Whipping Post: demo cassette



KILLER new band from Leeds, UK featuring members of Mob Rules, the Flex, and Perspex Flesh.

Our take: Demo cassette from this new band from Leeds, England featuring members of Perspex Flesh and Mob Rules. If you've heard those two bands, that won't be hard to believe as Whipping Post definitely combine elements of both bands. In particular, there's a lot of the Black Flag / Bl'ast!-inspired riffage that made that last Mob Rules LP so great. They actually kind of cop a little bit of the bass line to "Slip It In" for the track "Open Your Eyes," and the closing track, "Pull the Cord," is one of those meandering dirges that could have fit snugly on side two of My War. I may be making this sound like a Black Flag tribute act, but that isn't the case... it's just that few bands have that similar capability to nail those kinds of rhythms, and Whipping Post are one of them. Great production, killer songs... something tells me it won't be long before we're seeing vinyl from this lot, but in the meantime this tape is highly recommended.
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