“New York’s Child Abuse is a gloriously confrontational band, mixing the incoherent glugs of death metal, the dissonant meander of 12-tone composition, the atonal squonk of free-jazz, blasts of ucky noise, and a wet gob of old- fashioned punk rock. ” – The Village Voice
After hearing CHILD ABUSE, the trio’s moniker seems more like a reference to violence inflicted by a toddler rather than upon one. The group’s growled vocals, manic riffs and copious double-kick drumming nod to death metal. These loopy tones align with Tim Dahl’s fuzzed-out bass and Oran Canfield’s dense, swinging beats to create a highly technical sound that’s also weirdly playful.
– Time Out New York
In their ten years of existence, CHILD ABUSE have become much more than a jarring name. The NY trio has fused elements of Noise, Death Metal, Free Jazz, and Grind (among other things) into something entirely their own, all the while becoming one of the most innovative, and polarizing bands in New York. “Trouble in Paradise”, the band’s third full-length release, expands on their forays into uncharted musical territory.
New Band from DOOMSDAY STUDENT and ALL LEATHER Members
Noise Rock pioneers, Eric Paul (Arab On Radar, Chinese Stars, Doomsday Student), Paul Vieira (Chinese Stars, Doomsday Student), and Nathan Joyner (Some Girls, All Leather, Hot Nerds) venture through uncharted territory with their new band, Psychic Graveyard. The band’s debut single, Dead In Different Places – exemplifies the raw tapestry of sounds that characterize the new endeavor. Nathan Joyner’s grinding synths and “found sound” buries the seed of each song deep into the fertile ground – while Paul Vieira’s manic, fuzzed-out guitars and Eric Paul’s obsessive lyrics shower the proceedings with equal parts sunshine and rain.