Warsong - The Caravan EP 12"
With a name like "Warsong," I was expecting this Zaragoza outfit to burble
through Discharge-clone songs about...uh, war.
Turns out they're a lean mean guitar riff machine. "Feel the Darkness' is
a slow burning, guitar-heavy song that sounds like a Wipers outtake ca.
1979's "Is this real?" Warsong uses simple, direct guitar riffs and
minimal bass, framing the infectious, chanted choruses.
This style was popular to the point of saturation in the States a few years
ago, and I got burnt out on Wipers-syle punk around the time Portland's
beloved The Observers broke up and the first Red Dons LP came out (ca.
Warsong's pretty damn good, though, and if guitarcentric garage punk is yr
cuppa tea, you'll prolly agree.