Godsized: Time

Anthemic rockers prove they can go the distance

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You have to hand it to them; where other bands have jacked it in after thankless years chasing that elusive record deal, Godsized keep battling the current. It hasn’t landed them with a contract so far (a travesty!) but their plaudits fall in other areas.

Still riding high on the back of a momentous support tour with Black Label Society, they’ve honed their muscular heavy rock to a point where their fledging status is a speck in the ether. _ _

Time is a mature, polished collection of songs that finally spans longer than an EP, giving these Brits time to run the gamut of hulking riffs, blues-laden hooks and Alter Bridge-type anthems that have already coxed words like ‘kick ass’ from excited fans.

Recorded mostly as live takes, their straightforward, salt-of-the-earth Southern-style rock is the flipside to technical and progressive grooves that abound, done by a bunch of steadfast lads from Blighty who have the riffs and the beards to rival Wylde and co. And you can’t really argue with that!

Holly Wright

With over 10 years’ experience writing for Metal Hammer and Prog, Holly has reviewed and interviewed a wealth of progressively-inclined noise mongers from around the world. A fearless voyager to the far sides of metal Holly loves nothing more than to check out London’s gig scene, from power to folk and a lot in between. When she’s not rocking out Holly enjoys being a mum to her daughter Violet and working as a high-flying marketer in the Big Smoke.