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CD - Sound of the Guns

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The second of two songs my band Cherenkov Drive recorded recently at the Depot Studios in Edinburgh. I'm on the drums; we got this down on the first take. This one was written by the guitarist Cameron.

You can check out our upcoming gigs in the Edinburgh area at myspace.com/cherenkovdriv e (no spaces ofc).

Enjoy, any reviews are appreciated...except ones from drummers telling me how terrible I am (I already know ffs!) :P!



opening guitar too compressed, reminds me massively of early idlewild, hope that aint a slight but it is. I know, coming from me especially, your dirty rhtyhm...it's too dirty, in that it dominates the track. But by joe, what a track. and ur on drums u say. fuck me. its missing a touch of subtlety, you need more licks earlier. the vocalist is briliant. your drums are exquisite (sp?). now this isnt 10/10 for a few arbitrary reasons, the middle 8 redeems alot of the minor faults, i just feel there could be more space afforded for each musician to express himself, it's 7/10 compared to it's genre 10/10 on here.

curriemaster responds:

Agreed on all counts I think chief. I basically took on the task of drummer because I wanted to learn how to play the drums; this is my questionable level of skill after a little less than a year I think (I have thankfully progressed further since this recording). Its recorded OK for a live studio track but as you say the drums are too present and the bass is nearly nonexistant (we actually have a really decenet bassist). Wasnt mixed by me unfortunately so I cant go and remix it! :(

Thanks for the honest review, thats the best kind!


Cool shit guy! Not my type of thing but sounds fun to play! Drums sound sexy as hell.


curriemaster responds:

Yo Jon cheers, to be honest with you its not my type of thing either...unfortunately Im barely holding it together as a rock drummer nevermind progressive metal ;). Thanks for the review man!

Still listening!

Like the 5th time I listen to this! I danced the entire time! AWESOME!

curriemaster responds:

hehe great man glad you enjoyed it so much! Thanks for taking the time to leave a review :D


Good stuff!

Song construction is solid, man. Head-bobbin' rhythm, guitars aren't too showoff-ish (big plus in my book), good driving bassline, and (contrary to what you say) the drums lay down great jam rhythm.

Vocals are indeed good, and I love the overall the grungy sound. Pump out summore =)

curriemaster responds:

Yo dude thanks for the uberfast review! This was a live recording done on the first take so there are some minor problems (too much crash cymbal, muddy bass) but overall I think we were able to whip this out pretty fast to a pretty good standard. I do like the song, its our final song at gigs and it seems to round things off nicely for the audience.

Glad you liked the song and thanks a lot for the review :)

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Credits & Info

3.99 / 5.00

May 12, 2009
8:17 PM EDT
General Rock
File Info
4.1 MB
2 min 58 sec

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Please contact me if you would like to use this in a project. We can discuss the details.