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AStableReference
November 17th 2012


1908 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5 | Sound Off

But I have no sense of humor!

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sixdegrees
November 17th 2012


17190 Comments


the best humor is unintentional

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Shuyin
November 17th 2012


11831 Comments


'Hacktivist are a metal band from the United Kingdom, best known for combining elements of grime and technical metal, alsoknown as "djent"'

dafuq

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KjSwantko
November 17th 2012


9443 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0 | Sound Off

Yes! the average is down to 2.5, even better.

jayjay21
November 24th 2012


2 Comments

Album Rating: 1.0

this is pretty poor, the lyrics are shocking and the riffs are pretty bad

DotEight
November 29th 2012


5593 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

The riffs actually aren't anything terrible, though they dont break any new ground. Timfy James can shred when he wants, but this nu-metal-djent sound doesnt work. Unlike Us is the only song where they've kind of got a niche, and the rest is just fucking garbage.

KjSwantko
November 29th 2012


9443 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0 | Sound Off

Averagely good instruments with some homo rapping on top. THIS ALBUM - CAN - SUCK- MY -DICK>

DotEight
November 29th 2012


5593 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

He should have stuck with Heart of a Coward.

Snoodnoodler
March 3rd 2013


1 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I don't understand the vitriolic hate towards this album. Well, I guess I do when considering the knee-jerk disdain and cynicism towards anything that is obviously marketed commercially in a blanket fashion, because this music has mass appeal and is approachable to casual listeners. "Mainstream" seems to be such a dirty word among true appreciators of music when it doesn't have to be.

Is it groundbreaking? No. Is the musicianship considerable? No. Are the "emcees" superbly talented? Definitely no. But it's quite entertaining and catchy. My one problem with the album is that two of the signature tracks, "Hacktivist," and "Unlike Us," are carbon copies of one another. Almost in a nauseating, Nickelback kind of way. But "Cold Shoulders" was easy to get into, as was "Blades" and "Hacktivist" for me, personally. I don't think much of "Unlike Us;" too similar to the aforementioned other track and just bland.

Novelty is ok, folks. Appreciate it for what it is rather than what it isn't; I doubt anyone who gave it a favorable review thought it was going to change the face of music, hahaha.

Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
March 3rd 2013


21454 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Forgot this existed tbh

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sixdegrees
March 3rd 2013


17190 Comments


djent is now mainstream

ok

Omeggia
March 23rd 2013


123 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

Their lyrics are too lolbad to even begin to take them seriously.



DallyLama
April 3rd 2013


1074 Comments

Album Rating: 1.0

just when i thought djent couldnt get worse

weeniebeenie
April 19th 2013


5 Comments


Sputnikmusic.com, the home of the most closed minded music fans on the planet.

SeaOfNovacaine
May 7th 2013


26 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

i actually really like Enter Shikari, but I agree, this is just kinda average/middle of the road

SitarHero
June 9th 2013


4698 Comments


Just saw a video of the band playing 'Niggas in Paris' IN Paris. Way better than the original.

InbredJed
June 9th 2013


6074 Comments


@Snoodnoodler: nice first comment

Owantjaaaa
June 28th 2013


3329 Comments


protip: we have a djent tag now

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DotEight
June 28th 2013


5593 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

Band sucks.

Drummerboy123
August 12th 2013


2367 Comments


Lol this aint even bad, people just 1ing for djent.

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