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jayz0ned
January 15th 2014


124 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I liked "The Parade of Ashes"... Mostly because its located after the most djent-y song of the bunch. Pretty average EP, I'll probably only listen to 2 of the songs more than once, whereas I liked most of PII.

Progger6009
January 15th 2014


1130 Comments


"But I don't think we should have expected anything different, since the group has advertised it as such since this thing was announced in the first place"

Im pretty sure that the band did not advertise this EP as a hit or miss if thats what your referring to.

SitarHero
January 15th 2014


4848 Comments


Pale Aura is definitely the standout of the lot. Pretty damn sweet tune.

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
January 15th 2014


10410 Comments


Wogger- my point is that Periphery made it clear (hehe) that this record was gonna be a project with songs written from all members, and that the tunes didn't share many characteristics other than simply being released at the same time

SitarHero
January 15th 2014


4848 Comments


Actually, there's supposed to be a unifying melodic or conceptual theme running through the songs or something like that. A concept album of sorts, but just written by different people separately.

Progger6009
January 15th 2014


1130 Comments


Omaha - Good point mayne. It just seemed different from the way you explained it.

fromtheinside
January 15th 2014


19389 Comments


this band is still around
wtf

Durrzo
January 15th 2014


1165 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0 | Sound Off

Uh they're kind of huge, so yes, they are still around.



Everything here pretty much sucks, I really REALLY hope they step the fuck up on the upcoming full length album.

Diglett
January 15th 2014


1505 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

theyre around and much more popular than Entombed yeah ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

titanslayer
January 15th 2014


2164 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

This is really disappointing

Diglett
January 15th 2014


1505 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

im surprised everyone dislikes it this much, what are the main reasons?

Calc
January 15th 2014


12525 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0 | Sound Off

changing musical tastes or initial repulsion

Diglett
January 15th 2014


1505 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

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fromtheinside
January 15th 2014


19389 Comments


very intelligent conversation i've walked into lets see how this plays out

Durrzo
January 15th 2014


1165 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0 | Sound Off

Well for one, and I say this as someone who has defended Spencer's vocals since day one, his vocals

are total shit on this, with a few exceptions. There are sooo many vocal effects and every single one

of them is total garbage. And he doesn't have any good/memorable/enjoyable in any way melodies. He

just kind of sucked ass here.



Then there's the fact that most of the songs sound like typical Periphery material, but worse. And

then the songs that don't sound like Periphery material, like The Parade of Ashes, are just god awful.

The only song I enjoy at all is Feed The Ground, and that's just because it's pretty catchy,

it's definitely not anything special.

titanslayer
January 15th 2014


2164 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

very intelligent conversation i've walked into lets see how this plays out [2]

Diglett
January 15th 2014


1505 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

i agree on most of the points youve made, i just dont feel as strongly about them (plus i kinda like Parade of Ashes)

Calc
January 15th 2014


12525 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0 | Sound Off

lol honestly parade of ashes is the most catchy to me, I've never minded spencer's vox but i think he has unique melodies

Diglett
January 15th 2014


1505 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

i love his voice personally, and i can also see that for a periphery album, Parade hardly fits

id be much happier if they released these unofficially, but im sure theyll cash a phat check in the end anyway

zxlkho
January 15th 2014


3476 Comments


this band is a thing that exists



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