Hooded Fang - Gravez
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2013 Ratings: #462 / 1035
User Score
Based on 5 ratings
May 28, 2013 / Release Date
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Full Time Hobby / Label
Indie Pop / Genres
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If you’re likely to spend your summer either on a road trip or wishing you were on a road trip, here’s your summer album.


The band's mastery of various styles, moods, and sounds here is impressive, and while it bodes well for future albums, it also means that Hooded Fang have arrived as one of the most exciting indie rock/pop bands around in 2013.

The Fly

It’s a half-hour packed with ideas and wonky ambition.

The 405

Those who weren't blown away by their initial efforts are unlikely to be won over, but those who fell in love with Hooded Fang last year will find delight in Gravez.


Gravez will compel you, forcing you to look at your own mortality, and leave you feeling like you just saw a ghost.


'Gravez' may be a worthy addition to Hooded Fang's growing repertoire, but it's devoid of any risks, or exploration of new musical territory that'd be required to create a treasurable piece of work.

Consequence of Sound

Like Clinic or Mind Spiders, Hooded Fang perforates their darkest parts with music that laughs at itself. They don’t tell us to cheer up, but they do ask us to smile.

Je n'aurais certainement pas acheté ce disque pour sa pochette. On se demande quelquefois comment c'est possible de sortir des trucs aussi, hum, visuellement incompréhensible. ça doit être mes yeux...
Sinon, une fois dépassée la mauvaise première impression, ce troisième album ravira celles et ceux qui se fournissent en came chez In The Red, Hozac et autres Burger Rds : des hits inspirés du Surf Rock 60's et de la New Wave des ... read more
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Track List

  1. Dry Range Intro
  2. Graves
  3. Ode to Subterrania
  4. Bye Bye Land
  5. Wasteland
  6. Sailor Bull
  7. Trasher
  8. Never Minding
  9. Genes
  10. Dry Range Outro
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Added on: May 22, 2013