Hybrid Kid – Fallout (2021)

From their single ‘Freeze Frame‘ to ‘Coming Round Again‘, UK rockers Hybrid Kid are constantly on our radar. Not that I mind at all, it’s always grand to have something good to listen to. Nodding to the sounds of 80s punk, 90s grunge and contemporary alternative/indie-rock, Danny (vocals and guitar), Tim (bass) and Fabio (drums) bring a unique edge to their music. Gaining a cult following across the globe, these international performers have a reputation for engaging, enthusiastic and hard-hitting sounds. The latest addition to their discography is ‘Fallout’.



Described by Tom Robinson (BBC 6Music) as “…bloomin’ fantastic”, the lads are certainly charming critics; however, will they charm us with ‘Fallout’? Following the eclectic ‘Endless’, Hybrid Kid adopts a more upbeat tone in the latest track. Unlike ‘Endless’, the single does not show a distinctive movement from one genre to the other but that doesn’t mean they’ve lost their edge. In fact, the focused rock-infused single indicates an evolution and honing in Hybrid Kid’s sound directing it in the best way possible.

A guitar-driven single, ‘Fallout’ boasts several crescendos into catchy choruses and hard-hitting guitar riffs. Tim and Danny’s skills are duly noted but Fabio isn’t far behind. The crashing drums enhance the intensity of the track with a harmonic melodic flow. Once again, the brashness of Danny’s vocals incorporates a grittier, grungier quality contributing to the kaleidoscopic soundscape.

Overall, I love the song. Interweaving the vocal prowess of Ozzy Osbourne with The Ramones, Hybrid Kid is, as Robinson put it, “…bloomin’ fantastic.”

For more from Hybrid Kid check out their official website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Spotify.

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