Within seconds of the group’s opening number, the floor had become a writhing mass of outstretched limbs, fists pumping in time to a beat that felt loud enough to crumble plaster. The band was eliminating the need for liquid encouragement by flooding its audience with something more elemental: pure adrenaline.
Sleigh Bells Reign of Terror [Mom & Pop; 2012] by Joe Hemmerling Rating: Reign of Terror introduces itself to us with the dull roar of a canned audience. “There we go,” Alexis Krauss snarls in approval, “There we fucking go.” Her pa... Read Post
Brooklyn duo Sleigh Bells' new album, 'Reign of Terror,' is one of the season's most anticipated releases. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts reviews. Read Post