I wrote a piece for the RIVERFRONT TIMES about TRAUMA HARNESS(Belleville, IL). Catch their tour kick-off show tonight Friday, December 16th at Illegal Tone Recordings in Belleville, IL.
Jenkins squeezes esoteric melodies out of his guitar neck, heading the reverb-drenched Trauma Harness with palatable punk hooks. Birkner beats the hell out of that drum set with a hyperactive fervor while bassist Andy Peterson stands at the core of every song with a wobbly thick sound. The vocals are rich with effects, causing the crooning of every word to blend with the psychedelic guitar tone.READ MORE