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Daft Punk Human After All
I mean...it's not unbearable, but for Daft Punk; it's heavily disappointing. There are songs that'll make you feel right at home with the band with "Human After All", "Robot Rock", and "The Brainwasher". There's songs such as "Make Love" that feel experimental, and songs like "Technologic" which feel like they were made to be singles. Unfortunately, there's songs like "Steam Machine" and "Emotion" which become flat out aggravating after a while due to their unrelenting repetitiveness. Not a keeper like "Discovery", but an interesting listen - especially when taking into note that this album took only 6 weeks to fully complete. I also don't un
Famous Last Words Council Of The Dead
This is a band who know exactly who they are, and are writing material to please a certain type of listener - and sure enough, I'm in that selection. "Council of the Dead" only suffers from the cliched pointless intro track "Letter to the Council" and the midway instrumental "Entity". They're simply there to be there; nothing more. The rest of the album sends the ears into bliss with great songs such as the title track, "Faded Memories", and "One in the Chamber". Every track's chorus will stay in your head post-listen, and the hard-hitting breakdowns will keep you coming back for more.
Abandon All Ships Malocchio
Kudos to the band realizing what they were doing in "Infamous" wasn't really working, and therefore returning to their roots of catchy, synth-driven 'metalcore'. This is a very brief album that luckily doesn't overstay its welcome. "Reefer Madness" might be cringing on the ears thanks to dissonance chords, and "Alive" might be a shallow attempt at trying to mix things up; but there's plenty to love here such as "Trapped", "Miracle", "Paradise", "Bloor Street West", and "Cowboys". In fact, "Cowboys" might actually stand as the best song the band has written to date - with a positive message, and a somber outro.
It Lives, It Breathes We Come In Numbers
There's bound to be a hate-train towards this band/their style, and count me out of it. "We Come In Numbers" is a strong EP from It Lives, It Breathes - full of catchy songs melded with interesting instrumentation. Chord progressions in songs such as "With Or Without Wings, I Could Make Your Marty McFly" and "Live and Let Go" have been tried and true, yet they work well with this group thanks to the contrasting and strong dual-vocal performances. To me - if a song is sticking in your head after a first listen, that means it had to have some impact on you to listen again. That's what this EP did, and it did it well.
Storm The Sky Permanence
The band knows when to utilize breakdowns and when to utilize their talented singer. It has enough of a hook to draw audiences in, and enough of a heavy-feel to secure fans of the genre. Nothing's revolutionary however; lead lines are almost non-existent save for a few tracks such as "Oh Sister" and "Dead Giveaway". The lyrics almost are at the point of annoying though, but it's saved with solid vocal deliveries melded with precise instrumentation. "Same Graves" is so infectious that it's still not leaving my head.
Tear Out The Heart Dead, Everywhere
The first two tracks (excluding the almost 'so bad it's good' intro track) are the only positives to this album, as
they both carry ridiculously catchy choruses. Afterwards, the album is a downward struggle of below
Haste the Day Coward
Need to let this one sink in a bit before writing a full review. So far, it's very impressive - and well worth the money I donated towards making the album. It's a true love-letter to the Haste the Day fans out there; tracks diversifying from experimental such as "Reconcile" to heavy such as "Take". There's the songs that any genre listener can enjoy such as "World" and "Fail", and then there's "Shadow"...a fantastic song that highlights the potential from all nine members. However the album contains a real gem - that being the ninth track. "Accept" is definitive proof that the classic Haste the Day sound is still definitely present; and one

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