2020

"Eight Rounds Rapid are the real-deal. Music made out of necessity. I love their work. It’s drama, humour, anger, precision and character.  Fire and skill.  Words and music. Life and death. Here and now..."

Ged Babey

10/10

— Louder than War

"Very few groups bestride the old and the new like a time-travelling colossus in the way ERR do..."

David Quantick

9/10

— Classic Rock Magazine

"One of the country's most vital contemporary guitar wielding combos..."

Phil Alexander

4/5

— Mojo

"A class act."

Russ Bestley

9/10

— Vive le Rock

"Animated, cohesive, and yet blurred at the edges with the ferocity and colour of movement. They are a fireball of abrasive musicality and brain food lyrics, and the combination brings a gripping, propulsive momentum like The Fast & The Furious but written by Charles Dickens and illustrated by William Hogarth.

Paul F. Cook

Joyzine

2017

2013

"This is fucking great".

Nick Tesco

 

9/10

Vive le Rock

"Eight Rounds Rapid sound like every kind of punk... but mostly they remind you of nobody but themselves ".

David Quantick

7/10

— Classic Rock

"Edgy, drugged-up thug punk. Loss Leader

is Thames Estuary crude given a vital contemporary twist. Invest now." 
8/10 

Uncut

 

"David Alexander's quick-fire Essex drawl conveys barbed verse worthy of John Cooper Clarke or Mark E. Smith" 
4/5
  
Mojo

 

"Thrashing the moody cut-and-shut Mk1 Capri of Essex geezer rock like they stole

it. a welcome blast of no-frills, bullshit-free excitement that can only be deadly live." 
7/10
 
Classic Rock

"Promising debut album from Southend R&B ruffians Eight Rounds Rapid ".

8/10

— Louder than War

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