Having record collections hopped-up on family dysfunction - this band is built for the ages - all ages -geezer or ingênue- you'd have to be beyond pretension not to enjoy the loud and fast guitars, played effortlessly - as if riding the Big Wheel™ for the first time. Their self-titled debut on HappyParts Recordings is now yours for the spinning. This is pure adrenaline fueled rock and roll composed, performed and delivered by four lads straight out of Berkeley High School. Granted they focused on band rehearsal, rather than arithmetic, Ray, Nick, Mike and Rene' learned some chords back in eighth grade and proceeded to cover Aerosmith, Dictators and Pink Fairies with abandon in Mike's family's garage. Ray's father was even in a brief rehearsal-only incarnation of the band, The Phil Spector Shotgun Experience, but fortunately that couldn't last. Call it apathy, denial or just plain stoned - the rehearsal room vacuum preserved 11 pure jams for the arrested development set.
Conceived in the cafeteria line, Impediments are keeping rock and roll dangerous, seriously entertaining and full of hope. So you see, this debut is only the beginning - as these refined misfits are built for speed, combining screaming guitars, solid back beat and outrageous lyrics. It's worth noting that the majority of these tunes were penned in detention. Having obtained their diplomas, Impediments are now hitting the road for the very first time.
Nothing can change the shape of things to come. FACT SHEET 4: Nick Allen: Rhythm and vocals. Ray Seraphin: Bass and vocals. Mike Liebman: Lead shredder. Rene Macleay: Plays drums. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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