Iceage You're Nothing on LP
Just out of their teens, it seems Copenhagen’s Iceage have only added to the anxiety and tension that made their debut album, New Brigade, so compelling. But now, they’re challenging their raging emotions instead of simply expressing them. You’re Nothing, Iceage’s sophomore album, is the sound of a band pushing their singular mix of punk, Goth, hardcore, and post-punk to even further extremes.
It’s overwhelming how many ways Iceage have found to write the short aggressive rock song. When you see Iceage live you get the feeling the songs are just about to fall apart before miraculously recovering, always rewarding you with a climax. This menacing energy is even more forceful on You’re Nothing. It is a more epic sound, like a rough sea!
Iceage have also plunged themselves into various other projects. Jakob Tvilling Pless (bass) and Dan Kjær Nielsen (drums) have been working on their metal band, SEJR. Elias Bender Rønnenfelt (vocals/guitar) has released a solo 7” under the name Marching Church, and a 7” with Vår, a project for which he’s working on a full-length album.
“Iceage have located a punk-rock sweet spot: mixing the black atmosphere of goth, the wild-limbed whoosh of hardcore, and the clangor of post-punk, made all the more impressive by one important intangible: energy.” – Pitchfork (Best New Music)
Iceage You're Nothing Track Listing:
4. Burning Hand
5. In Haze
7. Everything Drifts
8. Wounded Hearts
9. It Might Hit First
12. You're Nothing