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RISK RELAY: “As We Descend” Vinyl Review – SonicAbuse

“Stabbing, interlocking guitar work, somewhere between the Pixies, Linoleum, and Sonic Youth, is given weight by the probing might of the bass and the thunderous drums which roil and burn underneath the scratchy surface of the track. […] It’s the … Continue reading

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Veteran post-punk rebels Risk Relay stay the course with new album – NJ.com

“For some bands, it’s the journey, not the destination that counts, and that’s certainly been the case for Risk Relay. […] As We Descend follows Risk Relay‘s modus operandi of mixing post-punk guitars with declamatory, half spoke/half sung vocals, with … Continue reading

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RISK RELAY: As We Descend Album By New Jersey Quartet Streaming At Treble; LP Out Friday Through Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

[photo by Gabrielle Dolceamore] As We Descend, the conceptual and eclectic fourth LP from New Jersey-based RISK RELAY, is out this Friday through Nefarious Industries. Advancing the album’s street date, Treble has hosted an exclusive stream of the entire sprawling … Continue reading

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Premiere: Stream Risk Relay’s brutally melodic new album, As We Descend – Treble

“[…] a mixture of Unsane-style brutality and Drive Like Jehu inspired post-hardcore rhythms. […] alternately pummeling and precise, menacing and meticulous. It’s heavy, yet melodic, and maintains at least one tentacle in any number of heavy, noisy, intense styles.” – … Continue reading

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RISK RELAY: New Jersey Quartet Issues “The Meeting” At New Noise Magazine; Nefarious Industries-Bound As We Descend LP Nears Release – Earsplit Compound

[photo by Nicole Skinner] New Jersey’s RISK RELAY — now just over a week from releasing their fourth full-length, As We Descend, through Nefarious Industries – offer a new preview of the record with, “The Meeting,” through a premiere of … Continue reading

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RISK RELAY Premieres “My Weight Disappearing” From Nefarious Industries-Bound As We Descend LP Through Metal Insider – Earsplit Compound

[photo by Gabrielle Dolceamore] As New Jersey-based quartet RISK RELAY finalizes their fourth full-length, As We Descend, through Nefarious Industries in November, the public’s first preview of the album has been made available through an exclusive stream of the track … Continue reading

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Song premiere: New Jersey’s Risk Relay return with “My Weight Disappearing” – Metal Insider

“It’s heavy, but also draws from Amphetamine Reptile-style noise rock and the New Brunswick basement show indie scene that the band emerged from. It’s a unique, yet familiar sound.” – Metal Insider

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RISK RELAY: New Jersey Quartet Issues Details Of Fourth Album, As We Descend, Set To See Release Through Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

[photo by Gabrielle Dolceamore] Closing a three-year gap since their prior album, New Jersey-based quartet RISK RELAY has issued the details of their upcoming fourth album, As We Descend, now confirmed for release through Nefarious Industries this November. RISK RELAY … Continue reading

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RISK RELAY: New Jersey Act To Release Fourth Album Through Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

[photo by Nicole Skinner] “A speck of dust on the edge of immensity, I clung to the stone cliff, gazing into the depths of that immeasurable void.” – John Uri Lloyd RISK RELAY, sixteen-year veterans of the New Jersey local … Continue reading

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