Within the past fifteen hours their latest track Downer surfaced. If there were awards for the song-title / sound oxymoron – Downer would most assuredly be on the shortlist.
The bubbles of the trio of Overjoyed sparkle around the room as though shot through a Bren Gun and the listener finds themselves happily dancing in bright party mood as the driving percussion pulls – like a puppeteer – at the limbs with glittering guitars bouncing reflective prisms from the walls as the vocal spins the audience in joyful abandon.
I have heard whispers that Overjoyed have set time aside later in the year to head in to the Studio to complete recording their début LP – a release I am already set for getting hold of some new dancing pumps.
The Swedish alt-indie quartet Pretty Solitude were first introduced in 2012.
With a change in line-up and particularly with a new vocalist, there is necessarily a different emphasis to the material, though it retains its spacious fretwork as evidenced in their latest track You And I.
The Swedish melodic-metal band Nightrage will be releasing the LP The Venomous on the 31st of March.
From the forthcoming album – Affliction – which was itself released as a stand alone single on the 20th – provides a good indication of the way in which they produce music with intricate guitar combinations set to a driving death- metal backdrop.