Salt the Earth -
Salt the Earth is amazing. I was lucky enough to be contacted by this
Lawrence band a while back, and got to see them play a show at the
Bottleneck where they simply blew me away. I downloaded their first
album off of their MP3.com site today, and recommend everyone else do
It's amazing post-hardcore/metalcore that's something like a cross
bewteen AFI, Poison the Well, and Fugazi. It's amazingly melodic music,
but with an intensity that grabbed me by the ears and shook my head
This album has to be one of the best-produced local albums I've ever
heard. Aaron Crawford, of Leavenworth band KRAP, did a fantastic job in
putting this record toegther. In the hands of a lesser, this record
could have been muddy, but every bit of the album comes out clear as a
I haven't enjoyed a local "heavy" release this much since Esoteric put
out their last record. All in all, catch this band as soon as you can.
They're on tour right now, but see them when they return- the road can
only make them even better than they already are.