"Characterized by eccentric and quirky vocals, space-themed lyrics, and progressive riffs, Starfisher is fast, heavy, and never dull." (BucketlistMusicReviews)
"We are huge fans of the complexity of the bands music and the clear passion behind its delivery, which makes this release an already high ranking highlight of ours for 2017." (Femetalism)
"Like the heaviest fruits of the grunge tree (I mean TAD and most of all Soundgarden, though there is space for some Pearl Jam as well) are cooked along with many spoonfuls of alternative prog metal sauce (Tool is the band to bear in mind here) and with some spicy pinches of 70s and 80s hard/heavy music poured in." (MetalObserver)
"Warning! Hyper-ventilating may occur! This is a convulsively fantastic piece of work by Jackknife Seizure. Their name compliments their sound; bending, throwing and ricocheting around your ears.The first three tracks lay out a heart-pounding prog rock feel with the vocal work proving most admirable, an uneasy, absurdist layering of sound that flips between high and then even higher pitched vocals; highly redolent of S.O.A.Ds Serj Tankian." (WorshipMetal)
"A highly unusual blend of prog techniques, incorporating a cocktail of alt, grunge, groove and stoner). Beginning as one thing and ending as another, with a proggy dream in the middle." (JennyTate)
released January 16, 2017
All lyrics & music written and performed by Jackknife Seizure.
Recorded at Defiant Studios, Barnet by The Bad Atom.
Mixed & Mastered by Rick Bouwman at Rarecording.
Artwork & Design by Ben Hickman.
I first came across SGT Thunderhoof on their spilt with Howling Giant. The quality of their track compelled me to search for more. And were better to start than the beginning. There are only 5 songs on this album, but, as you’ll discover when you start listening, the SGT love his long tunes that eb & flow with walls of sound punctuated with meandering interludes. This album just gets better the further you get through it. The other reviews are right. Not their best but still really good. Harry Harrison
SGT Thunderhoof has become one of my favourite bands…..ever. And if I was held at gun point and asked which was my favourite albums from them, it would be this one, Ride of the Hoof. I listen to ST a lot but my go-to album is this one. If I’m not careful, I don’t give the other ST albums a fair go and that would just be depriving me of the greatness of all their other awesome tunes. With only a limited number of hours in the day, this posses quiet a conundrum. Harry Harrison