Louisville sluggers Knocked Unfastened turned wildly fashionable whereas making a frantic, serrated type of metallic hardcore, which does not seem to be a simple factor to do. Knocked Unfastened have been a band for a decade now, they usually celebrated that event by headlining their hometown’s LDB Fest earlier this 12 months. Additionally they performed Coachella, and their monster response seemed like certainly one of that fest’s highlights. Immediately, they’ve dropped two explosively heavy new songs on us.
For the reason that shock launch of Knocked Unfastened’s 2021 EP A Tear In The Material Of Life, we’ve gotten information from Knocked Unfastened facet tasks like Inclination and xWeaponx. Immediately, with out warning, Knocked Unfastened have unleashed the discharge Upon Loss, with the brand new tracks “Deep In The Willow” and “The whole lot Is Quiet Now.” These titles may look serene, however the songs themselves aren’t. These are tremendously satisfying mosh-monster bangers, and the half on “Deep In The Willow” the place Bryan Garris screams “Knocked Unfastened, motherfucker” goes to trigger some severe mayhem. Garris co-directed the two-song video with Eric Richter, and it reveals mysterious masked figures chasing Garris round.
In a press launch, Bryan Garris has this to say:
“Deep In The Willow” and “The whole lot Is Quiet Now” are a reminder that we’re heavy, intense, and excessive. Some parts come and go, however these won’t ever change. After A Tear In The Material Of Life, we have been impressed to see how a lot artwork we might incorporate shifting ahead, which led us to a method of video we’ve by no means tried or approached. Taking myself particularly far outdoors of my consolation zone and pushing the boundaries on how I’ve been seen prior to now was a artistic expertise I’ll always remember. This video wouldn’t be what it’s with out the collaboration with Eric Richter, somebody we’ve admired for some time. And the songs wouldn’t be what they’re with out [producer] Drew Fulk, a brand new buddy and inventive ear in the whole course of.
Watch the video for each tracks under.
The 2-song single Upon Loss is out now on Pure Noise.