“Hooked. Blindsided. Washed. Clean.” A perfect description of how you’ll feel after listening to Collapse, the latest EP from Dawlish/Plymouth-based math/noise outfit Tendrils. Suffused with the boundless, breathless energy and jagged, needle-sharp guitar work of the likes of Botch, The Dillinger Escape Plan, early Converge and Gaza, breakneck riffs backed by a stuttering drum powerhouse are the name of the game.
First slithering onto the scene with their 2013 debut EP Dregs (Hope Lost Records) the then-trio wasted no time in following up with 2015’s short and sharp Verse EP, all the while cutting their teeth sharing stages with acts including Employed To Serve, Fall Of Messiah, Monolithian and Irk.
Early 2018 saw substantial line-up change with the introduction of Dan Couch (guitar/vocals for Helpless) on main vocals; a natural transition considering Dan’s long term support of Tendrils, both as a fan and having recorded both Dregs and Verse EPs. His introduction allowed the band to focus on furthering their frantic, high-energy songwriting, with everything falling into place to write and record Collapse in October 2018.
The EP will be hitting listeners square in the face on May 3rd via Astral Noize Records, with a limited run of 100 cassette tapes, 50 CDs and digital download options. Even seven years on since they formed, Tendrils are still angry, still hungry, and still raw.
FFO: Botch, Daughters, Converge
100x cassettes, 50x CD digipaks and digital download
CAT NO: AN 011 LABEL: Astral Noize Records
RELEASE DATE: 03.05.2019
A Face for Collapse