Overtire are promising a sound covering nu metal to thrash, and even grunge, so it is with interest that I approach their new track Salt Lick.
Starting with a heavy as fuck bass run, it doesn’t take long to kick into gear with a vocal onslaught that indeed has large splatterings of grunge. Until it shifts focus completely in a snarling wave of aggression that bursts from nowhere and leaves a lasting impression.
There’s an element of funk to the music here, and the myriad of vocal styles it explores really shouldn’t fit, but somehow do. You certainly can’t accuse these guys of exaggerating when it comes to their sound!
Even the music traverses a range of styles and genres. Just when you think it has settled into a particular groove, Overtire flick another switch and veer off into previously unchartered waters.
Even after it finishes, I find myself in quiet awe at what I just listened to, but one thing I know for certain is I fucken enjoyed it!