I’ve no idea why, but for some reason I believed Mallory Knox to be a metal band. Perhaps it was the name, taken from Juliette Lewis psychotic character from movie Natural Born Killers. When I went to iTunes and had a run through the previews of Signals I was surprised to find an artist that sounded nothing like I expected them to, though based on the previews I took the plunge and purchased the album right away. Sometimes these gambles can be a bit hit and miss, but thankfully this one has paid off in spades.
Genre wise, they are in actual fact one of the increasingly popular young English bands from a genre I’m considering classifying as “post-emo”. Now before you let out a sigh and close this page down, let me explain that logic. Continue reading