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Poison Skies - Single Review: City Streets

20 Nov 2015 // A review by Andrew Smit

City Streets is a full on heart-rate lifting track, starting with a chorus of harmonic guitars that deliver us to a pumping rockabilly beat that’s full of energy and just sounds awesome. Sounding very much like The Living End but with a harder rock edge due to the 3 gritty guitars. The lead vocal from Nick Wilkinson melodiously thrusts through the track united with occasional enthusiastic bursts of all in backing vocals.

Man this must be a killer live, it has all the components of the perfect pop rock track, with its very upbeat rhythm, grinding guitars, hearty vocals, and a cool guitar solo to boot! So when you need a lift you should check it out.

 

 

About Poison Skies

Formed in 2013, Auckland-based high energy rock band Poison Skies have quickly made a name for themselves with their incendiary live performances and uncompromising, yet hooky, songs. With all members already linked together through previous bands, gigs and tours, an opportunity finally arose to get together to create a new band with an emphasis on great times, great tunes and great energy.

Boasting up to 3 guitars, a powerhouse frontman and an incredibly tight rhythm section that packs the force of a freight train, Poison Skies definitely make an impression. An upbeat, high octane approach associated with the likes of Pennywise, Rise Against, Story of the Year, AFI combined with diverse influences from metal, punk, and rock (local and offshore), Poison Skies deliver blasting waves of high energy that any rock enthusiast will surely appreciate.

Poison Skies' debut EP Day to Defy was released in Oct 2016, and features their 3 previous singles. The EP was recorded and mixed by Tui-award winning engineer Dave Rhodes (Blindspott, Stylus) and mastered at Stirling (New York) and Sage (Nashville) studios.

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Releases

Day To Defy
Year: 2016
Type: EP

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