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Soundgarden, Silverfish, Swervedriver: Astoria, London

Barbara Ellen, New Musical Express, 21 July 1990

ARRIVING HALF way through Swervedriver's set I canter expectantly to the front hungry for my first encounter with Thrash Metal Sub Hardcore Pop Noise. I expect a thorough aural shafting. At the very least a smattering of sizzling adolescent chaos.

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