Project 86 - Drawing Black Lines

Thursday 1st June 2000
Project 86 - Drawing Black Lines
Project 86 - Drawing Black Lines

STYLE: Hard Music
RATING 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
LABEL: BEC 6174282

Reviewed by Alex Figgis

One of the top three selling acts for Tooth & Nail's sister label, BEC Records, Project 86 follows in the wake of the ever popular rap core genre of hard music. Though successful, Project 86 seemingly never lose their focus; intent on proclaiming the Gospel for those with ears to hear, within any given context. Reminiscent in part to the mighty Stavesacre, Project 86's second release blends such diverse elements as groove, traditional metal, rap and hard rock; "One Armed Man" being a fine example of the band's peculiar take on hardcore. Produced by mainstream producer G G Garth (Rage Against The Machine), 'Drawing Black Lines' is a well rounded, solid release boasting some breathtaking arrangements, deftly delivered by the band. Standout cuts include the hardcore tinged "PS", "Chimes", with it's moody, slow building groove, and the aforementioned "One Armed Man", Credit is due to the band for once again releasing a groundbreaking project of the highest calibre.

The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily those held by Cross Rhythms. Any expressed views were accurate at the time of publishing but may or may not reflect the views of the individuals concerned at a later date.

Interested in reviewing music? Find out more here.

Be the first to comment on this article

We welcome your opinions but libellous and abusive comments are not allowed.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. By clicking 'Send comment' you consent to Cross Rhythms storing and processing your personal data. For more information about how we care for your data please see our privacy policy.