Label: bifocal media
Bio: The Ladderback started in '94 as a band called Unthink-able with guitarist Baeden Buckner and drummer Charlie Schmidt. Danny Sao Joao joined on bass in '95 after Unthink lost their bass player to mental issues. The trio wrote and performed as Unthink until their first show. They were unhappy with...See Full Bio
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“Oh, Baby! I love The Ladderback! The Ladderback is the kind of band that reminds us what punk rock is supposed to be about: finding new ways to rock that intimidate, alienate and stand out from everything else in the music world. Trigger Themes, shows the band doing all things punk rock, and creating a record that will be long remembered in the same way that Drive Like Jehu's Yank Crime is -- as a measuring stick for brutality. I don't remember The Ladderback using keyboards in the past, so I'm pretty sure that it's a new thing for them. But the ethereal swishes of the keyboards contrast well with the aggressive grating of the rest of the instruments. In terms of other "newness" for The Ladderback fans, you will find that the production on the guitars and bass is much crisper than on previous releases, allowing for a clearer understanding of just how powerful these guys really are. ”