often prizes brute force over innovation. The Blood Brothers' take on hardcore incorporates all the shouty vocals, savage guitar riffing, and hyperspeed drum-ming you could ask for, but throws in two -- sometimes counterproductive -- vocalists, and loopy lyrics that aim for surrealist poetry and usually miss, badly. But how can you dislike a band with a song called ''God Bless You Bloodthirsty Zeppelins''? You can't.

Originally posted Apr 11, 2003 Published in issue #704 Apr 11, 2003 Order article reprints