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Hault - Single Review: Red Dress

03 Oct 2018 // A review by butch181

Red Dress is the latest release from Wellington three-piece Hault. A blitz of a song, tracking in at only 1:40; it has that concise and impassioned sound that tells you Hault have emerged from the underground scene. Channeling Villainy’s No Future, the opening riff powers through from start to finish with minimal let-up.

As grungy as it can get, this 2018 single harks back to the 1990’s with heavily distorted guitar and augmented vocals, altogether reminiscent of the likes of Pearl Jam, Motorhead, and even Powerman 5000. Relentless in its drive, there is a muddy, unpolished, garage sound.

Repetitive in all honesty, but the song doesn’t last long enough for you to get sick of it, and even manages to jam in some well-balanced guitar solos. Full of energy and fuzz, it’s easy to see why this track would be a crowd favourite at live gigs.


Review written by Alex Moulton

Rating: ( 4 / 5 )
 

About Hault

Hailing from the underground rock scene in Wellington, Hault has recorded the first album of their career, combining metal, heavy rock and psychedelic influences into a pummeling sound that has rocked the Wellington region.

Taking inspiration from the biggest names in rock; Black Sabbath, Soundgarden, Tool, Kings X and many more, Hault have spent the past two years perfecting and developing their sound, crushing it into an ensemble of heavy grunge rock guaranteed to destroy stereotypes of standard rock.

Whether in the studio working on new material or on the stage of Wellingtons best venues, Hault have remained devoted to delivering a performance not presently heard from original rock line ups.

Visit the muzic.net.nz Profile for Hault

Releases

Brother
Year: 2019
Type: EP
Hault
Year: 2017
Type: EP
B Side
Year: 2017
Type: EP

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