.

The Oxford Coma - Morphine

.
The Oxford Coma vocalist Billy Tegethoff describes their Morphine EP as "songs about grief, loss, death, and deeply personal experiences." There are moments, especially during "Tradition," where the act comes off a lot like Korn because these are instances where Tegethoff sings in a Jonathan Davis-like tortured way. Bassist James Williams also adds a bit of swing - for lack of a better term - into the mix of "Tradition," which is also an aural element that helps separate Korn from run-of-the-mill metal acts.

Bands like The Oxford Coma likely get lumped in with contemporary metal, simply because the guitar riffs are thick and loud, and the vocals are as much screamed as sung. However, if you listen to Morphine you'll hear that something much deeper is going on. This Phoenix, AZ act is utilizing music as therapy, just as much as entertainment and these songs offer catharsis for both the musicians and their audience. It may sound strange to say this, but Morphine offers unlikely medical help.

The Oxford Coma - Morphine
Rating:

Share this article

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article

More articles for this artist .




advertisement

advertisement


Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Feeds

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2019 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.