A horrible hack

Takaru

There Can Be Only None

Year Released: 2004
Format: LP
Label: Alone
 
Reviewed by Alex Deller on Jun 13, 2007
Takaru were a band who gave you the impression they were fucking bulletproof. Impervious to assault and fuelled by molten anger they towered above most bands playing allegedly 'brutal' hardcore and reaped them in half with a merciless iron claw. Similar in sound to the likes of Acme, Shikari and Unruh they created an unstoppable juggernaut of metallic fury that mixed boiling rage, bedraggled hope and a sharp intellect, leaving you thinking that with this coupling of conviction and unbridled power they should've been able to set the world to rights. Combining searing riffs, bass guitar that could grind bones to powder and a voice that sounds like it has soaked for a week in a bathtub full of acid, nigh on everything about this record's twenty minutes is perfect - a gripping and extremely punishing testament to a thoroughly amazing band.

Share this:


Related Reviews

Takaru - s/t
Takaru
s/t
Sky Of Ill Rule, 2005

Takaru - s/t : 7inch

The Assistant - This Ship Will Sink - Takaru - three-way split
The Assistant - This Ship Will Sink - Takaru
three-way split
Waking Records, 2004

Assistant, the / This Ship Will Sink/ Takaru - three-way split : cd

Ruined Families - Education
Ruined Families
Education
Adagio830, 2016

Intense and desperate screamo.