The Angry Toons - 'Toonomicon'

Step into a realm of sonic ecstasy and uncharted musical landscapes. Brace yourself for a transcendent experience as you delve into the immersive depths of an album like no other. With a symphony of captivating melodies, thunderous rhythms, and an irresistible energy, this masterpiece defies categorization and blazes a trail of its own.

The 'Endless Scream' is an eternal cascade of harmonious melodies that pleases the ear with multilayered guitars, amplifying the distortion to its utmost. With tasteful and essential bass tone and drums seizing control of the rhythm, the atmosphere is infused with an irresistible energy that captivates and enthrals. Mighty riffs undergo a metamorphosis as the rhythm evolves into a tempestuous storm of musical chaos, electrifying the air and taking listeners on a thrilling sonic journey filled with a natural intensity and unbridled passion.
The vocals soar with unrestrained freedom, unshackled from any limitations, allowing for uninhibited expressions to take flight and resonate with profound emotion and authenticity. You can hear the range of liveliness and force.

'Still Alive' is an absolute banger, driving the flow of this album with an emphasis on delivering an abundance of variations to the listener. It serves as a dynamic centrepiece, showcasing a spellbinding span of musical styles and innovative elements that keep the audience gripped throughout. In contrast to the previous track, the tone of 'Still Alive' takes on a distinct character, characterized by a booming low-end and killer high-end. The drums play a more prominent role, synergizing with the guitars that have been expertly filtered through an array of effects. This combination results in a rich and textured sonic landscape that captivates the senses and leaves a lasting impression on the listeners.

Beneath the mesmerizing instrumental prowess of this band lies a hidden storytelling arc. Each carefully composed piece from every instrument is crafted with the intention of communicating on the same deep level as impactful vocals. The instrumental elements serve as powerful vehicles for conveying emotions, narratives, and messages, ensuring that the music resonates deeply with the listeners.

'Renegade Retribution' is an extraordinary and genre-defying masterpiece that seamlessly blends the raw essence of blues with the thunderous power of metal. The result is a musical work that pushes boundaries with a fusion of soulful melodies, gritty guitar riffs, and explosive energy. With the punch of the kick drum, the heartbeat of the music pumps vigorously, synchronizing with the warmth and crunch of the guitars that spread throughout the headroom.

In keeping with the band's signature style, 'Big Bad Wolf' maintains a distinctive composition while retaining a sense of familiarity in its sound. The track features a conversational style of vocals that adds fuel to the flames, intensifying the overall impact. As the song progresses, it builds towards a head-banging synchronization that exemplifies the band's ability to deliver powerful and captivating music. The combination of a unique composition, engaging vocals and energy creates an irresistible musical experience.

'Bat Out Of Hell' gradually emerges with its hypnotic and immersive introduction, drawing listeners into its captivating spell. The guitar and bass work, as expected, showcases exceptional mastery and artistry, elevating the musical experience to new heights. The pendulum of sound gracefully swings between moments of tranquil melodicism and gritty aggression, creating a dynamic contrast that keeps the audience engaged and enthralled. This seamless interplay between calm and intense sections adds depth and dimension to the composition, further enhancing the overall impact of the track.

The next track embodies its grandiose title, 'I Don't Mean To Be A D!ck, But F*ck You,' with unapologetic and unrestrained intensity. Holding nothing back, the song unleashes a torrent of freshly cooked emotions, leaving no room for regrets or the suppression of feelings. It serves as a cathartic outlet, where every pent-up sentiment is unleashed and expressed without hesitation. The unbridled honesty and boldness of the track create a powerful and liberating experience.

Another amazing earworm, 'Frankenstein #2', takes charge as the album continues, following the musical form established by The Angry Toons. Just like the iconic character of Frankenstein's monster, this mighty song embodies a sense of raw, monstrous power, with heavy riffs, intense vocals, and aggressive instrumentation that will intrigue you. The fuzz reaches soaring heights as the drums unleash a rapid pace, causing the very earth to shatter beneath. 

Following this explosive display, the lavish influence of the track 'Toon Raider' emerges, providing a subtle and tantalizing blend of metal-rap. The spicy vocals and instrumental elements intertwine, creating a magnetic sonic tapestry. The unique chord progression employed in this song sets it apart from the others, effortlessly captivating and hooking the listeners, ensuring they remain enraptured throughout the musical journey.

'Farrier Of The Swamp' welcomes back the resounding power and profound depth of the bass, infusing the low frequencies with a vitality akin to the lifeblood coursing through veins. The addictive beat compels the listener, while the traditional guitar tone on either side adds a fascinating layer to the overall ambience of the track. 

'Sh!t Show' unleashes like a raging tornado, with a thunderous performance that leaves no room for subtlety. It sets the stage for the final track, 'Godzilla', which builds upon the energy and intensity that came before. Both tracks exude a deep love for distortion, with their roaring and electrifying qualities pushing the boundaries. The heavy distortion reflects the passion and dedication of the musicians.

Definitely listen to 'Toonomicon' by The Angry Toons on Spotify.

About The Angry Toons:

The Angry Toons - 'Toonomicon'

The Angry Toons are a Genre-Defying Cartoon Metal band from Oakland, California. Consisting of current and former members of avant-garde metal veterans Wonderland Syndrome, and seasoned talent from the Bay Area Thrash scene, The Angry Toons present a unique blend of classic West Coast Thrash with a tendency to explore every available part of the music spectrum. Incredible musicianship, explosive live performances, and a truly unique sound make The Angry Toons a band that promises to leave a lasting impression on the avant-garde metal scene.

After releasing 13 studio albums and touring all over North America, bass virtuoso Anth0s and long-time guitarist Cap'n Morgan started this new chapter in their journey of musical discovery. Enlisting local legend Eagorr on drums, the trio began writing the initial songs that would become the beginnings of their next album. Always looking to explore the next stop in the endless realm of sound, the three enlisted the distinctive vocal talents of local artists and puppeteer, Scampi, and The Angry Toons were born.

Working with legendary artist K3N Adams (known for his work with Lamb Of God, Slayer, Black Dahlia Murder, and countless other bands) The Angry Toons have crafted a one-of-a-kind experience. From the unique aesthetic of the band to the unorthodox stories that each track tells, to the circus sideshow energy of their live shows, the band is truly a force to be reckoned with. The Angry Toons' debut album, Toonomicon, releases 6/6 on all platforms.