Earaches, The / Time On Fire
Album: Time On Fire   Collection:General
Artist:Earaches, The   Added:Dec 2006
Label:Steel Cage Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2007-07-22 Pull Date: 2007-09-23
Week Ending: Sep 9 Sep 2 Aug 12 Aug 5 Jul 29
Airplays: 1 1 3 2 2

Recent Airplay
1. Sep 23, 2007: Transmission Overload
Just Ain't Right
4. Aug 11, 2007: Bloodstains Across Atherton
Just Ain't Right
2. Sep 08, 2007: Bloodstains Across Atherton - Oh, you know
Right Now!
5. Aug 09, 2007: Fiction Romance
3. Aug 26, 2007: Transmission Overload
Right Now!
6. Aug 06, 2007: A2Z

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2007-07-13
Big & burly sounding, garage/punk n’ roll from Seattle. All the fuzz & feedback left in while it’s still very catchy & melodic. While this stuff has been done a million times before – there’s certain bands that know how to make this sound fresh and this is one of ‘em. Good stuff that would go over even better live. Play with: New Bomb Turks, Lazy Cowgirls, Easy Action, Laughin’ Hyenas.

(((((1))))) Wailing guitars, a real urgent sound crossing a mean version of the early Stones and MC5.
((((2)))) 4 chord, rudimentary rave-up rocker.
((((3)))) Dirty guitar sound, so-so chorus but otherwise excellent.
(((((4))))) Nice beat, uppity and outta control, “wild about you” number.
(((((5))))) Nasty guitar tone, fast at a hardcore tempo.
(((6)))) Tons of guitar fuzz and snarlin’ vocals. Cool lyrics about “every day someone’s tryin to sell me a piece of crap I don’t need.”
(((7))) Woosy, typical but pretty kickin’ garage rawk.
(((8))) Punky, fast with odd metered vocals. Guitars are playing “speed jangle” chords.
((((9)))) Mid-paced, thick riff and hard hitting vocal attack. Very much to the point and pissed off.
((((10))) Jangly, twangy & swaggery as hell.
((((((11))))) To paraphrase the Cramps: “Evil rock n’ roll the kind that don’t save souls…”
(((12))) Straight-up early 60’s strummy ballad but also a tad up tempo. Sounds like something Richard Hell might’ve done early on.
((((13)))) References “Stepping Stone” by the Monkees but it’s much more dirty & raw. Nice mix of riffs, harmonic and vocals with a lot of attitude.
((((14)))) Slow, burning and both ends, “I’m so far gooone, baby” vibe. Repetitive but it kinda works

Track Listing
1. Right Now!   8. Special Fx
2. Not The Kinda Man I Am   9. The Sliver
3. So Into You   10. Useless
4. My Heart Runs Wild   11. Just Ain't Right
5. You're No Good For Me   12. Hold Me Tonight
6. Live Free   13. Before My Time
7. Our Own Thing   14. Time On Fire