Words El Jefe.
Greece, that hotbed of rock’n’roll, has hit us with a band of young upstarts called Dendrites. Dendrites play your classic 90’s metal and have delivered up a new LP called Grow, and in true dirty metal form is bucketload after bucketload of screaming METAL solos, guttural, gravelly vocals, thumping drums and low-slung basslines.
Dendrites get straight down to throwing punches on Grow, with opening tracks ‘Get The Fuck’ and ‘Bullet Dodger’, both full of furious riffs and guitars but ‘Throwing Rocks’ sees the band pull it back a bit, a tune no doubt written after a few well-earned cones and allows sufficient room to expands into a groovy jam.
‘Dreamhouse Pt.1’ starts sounding like a maudlin Bob Dylan after a bottle and a half of Tanqueray where as ‘Dreamhouse Pt.2’ channels Dime on guitar, in a slo-burn metal groovefest. Continue reading