Listen to the ridiculously great debut EP from Milwaukee’s Heavy Hand
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If you’ve been to a live, local, and loud show in the past year or so, you’ve probably encountered Heavy Hand. But what you haven’t encountered is any recorded proof that the angular, noisy, and enjoyably yelp-y trio is as good on record as it is in the dingy confines of, say, the Riverwest Public House. That all changes with Confusion Is Body Parts, the band’s newly released and ridiculously great debut EP. With song titles like “Inspired By Haircuts,” “When I Grow Up To Be Ralph Macchio,” and “Vagina Fucking Die,” you know you’re in for a treat. And that’s just the first three tracks.
The group is comprised of drummer Christopher Roberts and husband-and-wife team Anthony Weber and Isa Carini. Roberts and Carini are formerly of The Scarring Party, though Heavy Hand’s blistering noise-rock couldn’t be further removed from the old-timey, tubas-and-typewriters sound of their former band. Confusion Is Body Parts sees its physical release at a Nov. 10 show at the Cactus Club (with Little Otik and Crappy Dracula), but you can get a preview of the 7-song EP below.