July 9, 2024

Nitro/Noise – NN: Echoes (Digital EP – Trisol)

🇺🇦 Side-Line stands with Ukraine - Show your Support

Genre/Influences: Crossover, industrial, dark-electro. 

Background/Info: Canadian formation Nitro/Noise gained some recognition releasing a few EP’s and three albums on Deathwatch Asia and Digital World Audio. After a hiatus of a few years they now joined hands with major company Trisol to unleash this new EP featuring four songs. 

Content: After a rather orchestral-sounding intro, Nitro/Noise reveal a merciless, heavy electro-industrial-metal sound. There’s a perfect twist between guitar and dark-electronics with enraged vocal parts on top. “Love Hate Love” and “I Won’t Back Down” both stands for powerful compositions announcing the return of this formation.  

+ + + : I like EP’s featuring different songs and without any single remix. And the least I can say is that the songs blew me away. There’s such an overwhelming power emerging from the songs that you can’t remain unmoved. Nitro/Noise has found the right balance between menacing guitar riffs and icy electronics. The EP features two master cuts, but especially “Love Hate Love” is a brilliant piece of sonic madness. 

– – – : The opening song, which is a kind of intro-cut is the single song that can’t totally convince although it creates a particular, freaky atmosphere. 

Conclusion: I don’t want to compare Nitro/Noise with any other formation, but I can easily imagine this is the kind of EP that will appeal to Combichrist fans. 

Best songs: “Love Hate Love”, “I Won’t Back Down”. 

Rate: (8).

Artist: www.facebook.com/nitronoisemusic 

Label: www.trisol.de / www.facebook.com/pages/Trisol-Music-Group/104166526285471 

author avatar
Inferno Sound Diaries
I have been working for over 30 years with Side-line as the main reviewer. My taste is eclectic, uncoventional and I prefer to look for the pearls, even if the bands are completely unknown, thus staying loyal to the Side-Line philosophy of nurturing new talents.

Since you’re here …

… we have a small favour to ask. More people are reading Side-Line Magazine than ever but advertising revenues across the media are falling fast. Unlike many news organisations, we haven’t put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as open as we can - and we refuse to add annoying advertising. So you can see why we need to ask for your help.

Side-Line’s independent journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we want to push the artists we like and who are equally fighting to survive.

If everyone who reads our reporting, who likes it, helps fund it, our future would be much more secure. For as little as 5 US$, you can support Side-Line Magazine – and it only takes a minute. Thank you.

The donations are safely powered by Paypal.

Select a Donation Option (USD)

Enter Donation Amount (USD)

Verified by MonsterInsights