“Pardoner can’t stop saving us from ‘blah’ punk. That’s what Uncontrollable Salvation means, right? Or maybe Pardoner’s some kind of Judge Dredd, a combination of judge, jury and savior whenever a perp is making lame punk crossed with ’90s alt-rock. In any case, the San Francisco band’s debut album is a muscle spasm of Polvo’s weirdo heft and Dinosaur Jr.’s slacker fuzz, set to a disaffected punk squall. It’s a blessing that bludgeons, much like this title track that simultaneously squeals with nasty delight and catchy corkscrew hooks.” – NPR
Boston’s notoriously forlorn sludge rock trio. – Pitchfork
Loud fuzzy punk from Lawndale, California. We sound like the unwanted bastard children of 90’s rock making unwarranted angry noise.
We are a band that is usually loud but also sometimes quiet.