Steak Number Eight: Kosmokoma
Belgium’s post-metal awkward squad forge ahead
Still best known for their brilliant Dickhead video of a few years ago, Steak Number Eight seem to suffer for their laudable gift of not fitting in.
Kosmokoma once again showcases a band with a ludicrous amount of ideas and a vast amount of energy with which to implement them. They remain impossible to pin down: the opening Return Of The Kolomon skips from galloping mathcore to dreamy post-rock, and back again, with insouciant cheek and a tangible sense of ‘We’ve only just started!’