Elitist post EP Teaser
2013-07-05 by DatBeefPudding | 50 Comments

Progressive metalcore act Elitist have compiled teasers for all their new songs from their new upcoming EP entitled "Between the Balance". The teaser is available on youtube.

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

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Band Page: Elitist

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rapedbyelephants
July 5th 2013

294 Comments


cool another album full of breakdowns

DatBeefPudding
July 5th 2013

1292 Comments


none of their stuff has ever had THAT many breakdowns. besides when they do use breakdowns, they're usually pretty unique/creative sounding so i don't mind.


TheCollectiveFacade
July 5th 2013

654 Comments


"This is... the bomb .. pre-order"


--> northlane777


A7XEric
July 5th 2013

306 Comments


This band needs to break up and bring back The Fortune Teller. Don't care if it was a THA clone, they ruled.

bloc
July 5th 2013

34761 Comments


"This is the Elitist I know and love"

Dafuq is this?

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NonApplicable
July 5th 2013

1950 Comments


Dafuq is this?

The Trvth

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Winsomniac
July 5th 2013

7968 Comments


Dafuq wuzzat?

NonApplicable
July 5th 2013

1950 Comments


Product placement alert!

Look for the Chevrolet symbol in the band's logo.

bloc
July 5th 2013

34761 Comments


Holy crap you're right!

Corvettecore.

anklbitinmidget
July 5th 2013

21 Comments


wow.

This sounds fucking terrible.

rapedbyelephants
July 5th 2013

294 Comments


every song they have is almost ENTIRELY breakdowns.

DatBeefPudding
July 5th 2013

1292 Comments


it didnt sound like breakdowns to me. maybe i'm just fanboying hard here but it sounded pretty close to the elitist i know and love. good groovy riffage.

Volt2187
July 6th 2013

241 Comments


1:15 and 1:50 and the rest might as well have been breakdowns.

I honestly can't believe I made it through that. Can't imagine what listening to the whole album would be like.

O and the band name is worse than their music. Seriously, Elitist? *Facepalm*

NonApplicable
July 6th 2013

1950 Comments


I actually like the name.

It's relatable =)

JeetJeet
July 6th 2013

720 Comments


This is getting way too much hate.

DatBeefPudding
July 6th 2013

1292 Comments


agreed, but it's the internet, i'm not surprised.

besides these guys are getting a pretty big fanbase! i'm seeing them in canada in a few weeks

AtomicShane
July 6th 2013

1766 Comments


this soundss better than their single they released. now im fuckin stoked

NonApplicable
July 6th 2013

1950 Comments


They get hate because they sound like every other breakdown heavy band out there. Their songwriting isn't anything to write home about either.

trilogique21
July 6th 2013

386 Comments


thank god this is the internet or i'd slap the shit out of you nigga. the word breakdown has lost all
meaning apparently and refers to any metalcore band you dont like

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
July 6th 2013

10056 Comments


Not bad, may have to check this out.

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TheCollectiveFacade
July 6th 2013

654 Comments


getting a big fan base? the best stuff they ever did was long long ago in a place they will never reach again... lol

GarlicBreath
July 6th 2013

149 Comments


Elitist are taking over metal. Time to take down your Iron Maiden posters and donate your Metallica shirts to charity shops. Elitist are the future. I honestly can't wait for this

AtomicShane
July 6th 2013

1766 Comments


lol

CutMan
July 6th 2013

1778 Comments


If "breakdown" doesn't work for you, then how about this: They use the lowest open note on their guitar way too much. Even when they do tons of other fret work, they always return to chugging that open note as a starting point.

OPENFRETOPENFRETOPENFRET - COOL LICK OR CHORD - OPENFRETOPENFRETOPENFRET

Lots of bands like this do it, even bands I like, but it's just a fact. It limits, makes stuff samey. Fin.



MadMikeLove
July 6th 2013

652 Comments


oh my god get me the doctor because I have cancer.

SmokingTheClouds
July 6th 2013

639 Comments


If "breakdown" doesn't work for you, then how about this: They use the lowest open note on their guitar way too much. Even when they do tons of other fret work, they always return to chugging that open note as a starting point.

OPENFRETOPENFRETOPENFRET - COOL LICK OR CHORD - OPENFRETOPENFRETOPENFRET


Well, considering that definition is NOT the definition of a breakdown, at all; "breakdown" doesn't work for me.

I was expecting this too be atrocious based off of the comments here. I was a bit taken back when it wasn't. Nothing groundbreaking, but they are churning the wheel of the metalcore genre a tad.

I can finally enjoy the vocals. That only took two EP's.

erandolph90
July 6th 2013

184 Comments


If they didn't waylay on the bottom strings open all the time it might have a heavier impact. As is it doesn't sound terrible, but awfully boring. Pass, unless the rest of each of those songs is completely different.

climactic
July 6th 2013

18667 Comments


slightly cool, but i'm pretty much done with this style of music. album will probably be 3/5

SmokingTheClouds
July 6th 2013

639 Comments


O and the band name is worse than their music. Seriously, Elitist? *Facepalm*


LOL

every song they have is almost ENTIRELY breakdowns.


If something is entirely a breakdown, doesn't that mean it was never a breakdown?

CutMan
July 6th 2013

1778 Comments


SmokingTheClouds: I'm not saying that's the definition of a breakdown. I'm saying that's what others are trying to convey to you, because it's not terribly far off from a breakdown to never stop palm muting the open note.

DatBeefPudding
July 6th 2013

1292 Comments


i leave for a day and come back to nothing but rage and arguments. DAMN sputnik pls

CutMan
July 6th 2013

1778 Comments


It wasn't rage and arguments before you left?

DatBeefPudding
July 7th 2013

1292 Comments


i had hopes for elitist fan discussion ;_;

Durrzo
July 7th 2013

1098 Comments


Well that was shit

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NonApplicable
July 7th 2013

1950 Comments


the word breakdown has lost all meaning apparently and refers to any metalcore band you dont like

No, the word "breakdown" refers to the word "breakdown".

ohtheurgency
July 7th 2013

41 Comments


Listen to this, it's better

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxrlLHIQ7Jo

DatBeefPudding
July 7th 2013

1292 Comments


......no ^

JeetJeet
July 7th 2013

720 Comments


No urgency, that was completely terrible and laughably bad. I hope you get hit by a magical dick the next time you're behind the wheel of a car for posting that garbage.

DatBeefPudding
July 7th 2013

1292 Comments


that escalated quickly

NonApplicable
July 7th 2013

1950 Comments


He's obviously in the band. I hope he isn't one of the vocalists because they were both genuinely terrible.

DatBeefPudding
July 7th 2013

1292 Comments


lol^

ReAnimator
July 9th 2013

311 Comments


So mediocre, I can't even give these guys a proper listen

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SmokingTheClouds
July 10th 2013

639 Comments


LOL @ Urgency. Those vocals..... wow. Don't post that anywhere else for your bands sake.

The amount of negativity Elitist is getting is actually a bit surprising.

CutMan
July 10th 2013

1778 Comments


I honestly have no idea why it surprises you.

OverSlyZed
July 29th 2013

125 Comments


Wow....leaked..and I'm surprised...very solid stuff.

thespaceforthis
July 29th 2013

518 Comments


wats dis djentcore, gay

DatBeefPudding
July 29th 2013

1292 Comments


listening now, so far loving it

DatBeefPudding
July 29th 2013

1292 Comments


Return To Sender is actually so fucking good. like holy shit. might be one of my favourite elitist songs. the technical riffage satisfies my elitist craving

JeetJeet
July 29th 2013

720 Comments


Listening to the EP, and it really doesn't impress me that much at all. I mean it's not bad, but it PALES in comparison to Reshape Reason, which was amazing. Maybe it'll grow on me, but so far BTB is a 3.

DatBeefPudding
July 30th 2013

1292 Comments


so far it's a 3.5 for me, i dont think it pales but it's defs not as good.

might grow on me though, and it's still a solid release.



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