Call the nurses, page the doctor". The first declaration from New York's Cold Sweatscomes with a deragned fury... and things may never be the same. The trio are getting ready to release their full length debut album Social Coma on November 6th via Six 3 Collective, an eclectic beast of punk that ranges from drunken noise rock blasts and surf punk fuzz to walls of corrosive hardcore and deranged crooning. Having previously played together in other formations, the trio are impeccably tight for such a new band, and their chemistry is radiant throughout their debut as they tear apart all genres of punk only to reshape them into their own vision. Produced by Hunter Davidsohn (Porches., Frankie Cosmos, Battle Ave) at Business District Recording Studios, the album burns through twelve tracks in just under a half an hour, each chaotic moment fueling the next over a bizarre twist of melodies, triumphantly harsh guitar tones, and crushing rhythms from Cold Sweats’ Alex Craver (drums/vocals), Brandon Musa (bass/vocals), and Peter Ives(guitar/vocals).
The FADER premiered the band's first single, "Waste of a Day" calling it, "complete with noise rock fuzz, eerie riffs, and an opening command to call the nurses, page the doctor," before expanding, "Alex's vocals really do sound like a totally twisted B-52s, but it's clear from "Waste Of A Day" (and the rest of Social Coma, for that matter) that Cold Sweats have their own, fully fleshed out sound."
Speaking about the song, Cold Sweat's Brandon Musa offered, "I distinctly remember a discussion with Alex [Craver] about the vocals, saying that I could hear Fred Schneider [of the B-52s] style vocals, but if he went completely nuts. The lyrics creep me out a lot".
09/25 - Brooklyn, NY @ The Tiger Lounge w/ Goldmines, Unolady, and Bethlehem Steel
09/26 - Binghamton, NY w/ Goldmines, Unolady, and Crimson Brethren
10/09 - Binghamton, NY @ Fitzies Pub w/ Crimson Brethren, Creepy Uncle Madrid, and Underground River
10/10 - Rochester, NY
10/17 - Brooklyn, NY @ Aviv [Exploding In Sound, Gimme Tinnitus, Ipsum Magazine CMJ Party]
10/24 - Brooklyn, NY @ Aviv w/ Dead Broke, Nonsense, and Penskie File
11/05 - Brooklyn, NY @ Shea Stadium w/ Bethlehem Steel and Pile