by Gerry Mak in New Music on Friday 18 March 2011

Named for a waste dump as well as an institution for troubled youth where the Norwegian duo met, Arabrot specialize in unhinged, pulverizing, blackened noise rock. Their recent album The Brother Seed was recorded by the ever prolific Steve Albini, and their glass-shattering guitar sounds certainly live up to those of Big Black and Shellac.