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WINDOVER – ‘Maze’ EP Review

WINDOVER – Maze

WindoverWindover hail from Minsk, Belarus and their recently released five-track EP, Maze, has been playing on repeat here at punk online towers. From the melodic, skate punk guitars of the opening song, Wasting Time, the thing that hits you with this band are the impassioned screamed vocals.

Those vocals open up Stun but the drums, guitars and backing vocals combine to create a harsher and darker atmosphere with some complex interplay of instruments and pounding rhythms.

On Ruthless the pace is upped and those vocals dominate the song with an energy and passion rarely heard. The musicianship is top notch as well and Windover will be a welcome addition to those who veer towards emo/skate-punk with a raw energy. The title track, Maze continues to build on the themes of the earlier songs with the machine gun drums holding things together as the guitars and vocals dual for prominence.

The band close with Swamp with melodic guitars and a slightly slower beat supporting the screamed vocals that had me worrying about the singers voicebox! All in all, I’m rather breathless after just five tracks of sheer energy, pow

Check out Maze EP by Windover here: Bandcamp –  https://windover.bandcamp.com/

 

 

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