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BEAR FIGHT! / Press

“BEAR FIGHT! are from the Capital of the new breed of Sludge/Stoner Rock - Savannah. Home to great bands such as Baroness, Kylesa, Black Tusk. Well BEAR FIGHT! are another band to add to that list. As these guys are pure FUCKING AWESOME. Plain and Simple." "their new album "GNARMAGEDDON" is an 8 song and 30 minute collection Sludge Rock Great Tunes. Imagine if Baroness, The Sword, Mastodon, Thin Lizzy and Torche decided to get together for one mega crazy jamming session well "GNARMAGEDDON" would be the brilliant result." "Just put GNARMAGEDDON on full blast and it will leave you with a great vibe all the way through. GNARMAGEDDON shows these guys are amazing musicians in their own right and shows what a great collective unit they are, You can tell from this album these guys will be awesome on stage. " ”

“BEAR FIGHT! manage to serve right in your face their Southern Heavy Rock tunes, influenced by classic and modern bands of this decade. THIN LIZZY and LYNYRD SKYNYRD references mix nicely with some CLUTCH, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE and THE SWORD tunes, creating a heat-protector and an interesting result for your ears. Their latest release “Gnarmageddon” with the opening self-titled track is the solid proof of my saying, and I would be deaf to not acknowledge the band’s aptitude to mix the aforementioned influences in a solid blend, bearing a personal touch on top of everything. Looking at the band’s lineup and especially the three guitars, I was afraid that this was too good to be true and too much for Southern / Stoner Rock, but fortunately I was wrong. Matt, Jeff and Christian do an excellent job handling the guitars, filling gaps and creating colorful sceneries, and everything comes with a massive and clear production making you beg for more. ”

"The Black Sabbath influence comes through (very) loud and clear on Gnarmageddon, the debut CD by this young, Savannah-based heavy-rock aggregate." "These guys know how to play hard."

“Titles like “Bear Hands,” “14 Pounds of Doom,” and “Beerwulf” show off their sense of humor, but there’s nothing funny about their intensity. When asked what their favorite non-musical things are, Jeff responded, “Everything is related to music. Always.” This intensity bleeds into their performances as well.”

““Everyone in our band grew up playing there in different groups,” says Matt Collett of popular rock act BEAR FIGHT. On a recent Wednesday night, his band played to a half-full, totally energized Jinx. Collett addressed the crowd toward the end of the set. “You know, every morning I wake up and think, ‘I don’t want to get out of bed, I don’t want to go to work.’ But today when I woke up I thought, ‘I get to play a show at The Jinx tonight,’ and that made everything else OK.” The audience, hands full of bottles and bingo cards, couldn’t really clap. But they all nodded, took swigs of their beers, and understood perfectly. ”