New Architects Song
2012-05-23 by James Grant | 82 Comments

UK Metalcore act Architects have released a new track from their upcoming album 'Daybreaker'. The track is entitled 'Even If You Win, You're Still a Rat' and features Oliver Sykes of Bring Me the Horizon.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5Wrqi1KAmA

'Daybreaker' is set for release on May 28th.

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FearThyEvil9
May 23rd 2012

11399 Comments


Not bad.

wacknizzle
May 23rd 2012

11953 Comments


Good song, as is each heavy song on the album. The ambient tracks are a bit of a turn-off but their pretty great as well.

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ChuckyTruant
May 23rd 2012

15582 Comments


yum

oli sounds weak though

edit: I take this back

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RosaParks
May 23rd 2012

14592 Comments


yawn

ChuckyTruant
May 23rd 2012

15582 Comments


oh Rosa go keep listening to SYL

Fluttertrank
May 23rd 2012

16989 Comments


oli actually sounds better than usual. he doesnt sound like a fucking dog anymore. and song is
ok. sorta boring. not really sure what to think about this album so far.

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ChuckyTruant
May 23rd 2012

15582 Comments


yeah, actually I was just gonna say Oli's lows were pretty good. And someone on YouTube mentioned that Oli stopped doing the false-chord technique and starting using the fry technique.

Fluttertrank
May 23rd 2012

16989 Comments


yeah i saw that. even though now he sounds a lot like sam now

ChuckyTruant
May 23rd 2012

15582 Comments


yeah. And obv Sam uses fry as well

YouGotLucky
May 23rd 2012

943 Comments


Band sort of sucks.

EJinHD
May 23rd 2012

74 Comments


i thought Oli was for sure going to ruin this song.

I was wrong, he actually didnt sound half bad.

ChuckyTruant
May 23rd 2012

15582 Comments


agreed EJ

i had the same thoughts

GuanoBumbershoot
May 23rd 2012

1130 Comments


This is quite a bit better than I thought it would be. Vocals were passionate enough and the breakdown was integrated into the song well. Album may prove to be more than just average if it's consistant.

ChuckyTruant
May 23rd 2012

15582 Comments


Its different. But flows well

Devastator
May 23rd 2012

2276 Comments


Good song, nice to see Oli isnt forcing has growls anymore, not as low but they fit his vocal style.

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Fluttertrank
May 23rd 2012

16989 Comments


so who is going to be the new guitar player for these guys?

saucy
May 23rd 2012

342 Comments


One of the guitar players from Sylosis apparently.

Fluttertrank
May 23rd 2012

16989 Comments


ah yes! i though i wasn't the only one who heard that. i heard it was Josh Middleton

fuckthatnoise
May 23rd 2012

1479 Comments


band is so gay

JAXETA
May 23rd 2012

741 Comments


his vocals were quiet compared to sams

KSK1
May 23rd 2012

4051 Comments


Love the melodic part at the end.

manicmonkey
May 23rd 2012

446 Comments


Was that oli throughout the whole song? Sounded much better than his usual stuff

Fluttertrank
May 23rd 2012

16989 Comments


no it wasnt

jimmykidd
May 23rd 2012

521 Comments


oli was in that song?

JeetJeet
May 23rd 2012

662 Comments


Oli got outshined lol

BassDemon333
May 23rd 2012

3291 Comments


Oli sounds so fucking bad on this wtf

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ChuckyTruant
May 23rd 2012

15582 Comments


Nah

Cody11095
May 23rd 2012

34 Comments


I enjoyed Oli's part


ChuckyTruant
May 23rd 2012

15582 Comments


Same

JeetJeet
May 24th 2012

662 Comments


so who else has heard the new album?

lucasjcockcroft
May 24th 2012

3672 Comments


noooo why did oli change his screamssss. noooo
song is good.

BassDemon333
May 24th 2012

3291 Comments


I really hope he doesnt sound like that on the next BMTH album cause this style with high pitched screams on this song is not suiting him well

lucasjcockcroft
May 24th 2012

3672 Comments


i liked his dying dog screams, they sounded so emotional

Fluttertrank
May 24th 2012

16989 Comments


oli sounds better. how could anyone not like the change. he sucked before

lucasjcockcroft
May 24th 2012

3672 Comments


nah

Devastator
May 24th 2012

2276 Comments


He forced his screams so much, especially his growls. He was tearing his vocal chords apart, I like the new vocals because he's screaming within his range more now.

YouthCat
May 24th 2012

261 Comments


I thought oli sounded pretty bad too, but so does drew on 'Outsider Heart'. I think its the production.

wacknizzle
May 24th 2012

11953 Comments


The way oli screams on this song fits the part well imo, it's a nice change up from sam.

Rowan5215
May 24th 2012

20474 Comments


Fucking Bring Me the Horizon. So goddamn shit. Nice song though.

Winsomniac
May 24th 2012

7941 Comments


Oooh I actually like this.

VanitySeason
May 24th 2012

396 Comments


holy shit, oli sounds so fucking different

i dig it

Alucard125
May 24th 2012

532 Comments


One of my least favorite tracks off the album. Sam's voice is perfectly good, I dont know why they feel the need to include extra singers sometimes...just dont feel like they add anything to the songs.

Owantjaaaa
May 24th 2012

2807 Comments


Boring

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DoubtGin
May 24th 2012

6687 Comments


bet this blows

immortalizepain
May 24th 2012

375 Comments


I didn't notice Oli's part when I first listened to it. Kinda good.

BigPleb
May 24th 2012

28825 Comments


This is solid, nothing more nothing less.

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Timmons
May 24th 2012

561 Comments


so surprised by oli's lows. his new style of screaming is getting better. looking forward to the new record

BigPleb
May 24th 2012

28825 Comments


It's still on YouTube I think, its good shit.

immortalizepain
May 24th 2012

375 Comments


The album leaked a long time ago.

PleasantBusiness
May 24th 2012

19 Comments


Didnt like it as much as these colours dont run but still good. Oli was fine.

botb
May 24th 2012

9288 Comments


oli was in that song? [2]

MuhNamesTyler
May 24th 2012

3040 Comments


Still haven't heard a riff that compares to basically anything on Hollow Crown

JeetJeet
May 24th 2012

662 Comments


The whole new album is basically Hollow Crown/Here and Now worship.

lucasjcockcroft
May 24th 2012

3672 Comments


^well considering those are the bands last two albums, that doesnt surprise me.

"Still haven't heard a riff that compares to basically anything on Hollow Crown"

well good thing this is daybreaker


PurpleDino
May 24th 2012

2948 Comments


this is less boring than some of their other stuff

J0ckstrapsFTW
May 24th 2012

3585 Comments


This is pretty tasty

botb
May 24th 2012

9288 Comments


i hate the inclusion of cleans in every fucking song

nash1311
May 24th 2012

1752 Comments


The end ruled though. Post Oli was cool.

NonApplicable
May 25th 2012

1830 Comments


Josh Middleton is not the new permanent replacement. He's just filling in for their tour.

ChuckyTruant
May 25th 2012

15582 Comments


^ this is true

BigPleb
May 25th 2012

28825 Comments


Josh is way too skilled to become their full time guitarist, also it would probably result in a massive change of sound in Architects' music if this did happen.

ChuckyTruant
May 25th 2012

15582 Comments


Yeah agreed. Well idk what being skilled has to with it. Have you heard Nightmares?

BigPleb
May 25th 2012

28825 Comments


Too good for Architects I mean, coming from a Sylosis fanboy, though.

Yeah, enjoyed it but Ruin is my favourite Architects release.

ChuckyTruant
May 25th 2012

15582 Comments


Ahhh gotcha lol.

BigPleb
May 25th 2012

28825 Comments


Come on Chuck, Ruin kills Hollow Crown with ease.

Never understood why most users think it's their magnum opus.

ChuckyTruant
May 25th 2012

15582 Comments


For me it's

HC - 5
Nightmares - 4.5
Ruin - 4
THAN - 3

So they are pretty close

JeetJeet
May 25th 2012

662 Comments


Architects with Sylosis-esque riffing would probably sound awesome as fuck.

I wish Sam had his Ruin-screaming range back. He had some pretty sick screams on that album. Just listen to Low and tell me he didn't sound ballsy as fuck on that song.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
May 25th 2012

20249 Comments


I actually like THAN more than Daybreaker

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Apollo
May 25th 2012

10085 Comments


terrible song, this album is shaping up to be very average

AdamK
May 26th 2012

987 Comments


oli sounds like sam except not as good. Song is pretty cool though at least its heavier

lucasjcockcroft
May 26th 2012

3672 Comments


lol sam didnt scream on ruin

BigPleb
May 26th 2012

28825 Comments


Sam's vocals are a shadow of what they used to be.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
May 26th 2012

20249 Comments


unfortunately

JeetJeet
May 26th 2012

662 Comments


lol Sam did scream on Ruin

Spec
May 26th 2012

26846 Comments


Yeah Apollo the albums alright.

KSK1
May 26th 2012

4051 Comments


I've pretty much decided that I don't really like this band besides like 2 songs and that will probably never change. Haven't listened to Daybreaker yet but it's probably not even worth it.

Ire
May 26th 2012

41472 Comments


wow this band just continues to revolutionize metalcore with each new album i mean wow how is this possible


ChuckyTruant
May 26th 2012

15582 Comments


lol sam didnt scream on ruin


haha tha fuck he did

Fluttertrank
May 26th 2012

16989 Comments


lol.

but yeah sam is not as good as he was on ruin.

ChuckyTruant
May 27th 2012

15582 Comments


best in HC IMO

Fluttertrank
May 27th 2012

16989 Comments


not surprised douche.



jk

Spec
May 27th 2012

26846 Comments


HC and Nightmares fuck yeah.



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