Jesse Cash on ERRA's brutal new self-titled album: “We kept things technical while making it easy to follow”

Jesse Cash of ERRA
(Image credit: Ray Duker)

10 years since their debut album Impulse, and a smorgasbord of technically astounding riffs later, you might wonder whether ERRA have any territory left to explore. But with their self-titled fifth studio album, the Alabama quintet show – with a display of force – that they've barely scratched the surface.

From the intro of punishing opener Snowblood to the ambient textures of closer Memory Fiction, JT Cavey and co leave nothing off the table, deploying just about everything in their well-stocked creative arsenal.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.