Deathcrush deliver a amalgam of noise rock, indie and alternative rock on their debut album Megazone. Neither nostalgic or history-less, Megazone soundtracks the present day mess we’ve made for us selves. The name Megazone might be referencing the 90s lazer tag game, or MegaZone23, the Japanese animated TV-series or its 2000s video game version, to which the Matrix bears strong similarities. The track Ego,
Maybe it’s a very Deathcrush way of (lazer-)pointing to Descartes’ Evil Demon, where the perceived world might be a comprehensive illusion created to deceive us. Maybe it is a rally cry. A status report? Maybe the songs are all questions we should be able to answer by now.
The lyrics on Megazone can often be interpreted both interpersonal and as a comment on current and recurring issues. With titles like Ego, Dumb and State Of The Union, ignorance, the games we play, how where and to whom.