Though San Diego quartet Dredg has toured with Taste of Chaos and major-label metal acts like Hoobastank and Deftones, their atmospheric, undulating sound defies easy categorization. Their willowy guitar drones are melodic enough for post-grunge radio rock, though the arrangements waver, dip, and swerve like a spacey prog act, and Gavin Hayes' dramatic swooning tenor suggests emo. While there are flashes of sinew throughout their catalog, they most often resemble Thrice's more sedate recent material, proffering a creamy soaring dreaminess. Since forming in '93, they've released a trio of concept LPs for Interscope, the last... More >>>