Riot Stares Launch Catchy, Heavy New Hardcore Album ‘Sounds Of Acceleration’: Stream


For about 5 years now, the Charleston, South Carolina hardcore stompers Riot Stares have been perfecting their powerful, melodic, groove-centric sound. Riot Stares’ first two EPs, their self-titled 2016 debut and 2017’s Let The Section Converse, have been each promising, however they solely hinted at what the band may do at album size. Right now, Riot Stares launch their full-length debut Sounds Of Acceleration, and it’s a very good one.

Riot Stares take clear inspiration from the New York post-hardcore of the early-’90s, and Sounds Of Acceleration has a visitor vocal from Chaka Malik, chief of the good New York bands Burn and Orange 9mm. At instances, Riot Stares additionally veer into rap-rock territory, and so they pull that off shockingly nicely. However Riot Stares are a straight-up hardcore band at coronary heart, and so they know what they’re doing.

At this level, it appears hopelessly lazy to check any up-and-coming hardcore band to Turnstile, however Riot Stares actually do have a few of that Turnstile power in them — the bounce, the hooks, the momentum. Like Turnstile, Riot Stares are additionally commendably unafraid of sounding goofy, and that serves them nicely. Sounds Of Acceleration is a pointy, purposeful half-hour banger of an album, and you may hear it for your self under.

Sounds Of Acceleration is out now on DAZE.


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