Frass - 'Not Our Savior' Debut EP Review
Frass are a three piece Alternative Rock band from Kent. Consisting of David Hathaway on Vocals & Guitar, Chris Mineham on Bass and Stephen Smith on Drums. They have been described in the past as having a sound in the same vein as Queens Of The Stone Age, Royal Blood and Muse.
They recently released this five track Debut EP so lets find out what they are really like...
From the very first song you can hear the QOTSA influences in the vocals and distortion effects on the guitars. 'Hope Is Running Out' is a very energetic song to kick off the EP.
The second song 'Insignificant' is a little slower, a little Muse-like before the gruff vocals start which changes the sound to be more individual and not just sounding like they are copying Muse. I do like the effects they use on their instruments in this song and the range of David's vocals.
Third up on the EP is a song called 'Broken System' which features great punk-like guitar effects and almost shouting vocals, a much punkier (is that even a word) song overall. Track number four is 'State Of Mind' and straight away got my head bouncing and feet tapping, great tune and rhythm. The vocals in this song seem very Muse influenced, I like it!
The fifth and final song on the EP is 'Trust', another song influenced by their favourite bands, using guitar effects, big bass lines and a variety of vocal ranges. This is a great and very catchy song that will get you dancing.
In conclusion, this EP really shows the band members' own musical influcences and they bring them all together in a great litle package of music! My favourite song from the EP has to be 'Trust' just becasue I personally love heavier hitting music.
If this EP is anything to go by, then this is one Kent band to keep your eye on and get to as many gigs as you can.
The EP is available to stream on Spotify
You can find out more info about Frass on their Facebook Page