Sounds Like: Big Business, Jane's Addiction, Melvins, Sound Garden, tool
Label: Silber Records, Silber
Manager: Jason Ward
Bio: Modern heavy bands stay interesting not by hashing and rehashing familiar tropes, but by throwing curveballs: Greensboro, NC’s Irata is such a band. While the tricky riffing and circular phrases suggest mathy- post-rock a la Don Caballero, there’s also hard rock and 90s alt-radio accessibility – ...See Full Bio
Getting ready for the New Year.
“Ah, now here is a band who will really melt your face off and collapse your head in. With so many cookie-cutter scene bands with cookie monster vocals, it’s hard to cut through the unbearable dross and find good new music. You may be wondering if anyone really knows the way to rock anymore? IRATA from Greensboro, NC (or just known as ‘the boro’, as my friends from down that way tell me) not only know the right way to rock; they are fully unconcerned with the trends of today. This two-man operation make raw, unrelenting rock music that grooves when it’s supposed to, crushes when it needs to and will leave you wanting more... Grade "A" ”