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HOODED FANG, VENUS ON EDGE – PITCHFORK
“industrialized dissonance, sci-fi surf-punk, and tweaked-out guitar frequencies that ring out like a biohazard lab activating the meltdown siren. …
Hooded Fang are the stars of their own horror flick, playing the last surviving rational humans in a city overrun with mind-numbed, inconsiderate, glass-eyed drones. And like all good scary movies, there’s a plot twist: this one’s actually a documentary.”

HOODED FANG PREMIERES “TUNNEL VISION” – FADER
“biting and hynpnotic”

HOODED FANG SHARE JITTERY NEW SINGLE – CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND
“a more anxious and hyperactive electronic sound”

REVIEW: HOODED FANG, VENUS ON EDGE – THRDCOAST
“Hooded Fang masters the art of driving, screeching guitar riffs, propulsive bass lines, and echoing, chant-like vocals.”

HOODED FANG, VENUS ON EDGE – EXCLAIM! MAGAZINE
“a noisy and intense piece of work. The rhythm is driving and intriguing right out of the gate”

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HOODED FANG, GRAVEZ – PITCHFORK

“an assault of fuzzed out guitars, belligerent drums, and a buzzsaw bassline”

SPIN’s Review Roundup:  May 2013’s New Releases – SPIN
“Hooded Fang: Gravez – From within womblike echo, Toronto nailbiters accentuate the anxiety of surf-rock’s zigzag riffs and peppey grooves”

GRAVEZ BY HOODED FANG – SONGWRITING MAG (UK)
“Gravez is a triumphant album, the sound of a band operating with total security in their songwriting.”

HOODED FANG: ‘I CAN’T MAKE SLOW MUSIC’ – DIY MAG (UK)
“a ridiculously catchy and in-your-face record”

HOODED FANG – GRAVEZ – THE 405
“The Toronto group have smuggled in some infections chorus earworms… the prevailing element is the glorious catchiness.”

JOHNNY MARR: SOUNDTRACK OF MY LIFE – THE GUARDIAN
“WHAT’S GETS ME THROUGH LONG TOUR-BUS RIDES
Gravez, Hooded Fang (2013)
It feels musically very current and quite… almost… the word would be witty.”

HOODED FANG GRAVEZ – POP MATTERS
“7/10 – Gravez will compel you.”

HOODED FANG, THEY AIN’T NOTHING BUT A POP BAND – CRACK MAGAZINE
“something timelessly brilliant…”

ALLMUSIC REVIEW BY TIM SENDRA – ALLMUSIC
“It’s a star-making performance.”

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HOODED FANG TOSTA MISTA REVIEW – BBC MUSIC
“the sweetest of hooks, it really clicks with immediate effect”

HOODED FANG ‘TOSTA MISTA’ – NME
“7/10 – Hooded Fang must be mighty close to crafting the jauntiest breakup album of all time.”

HOODED FANG TOSTA MISTA – LOUD AND QUIET (UK)
“8/10 – Hooded Fang’s UK debut is one of those brilliant albums that does exactly what it says on the sleeve.”

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