May 31, 2011

Featured Artist: Heavy Young Heathens

Distorted vocals, loud fuzzed-out bass and feverishly chaotic drums are what you can expect from Heavy Young Heathens. This California-based brotherly duo of Aron and Robert Mardo has a fondness for grimy rhythms and monolithic lyrical statements a la UK mood rockers Primal Scream and Kasabian. The band’s new self-titled EP is available for free download on their website, so what are you waiting for?? Meanwhile, their epic “Shine” was recently featured in this Young Guns webisode (at 2:37 to be exact):