Dogs of Winter | Cut Down To The Quick

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Cut Down To The Quick

by Dogs of Winter

Music that has been raised out in the cold and hardened in the bitter wind - lean, sinewy and mean; heavy but close to the skin; elegant and graceful, but never quite too pretty.
Genre: Rock: Hard Rock
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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It's hard to believe that a band born out of a broken hand and 3 bottles of hydrocodone painkillers could approach their music with such ravenous aggression, but if it weren't for a trip to the emergency room, Dogs of Winter may never have come into being. After shattering a metacarpal in his left hand, Brian Grosz (vocals/guitars) walked away from a guitarist position in a floundering NYC rock act and decided that it was time to take matters into his last, good hand. Over the following six weeks, with a head full of pills and the confines of a plaster cast, he began sketching what would later become the Dogs of Winter repertoire: a collection of dark songs that revolve around doomed romances and abusive relationships.

Grosz was no stranger to being a vocalist: he's been working as a voiceover artist for years for clients like Chase Bank, Rolaids, VH-1, American-Standard and Lycos. But that work was a far cry from the gravel-ragged intensity that Dogs of Winter was going to require.

He quickly recruited childhood-friend Dave Valle on drums and former collaborator Seth Berkowitz on bass (the two played together alongside future members of The Bravery in Conquistador) and the trio began their soldier's march into the fray of the NYC rock-scene.

With shadowy melodies, barbarically sexy rhythms and bursts of angularity, Dogs of Winter can best be described as Post-Hardcore; blending elements of Quicksand, Queens of the Stone Age, Cop Shoot Cop, Soundgarden and even Tom Waits.

For more information about Dogs of Winter, please visit www.dogsofwinter.com.


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B.R. Fitzgerald

For those who are about to rock...
What can one say about "Cut Down to the Quick," the debut EP from Dogs of Winter, other than IT ROCKS? In this day of pre-packaged and posturing "rock" bands, Dogs of Winter surfs above the crowd with a hard-hitting, spine-tingling and well-made five-song collection of sonic gems. Do yourself a favor and buy this EP.