Review Summary: Overall; it's a very well written EP. I can't say that there's much bad to it either than the title track is by far the best song and I wish the others were just as good.
So this is my first review and I just got The Sheds new EP Self/Doubt in the mail. Hope that I can encourage people to go check out this band, but anyways lets get to the review.
Something I noticed the first 30 seconds into the title track Self/Doubt is a very heavy, crisp sound. The main riff of this song is fantastic! It flows so well with everything else. But this song has a very dynamic sound throughout, which makes it incredibly good.
The Rest of the five track EP sounds generally similar but each song has it's own catchy tendencies, because the guitars and drums are built so well around the vocals. And speaking of vocals; they are pretty good, but not the best. Now, on the other hand, the lyrics are written quite well. It's lines like " these sad songs are the soundtrack to my life " that really gets me.
The drums keep everything at a fast speed for those fans of the hardcore genre. The next two tracks Slash & Burn and Heart are very good as well, they give off almost a jazz feeling at times yet still remaining very skacore. Heart has an unforgettable chorus with a great musical vibe.
Counting Sheep shows more of their metal side followed by Namesake which is a nice track to end the EP off. By the time you get to the end you'll definitely be wanting more.
Overall; it's a very well written EP. I can't say that there's much bad to it either than the title track is by far the best song and I wish the others were just as good.