3 new Of Mice & Men songs
2012-07-21 by simonpettersen | 63 Comments

Rise Records have uploaded the remaining 3 unreleased songs ("The Flood", "The Calm" and "The Storm") from Of Mice & Men's upcoming reissue of "The Flood", which will be released on July 24th. The reissue includes the original "The Flood" album as well as the 3 tracks mentioned above, their new single "The Depths" as well as the iTunes bonus track "When You Can't Sleep at Night".

"The Flood" on YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cgQSTv38_c&feature=g-all-u

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TooLateToGoBack
July 21st 2012

1762 Comments


CHUGGA CHUGGA CHOO CHOO

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bloc
July 21st 2012

34780 Comments


While I do think the idea of reissuing this is pointless, the new songs aren't bad.

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theacademy
Staff Reviewer
July 21st 2012

28466 Comments


do these songs have the singer on it

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ILJ
July 21st 2012

6666 Comments


Are these anything like The Depths? If they are, I'm staying far away from this.

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
July 21st 2012

28466 Comments


^this

silentstar
July 21st 2012

2246 Comments


@theacademy, was wondering the same thing, but none of them do. The Storm is probably the best among the three though, has a Blessed with a Curse vibe.

bloc
July 21st 2012

34780 Comments


Yeah, I like The Storm the most. The Flood reminds me of some modern era Slipknot shit.

loveisamixtape
July 21st 2012

5952 Comments


the flood sounds super slipknot influenced

RosaParks
July 21st 2012

14863 Comments


i want new music with aaron in it he is so cute and good at singing

lucasjcockcroft
July 21st 2012

3706 Comments


these arnt bad. but i miss the old epic cheesy breakdowns

henryChinaski
July 21st 2012

2733 Comments


boring

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MMX
July 21st 2012

4798 Comments


i want new music with aaron in it he is so cute and good at singing [2]


Satellite
July 21st 2012

20728 Comments


these pussies have probably never even read steinbeck

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theacademy
Staff Reviewer
July 21st 2012

28466 Comments


hahahah

sloppy777
July 21st 2012

22 Comments


"The depths" sounds so horrible. Basic guitar riffs... CHUG CHUG CHUG... Scene kid says... "Thats awesome!!" haha

TomAkaVeto
July 21st 2012

1624 Comments


"Yeah, I like The Storm the most. The Flood reminds me of some modern era Slipknot shit."


"the flood sounds super slipknot influenced"

I think you're both referring to the song The Depths. The Flood was their last album, which sounded nothing like Slipknot.


Evanpowers
July 21st 2012

90 Comments


^didn't even read the news post. I wish they would keep stuff like this off the news board though, this really isn't metal at all

simonpettersen
July 21st 2012

272 Comments


"I think you're both referring to the song The Depths. The Flood was their last album, which sounded nothing like Slipknot."

No, If you'd read the news post you'd see that the reissue includes the title track, which wasn't on the original release.

ChuckyTruant
July 21st 2012

15710 Comments


Yep

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ChuckyTruant
July 21st 2012

15710 Comments


"^didn't even read the news post. I wish they would keep stuff like this off the news board though, this really isn't metal at all"

Why does it have to be metal? Fucking lol

InsecureGorilla
July 21st 2012

16 Comments


soulfly-core

new stuff sucks, and I actually enjoyed the album.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
July 21st 2012

21791 Comments


The Storm is brilliant

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ILJ
July 21st 2012

6666 Comments


The Storm is brilliant [2]

Yeah that song fucking slays, and The Calm does too as the companion to it. But The Depths and The Flood are pretty bad.

NonApplicable
July 21st 2012

1951 Comments


I rather liked the "The Flood" and "The Storm". More than most of the album. Sounds like the band have progressed to me.

Shiduba
July 21st 2012

424 Comments


The Depths is not that good, but The Storm and The Flood are definitely better, especially The Storm is great. They're not as good as the songs on The Flood but they're refreshing and I'm definitely interested in what they are able to do with the next full-length.

MacWeener
July 21st 2012

288 Comments


These new songs are better than the rest of the album

TomAkaVeto
July 21st 2012

1624 Comments


"No, If you'd read the news post you'd see that the reissue includes the title track, which wasn't on the original release."

Yeah...I just realized that. Oh well, whatever.

Evanpowers
July 21st 2012

90 Comments


I thought that this was on the metal news board, as I don't usually even go to the site's home page. Either way, everyone I know of that listens to this thinks it's metal. That was what I was trying to establish, but I was wrong. As were other people on this same thread. "Fucking lol" sounds like something my little nephew would say

synysterend
July 21st 2012

44 Comments


New tracks sound great so far, "The Storm" is definitely badass

Weathered
July 21st 2012

74 Comments


I thought that this was on the metal news board, as I don't usually even go to the site's home page. Either way, everyone I know of that listens to this thinks it's metal. That was what I was trying to establish, but I was wrong. As were other people on this same thread. "Fucking lol" sounds like something my little nephew would say


Holy shit you are like a one man circlejerk.

jackalope11
July 21st 2012

330 Comments


The Storm is excellent, and I actually like The Depths, it was just a minute and a half too long. I don't know, I've got a soft spot for these guys, no matter how many chugs they end up chugging

nash1311
July 22nd 2012

1754 Comments


A few were good. A few were ok. Pretty standard for them

ThomasTheCure
July 22nd 2012

284 Comments


they're all meh, as expected.

Satellite
July 22nd 2012

20728 Comments


you're pretty goddamn dumb if you listened to all 3 after expecting them to be meh

KILL
July 22nd 2012

71546 Comments


shit

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pmmets07
July 22nd 2012

5865 Comments


3 new zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

loveisamixtape
July 22nd 2012

5952 Comments


they were all pretty slightly above average

the storm has it's moments

DreamAgain
July 22nd 2012

251 Comments


The storm is the best song, prety good. other song is average.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
July 22nd 2012

21791 Comments


I wish they would keep stuff like this off the news board though, this really isn't metal at all

congrats you said two really dumb things in one sentence

how is this not metal?

peartnoy
July 22nd 2012

1170 Comments


Not horrible but Austin's vocals are annoying as fuck after a while. The first riff in ''The Flood'' is pretty m/ and the music in ''The Storm'' is great though.

J0ckstrapsFTW
July 22nd 2012

3652 Comments


Ya storm rules

Evreaia
July 22nd 2012

4022 Comments


Meh

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MarkTheDead
July 22nd 2012

649 Comments


The Storm is pretty fun.

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wacknizzle
July 22nd 2012

12997 Comments


This reissue makes no sense. First off it's only one year later. None of the bonus songs are very good(apparently not even worthy of being on the same disc as the rest). It sounds like OM&M weren't capable of creating a full length album without Shayley and this would buy them some time. I could be wrong but they were promising a new album.

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Brumas
July 22nd 2012

118 Comments


When they found their new vocalist to replace Shayley they decided to start the new album from scratch and release these four songs as bonuses independent of the new album.

wacknizzle
July 22nd 2012

12997 Comments


I guess without Shay they were going for an all screaming sound like the 4 new tracks on the reissue but since they got a new clean vocalist their going back to the old sound.

ChuckyTruant
July 22nd 2012

15710 Comments


Hmmm

lucasjcockcroft
July 22nd 2012

3706 Comments


they dont have a new clean singer, hes just filling in for warped

BlackLlama
July 23rd 2012

1653 Comments


Incorrect, Aaron from Jamie's Elsewhere has officially joined. Not sure which sucks worse though, as I loved the fuck out of the last JE release and was looking forward to their new stuff.

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Kyyzen
July 23rd 2012

190 Comments


"The Storm is brilliant [2]

Yeah that song fucking slays, and The Calm does too as the companion to it. But The Depths and The
Flood are pretty bad."

Are you kidding me? That was one of the worst things I have ever heard. The vocals don't save
anything on here only make it worse... not only that most of the screaming doesn't even go along with
the music at all whatsoever... It's like the music is playing and the screamer is just screaming for
no reason.

Kyyzen
July 23rd 2012

190 Comments


"congrats you said two really dumb things in one sentence

how is this not metal?"

Because, it's more punk than metal.

ChuckyTruant
July 23rd 2012

15710 Comments


lol

TomAkaVeto
July 23rd 2012

1624 Comments


"Fucking lol sounds like something my little nephew would say"

Tell your nephew to stop swearing.


ChuckyTruant
July 23rd 2012

15710 Comments


I like these and Idc

#genericmetalcorelives

lucasjcockcroft
July 23rd 2012

3706 Comments


where, besides wiki, does it say aaron as officially joined? they havent announced anything on their FB page

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
July 23rd 2012

21791 Comments


Because, it's more punk than metal.

um

omgraptors
July 23rd 2012

813 Comments


miss i may, memphis may fire, attack attack, a world alive....i'm so tired of these johnny come-lately metalcore bands.

exportnow
July 23rd 2012

78 Comments


MMF is good.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
July 24th 2012

21791 Comments


Not that much

tresm87
July 24th 2012

749 Comments


once again they sound nothing like slipknot

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bennyola09
July 24th 2012

249 Comments


So Aaron is officially (unofficially) in the band? I thought it'd be hard to find a replacement for Shayley but at Warped Aaron filled in flawlessly (perhaps even better since he screamed some parts as well). Really hope he's on the next album.

jackalope11
July 24th 2012

330 Comments


Aaron was fucking incredible at Warped. I've never been so impressed with a touring band member.

BlackLlama
July 30th 2012

1653 Comments


where, besides wiki, does it say aaron as officially joined? they havent announced anything on their FB page

Both Aaron and JE have announced in on their pages. JE said they will release the stuff they recorded with Aaron but they are moving forward with a new singer. OM&M are heading into the studio to start laying down new stuff with Aaron. Love of hate the scene, he has an excellent voice and you are doing yourself a disservice if you haven't checked out 'They Said A Storm Was Coming' by Jamie's Elsewhere.



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