Bib: Demo 7"

Deranged Records


When you hear Omaha, Nebraska, you might think of steak, Warren Buffet, or Saddle Creek Records. But you probably don’t think of hardcore. In comes BIB. Noisey, blown out hardcore from the middle of nowhere. Following the “everything louder than everything else approach” to their demo, Bibs already colossal riffs sound like an avalanche when the bottom drops. Squirmy effected vocals veer their sound from huge to weird. Live, sometimes seen with 3 guitar players, Bib takes their wall of sound to a whole new level that will leave your eardrums vibrating . The straight ahead, downstroke pounding demo has been compared to the likes of Hoax mixed with Pissed Jeans. Originally released on a limited run of self dubbed tapes, Bib is happy to bring their demo to life as a 7 inch with help from Deranged. New 7” in the works for late summer.

Our take: Demo-on-a-7" from this band out of Omaha, Nebraska (when was the last time you heard that?). I like how the label description says that this demo sounds like "Hoax mixed with Pissed Jeans." I think that's a pretty good description, but those unrelenting pogo beats also deserve a mention, so I'd also have to throw in something like Strutter for a point of comparison... however, that's definitely spot-on for the mid-paced, brooding parts. The vocals are also excellent, reminding me a lot of Jordan from Dark Ages. This thing is pretty off the charts in terms of its energy level, and I'm glad to see it released on vinyl because it is way too killer to language in obscurity.
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