||“Persistence” is the new promo
CD from Ditchwater.
The four songs listed I believe will be on their next full-length.
Musically, the band shows good progression, they sound more cohesive
now, compared to “Breakdown”. Modern hard rock has filled
this disc to the brim, and elements from Pantera, Sabbath, Brand New
Sin, Godsmack and Nickleback can be heard all over their tracks. Ditchwater
have some nice acoustic and melodic parts, but I prefer their more
edgy sound. You can get right into those rockin’ components.
Which in turn also are the heavier tracks “Cloned Individuality”
and “Can’t Take It With You”. But the other two
tracks are decent too, they sound like they belong on modern rock
radio. Actually, I could see any of the tracks on the air, it just
depends on if the rock station can take things with an edge or not.
Well, it’s always cool to hear a band improving. These four
tracks last over fifteen minutes, and will leave you hungering for