With only two members, Gainesville`s Liquid Limbs is one of the loudest experimental bands to play catchy, hook-laden heaviness that you`ll ever hear. They somehow manage to make strange tunings, abrupt changes and unbelievably thick guitars sound as catchy as a radio-friendly pop song. The music is really anything but traditional. Kevin Nowak (guitar/vocals), who alternates between a standard and baritone guitar, makes his axe do things that, quite frankly, just seem unnatural, from the heaviest churning chords to floating and melodic leads. Chase Permann (drums) matches every note effortlessly with pounding and dynamic beats.
Together on their debut full-length, Orquid, they are loud, heavy and captivating. The same holds true for their ear shattering live show; never boring, sometimes life-changing. Many two-piece, guitar-and-drums bands today try to get back to the simplistic roots of rock and roll, but Liquid Limbs constantly rearrange and challenge traditional song structures.
Gainesville, Fl`s Liquid Limbs are currently heading out on the road to support their debut full length entitled Orquid released last September on new start up Gainesville, Fl label Sound Study Recordings.
You can still stream the sonically surprising two piece`s album over at their punknews.org band profile.
Liquid Limbs - pollinate (live)
Liquid Limbs Tour Dates:
Feb 20 2009 - Smiling Dog Saloon w/ Strip Club Moms Ft Myers, Florida
Feb 21 2009 - The Atlantic w/ Young Livers, Battle!, Dead Friends Gainesville, Florida
Feb 24 2009 - Tasty World w/ The Dumps Athens, Georgia
Feb 25 2009 - The Soapbox Laundrolounge w/ Battle! Wilmington, North Carolina
Feb 26 2009 - The Czar w/ julie karr + more tba Richmond, Virginia
Feb 27 2009 - Meat Town USA w/ Screaming females, Building the State (early show) New Brunswick, New Jersey
Feb 28 2009 - The Charleston w/ Building the State, Gators Brooklyn, New York
March 1 2009 - P.A.`s Lounge w/ Building the State Somerville, Massachusetts
March 2 2009 - The Elevens w /Building the State Northampton, Massachusetts
Mar 3 2009 - Wrench In The Works w/ Building the State Willmantic, Connecticut
Mar 4 2009 - The Model Home w/ Building the State Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mar 5 2009 - The Stomping Grounds Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Mar 6 2009 - Bearacougar`s Pleasure Island w/ Who Goes There Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
March 7 2009 - Gorilla Skatepark w/ The Sorely Trying Days Kokomo, Indiana
March 10 2009 - The Gingerbread House Nashville, Tennessee
Mar 11 2009 - Cave 9 Birmingham, Alabama
Mar 12 2009 - Lenny`s w/ Hawks, Whores, Crissakes, and Vegan Coke Atlanta, Georgia
Mar 13 2009 - The Engine Room Tallahassee, Florida
Mar 14 2009 - The Crowbar Ybor City, Florida
April 3 2009 - MACRock Festival Harisonburg, Virginia
Apr 5 2009 - The Atlantic w/ coliseum, young livers, cutman Gainesville, Florida
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