Page 3 of 6
Periodically, Norman Brannon will post a song of theirs to serve as a high-profile reminder of just how good this group was. He’s in a good position to know: his old band Texas Is The Reason occupied one side of a split seven inch with them. Led by vocalist Vanessa Downing, Samuel roared through blistering punk rock with abundant attitude and spot-on instincts as to when a bit of dissonance would come in handy. They released a handful of EPs during their time as a band, but those EPs contain music that’s aged impressively well.