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NO HOPE ASTRONAUT – Demo

Posted: July 25th, 2005, by Tom Leins

No Hope Astronaut are new kids on the alt.rock block – “four lost souls” from Kingston-Upon-Thames who create music for “the disconnected, the isolated and the disaffected”. They’ve been lumbered with the slightly confused/confusing sobriquet ‘the pioneers of alternacore’, and this dubious tag highlights their conflicting influences. Caught between a(n edgy, indie-)rock and a (twitchy alt.metal) hard place, No Hope Astronaut may well prove to be ‘too metal’ for the indie kids and ‘too indie’ for the metalheads. Only time will tell. Anyway – a good solid demo with some nice touches of early KoRn and Deftones in the dynamics; but let’s hope they’ve got a few more bruising tricks up their sleeves to set them apart from the rest of the Kerrang-fodder.

www.nohopeastronaut.com



Tom Leins

Tom is a relative obscurity in diskantland. All we know of him is that he's from Devon and that he writes a fanzine called 'Voices from Downtroddendom', so draw your own conclusions from that. Our conclusions are that he's probably got a funny accent and a bit too much time on his hands. So he'll fit right in around here.

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