While the pace and atmosphere may evoke track downer rock, there is a current of vibrancy coursing through many of the tracks. For example, "Shoot to Kill" is likely to have the crowd stamping and dancing as the music rumbles on.
"Not A Number" is a menacing, droning track featuring another distinctive feature of this band -- two fine female vocalists.
The Only Truth Is Music has been available since the end of May. If you are interested, check the Bandcamp link below. You also can stream the entire album on Bandcamp.
His Name Is Codeine consists of Lyn Ralph (bass/vocals), Marc Roy (guitar/vocals), Mark Simpson (guitar/vocals), Ian Dickson (guitar), Liz Maycox (percussion/vocals/keys), and Stu Russell (drums). The core of the band formed in 2010.
A third distinctive element is the band's versatility. They can sound sleazy or reach for the heavens. They can drone, stomp, shred or jangle. "Replica Gun", for example, has a near country feel --