Fondly reminded of teenage obsessions with music, I have discovered myself in adoration of Puppy’s most up-to-date album The Goat. I went back and gave it a ten, as I merely can’t get sufficient of the record. I also remembered that they had a further EP ahead of Vol II, somehow I forgot about it! Yet another 4 tracks of their glorious and inspired mash of Option, Metal and Rock tones that this time about show the particulars of their heritage with some guitar styling drawing apparent parallels to other artists.

The 4 songs are a sweet match for their sound, a further exchange of monstrous guitar grooves, sunny but sombre emotional intersections and gorgeous singing with the occasional peaking harmonization. The songs hum an power inside uncomplicated structures as the intensity ebbs and flows, typically led by the beautiful guitar tones. I cannot enable but hear powerful echos of Iron Maiden inside their Heavy Metal alike melodic riffs. In the vulnerable sung sections backed by hazy distortion guitars its Weezer I can really feel.

Like with all their music, the hyperlinks are keen and its really hard to not really feel the presence of these other bands but it comes collectively in the most gratifying of strategies, inspired and far from intimation. They sound a lot more so like a logical successor and that is thinking about this is their very first record. The Excellent Beyond will most likely grab your consideration as the flag song for the EP with its key riff shaking the ground each and every time it rolls about. I definitely enjoyed this thinking about how I want nothing at all but a lot more from this band appropriate now!

Favourite Track: The Excellent Beyond

Rating: six/10