Stream the new Protest The Hero album
2013-10-18 by dbilidb | 59 Comments

Protest The Hero are streaming their upcoming album, Volition, ahead of its October 29th release. A lyric video for the track 'A Life Embossed' can also can be watched on YouTube.

Stream the album here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppwWGTgGMMQ

Watch the lyric video for 'A Life Embossed' here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMc0Hb-dSUc

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MadMikeLove
October 18th 2013

651 Comments


Tilting against Windmills is so boring. Will comment back with every song opinion lol.

Cipieron
October 18th 2013

3508 Comments


you really don't like Tilting Against Windmills? i actually really dig that song.



whole album rules really. i honestly couldn't name one bad track. this might be their best album (or at least most consistent)

DatBeefPudding
October 18th 2013

929 Comments


damn, album goes hard

MadMikeLove
October 18th 2013

651 Comments


Kezia will always be best.

4 songs in and it's a 3.3 for me. Without prejudice was solid

EDIT: so was yellow teeth

TheNexus100
October 18th 2013

2364 Comments


huge nostalgia band for me. first two albums are pretty fun but scurrilous was godawful and so is this. absolute shit

Digging: Thou - Heathen

MadMikeLove
October 18th 2013

651 Comments


both this and scurrilous are both underwhelming agreed. They're not trash though.

EDIT: so far tilting through windmills all the way through plato's Tribawls just blends together.
Really boring meat of the album. also lol how rody screams so much on a life embossed, when all he
did when they toured on scurrilous was talk about how much screaming sucks. His cleans are so
uninspired on this album. Going down to a 2.5. first two songs are great but thats it. also Rody's
vocals are way the fuck too loud. also why are the drum cymbals so fucking low in the mix, yet the
snare is loud as shit cmon people.

EDIT 2: mist is pretty cool

EDIT 3: Propagandhi guest spot!

weedblunt
October 18th 2013

414 Comments


Zoop zoop suck it haters! This band is just´╗┐ another rip of Periphery. Fuck them, Periphery came first and Periphery rule all. Even Meshuggah. If you disagree you're an immature idiet.

Digging: Trophy Scars - Holy Vacants

3ddie
October 18th 2013

81 Comments


fucking good album. Much better than Scurrilous.

Much varied and full of great instrumental stuff (and of course Rody still kicks ass vocally), even if being lyrically shitty sometimes.

Plato's Tripartite, Without Prejudice, Drumhead Trial and Clarity are great. If there is one track I didn't like, its A Life Embossed... so many good ideas done in a messy way.

Cipieron
October 18th 2013

3508 Comments


lol i don't even know what to say to that weedblunt... i mean kudos for liking Periphery, i dig them too... but come on man


anyway.. this will probably end up in my top 5 for the year. definitely top 10 even if it slides some

MosesMalone
October 18th 2013

1823 Comments


I'm thirty minutes in I think, and it's a drag how boring this is. Rody singing really dumb lyrics really fucking loudly over boring tech shit for most of it. I dunno, maybe it's just cuz it's on YouTube.

MadMikeLove
October 18th 2013

651 Comments


this album is a hard 2.5 very underwhelming. Rody is so boring on this one and he's way the fuck too loud.

Cipieron
October 18th 2013

3508 Comments


MadMikeLove, do you like this album?

paradox1216
October 18th 2013

331 Comments


perfection. nothing else to be said

Digging: Animals As Leaders - The Joy of Motion

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
October 18th 2013

7776 Comments


same

Digging: Kettle Rebellion - Kettle Rebellion

bloc
October 18th 2013

34489 Comments


This kills

Digging: Gamma Ray - Empire of the Undead

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
October 18th 2013

7776 Comments


me 2

weirdWOLF
October 19th 2013

25 Comments


Weedblunt, that has to be a joke, right? PTH have been around like 4 years longer than Periphery and if you think Periphery own Meshuggah, you may need to reevaluate, man.

MadMikeLove
October 19th 2013

651 Comments


thats a quote from a youtube comment

Fieryfenderz
October 19th 2013

1373 Comments


This is so goddamn good.

Digging: The Delicious Bread Collection - Make Love Wheat Bread

Dancedrewdance
October 19th 2013

145 Comments


yeah weedblunt is kidding its a youtube comment haha

TheFantasticDangler
October 19th 2013

1144 Comments


no fortress or kezia, but better than scurrilous.

SarcasticBastardV2
October 19th 2013

53 Comments


Is the immature iDiet the one with candy, cakes, and chips? Because it sounds delicious.

NonApplicable
October 19th 2013

1825 Comments


I wish the guitar work was closer to Fortress but it's too early to pass judgement on the record.

dante1991
October 19th 2013

478 Comments


Album's great, but I really miss the screams - they seem to have lost a bit of the hard edge now. I'm enjoying this, but tbh it just sounds like "Scurrilous Part 2" to me on 1st listen

Digging: Sonata Arctica - Winterheart's Guild

JS19
October 19th 2013

3617 Comments


As good as Scurrilous. AKA all right. Disappointed tbh

Digging: Mono / World's End Girlfriend - Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

jacobybelgium
October 19th 2013

60 Comments


After multiple listens this grew on me... I like it a lot now. Totally digging yellow teeth and onward

BigPleb
October 19th 2013

28265 Comments


This is actually decent.

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
October 19th 2013

5610 Comments


Album slays. The vocalist has character.

Digging: Mekong Delta - In A Mirror Darkly

BigPleb
October 19th 2013

28265 Comments


A little too eclectic at times, vocals still grate on me.

Funeralopolis
October 19th 2013

10427 Comments


"Album's great, but I really miss the screams - they seem to have lost a bit of the hard edge now. I'm enjoying this, but tbh it just sounds like "Scurrilous Part 2" to me on 1st listen"

Did you even listen to it? This album probably has the most harsh vocals of any PTH album.

Digging: D/P/I - 08.DD.15

3ddie
October 19th 2013

81 Comments


Just listen to A Life Embossed.... thats some harsh vocal shit.


from Clarity to Plato's Tripartite the album is just perfect... Im still growing on the second half

YouthCat
October 19th 2013

261 Comments


Album is pretty damn good. Which is pretty surprising given how bad Scurrilous was. Love the Sequoia Throne throwback in Animal Bones

Uqnivde
October 19th 2013

55 Comments


Not a fan of the sound on this, it's so sterile and clean.

Durrzo
October 19th 2013

1027 Comments


"Love the Sequoia Throne throwback in Animal Bones"

That part made me way more happy than it should have, but whatever.

DatBeefPudding
October 19th 2013

929 Comments


rody stepped it up a ton on his harsh vocals, damn!

NonApplicable
October 19th 2013

1825 Comments


Did you even listen to it? This album probably has the most harsh vocals of any PTH album.

Pot calling the kettle black

Ulsufyring
October 20th 2013

1725 Comments


the lyrics are figuratively the worst thing ever

paradox1216
October 20th 2013

331 Comments


This album does NOT have the most harsh vocals of any PTH, not at all.

But the ones that are there are amazing so that's fine

ShadowRemains
October 20th 2013

19425 Comments


whoa shit essence sighting

ProjectFreak
October 20th 2013

1152 Comments


weedblunt for comment of the year

Digging: The Hotelier - Home, Like NoPlace Is There

MrxSelfxDestruct
October 20th 2013

494 Comments


Album is phenomenal

italianStallion
October 20th 2013

150 Comments


It sounds like they combined elements from every album they've written and mixed it together. Will probably listen to 10 times and then get addicted to it like every PTH release.

Fortress will always be the best though

DatBeefPudding
October 20th 2013

929 Comments


Kezia would like a word with you ^

swordsforhands
October 20th 2013

340 Comments


Haven't had the time to listen to this in full yet, doing so now.

italianStallion
October 20th 2013

150 Comments


Listened a few more times. Definitely dig this more than Kezia and Scurrilous. I'm hearing a lot of very major-y pop-prog melodies everywhere which is pretty fun. The classical outro to mist is AWESOME. It's really impressive how much the riffs have improved from scurrilous too.

Spec
October 20th 2013

26833 Comments


Mist is amazing. Makes me feel.

StrizzMatik
October 20th 2013

3158 Comments


Really solid shit right here

Spec
October 20th 2013

26833 Comments


Pretty cool they would do an entire song about Newfoundland haha.

someguest
October 20th 2013

18831 Comments


I'd rather stream my piss into the face of andcas's girlfriend.

Digging: BABYMETAL - Babymetal

DatBeefPudding
October 21st 2013

929 Comments


dude when you troll that blatantly no one finds it funny, just sad ^

someguest
October 21st 2013

18831 Comments


How'd you know I was crying?

ShadowRemains
October 21st 2013

19425 Comments


actually that was pretty funny if i must say

someguest
October 21st 2013

18831 Comments


I take it he didn't get the reference.

If you get blueballs on the Internet Beef, it's your own damn fault.

DatBeefPudding
October 21st 2013

929 Comments


i just dont get why you're bringing the cat fight to other threads really >>

someguest
October 21st 2013

18831 Comments


I'm trying to upset you.

DatBeefPudding
October 21st 2013

929 Comments


well im not upset lol, i literally just told you i found it sad >>

someguest
October 21st 2013

18831 Comments


Sadness is a negative emotion.

UPSET COMPLETE.

DatBeefPudding
October 21st 2013

929 Comments


oh you

swordsforhands
October 21st 2013

340 Comments


Mist is awesome, going to spin this some more.



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