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Matterhorn

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1.) The wilds of Colorado brought forth the three men of Matterhorn. Daniel Harvey, Jeremy Grobsmith and Aaron Retka have played together for a decade, first in the tech-violence quartet the Great Redneck Hope, whose two full-lengths remain required listening for the genre. Now, as Matterhorn, they’ve condensed into a thundering instrumental three-piece, relying on low-grade musical telepathy and a collective half-century of experience.

2.) San Francisco’s Matterhorn formed in January of 1999, and began knifing a direct path through the heart of the hardcore influenced modern American underground. “Set to Rise” is a culmination of that unrelenting sonic path, and it showcases the power and dynamic range of this hungry quartet. Working with a rhythmic template similar to, say, Scratch Acid or Rye Coalition and the overloaded guitar work of Karp or Dead and Gone, Matterhorn finds home in slashing high-end guitar, and impassioned vocals. But dynamics and orchestration are the key to “Set to Rise”, and these nine tracks shift radically from charging, trebled romps to unexpected drops into eerie atmospherics. “Set to Rise” is as tight as anything ever recorded by Helmet, and as and painful and gut-wrenching as a high-speed car crash after getting fired from work. Vocalist Scott Carter served time with both Glazeride and the acclaimed St.

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