Bent Out Of Shape – Demo
Bent Out Of Shape are a new Oi! band from Fryslân, the Netherlands featuring former members of Spirit 84, DSS, Icepick, No Denial and Dead Horse Running and have just released their Demo via their Bandcamp page. The 4-piece of Henk (guitar & vocals), Jeroen (bass), Norbet (guitar), Bart (drums) formed in 2019 with the sole purpose of being an honest hard-hitting band and cite Stars & Stripes, Blitz, Cock Sparrer and The Beltones as influences.
The 7 tracks the band have given us on this Demo are all fast-paced sing-along anthems that boisterous and loads of fun. They may not be breaking any new ground with the lyrical content, but each track is played brilliantly and just impossible not to sing-along to. The band’s anthem ‘Bent Out Of Shape’ kicks things off nicely and is probably my favourite track but other highlights include ‘Divide and Conquer’, ‘Without a Clue’, ‘Out On The Town’ and ‘Never Went Away’.
All in all, Bent Out Of Shape have given us a great introduction of what they do and I am already looking forward to their next release. This is well worth checking out!