Suicide Silence
The Cleansing


4.0
excellent

Review

by Jody78 USER (1 Reviews)
September 9th, 2012 | 75 replies


Release Date: 2007 | Tracklist

Review Summary: This is possibly one of the best deathcore albums out there due to the fact it was recorded live it brings the brutally of the album more forward and the rawness in the drumming is more heard as well.

During the year 2007 deathcore albums were coming out in the thousands and it was hard for metal fans to hear all of them and most people feel that there is no difference between each of the albums and that they are all the same.
So what is the difference between this album and other albums well apart from being filled with black metal screams and death metal growls this album is just bone crushingly brutal and vicious this album and has absolutely no clean vocals whatsoever so it is pure deathcore.

So here is just a lowdown on each of the songs:

Revelations (Intro)-Like all good core albums it always starts with an intro of voices or screams etc.

Unanswered-The first actual song on the album starts off with a brutal drum beat which then moves to Mitch's screaming or growling which then goes into a breakdown. I really enjoy this because of its brutal sound and it easily gets a 5/5.

Hands Of A Killer-This song starts off slower than most songs on this album and keeps the same opening sound for most of the track which could draw most people away from it so 3.5/5

The Price Of Beauty-This songs not one for the women as it talks about the destruction of women's fake beauty and how it was not worth it to look that beautiful. I love this track its' one of my favourites and is worth a listen so 5/5

The Fallen-Another song that talks about a hatred for religion and God which most christians will hate, but this song is well timed in its drumming and has an awesome guitar sound to it so give it a listen. 4/5

No Pity For A Coward-Great song just amazing and totally needs a listen great breakdown good solo and good lyrics. 5/5

The Disease-Not so sure what this song is about and it was pretty good, but it's not the best on the album. 3.5/5

Bludgeoned to Death-This is easily the best song on the album it's the most brutal song it's got a great breakdown and it shows that Suicide Silence is serious about brutally. 5/5

Girl Of Glass-Another song that is not for the women as it details their escape from shattered existence and into self-pity. 3/5

In A Photograh-Weird start to a deathcore song, but it does pick up and it's longer so it makes up for the weird and slow start. 4/5

Eyes Sewn Shut-Again with the hatred of religion and talk about the lies that religion spreads. 2.5/5

Green Monster-Here we get a song about the green monster known as money which makes the world go round, but also breeds greed and selfishness in us. 4/5

Destruction Of A Statue-Good start great drum beat and less on the religious hate so a good change in theme. 4/5

A Dead Current-Again with the religious hate only this time it's targeting the books of religion with lines like "your book is full of lies." 3/5

Other than songs about religious hate this is a good album and will one day be a classic.


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Comments:Add a Comment 
bloozclooz
September 8th 2012


1770 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

oh dude i love this album
also your review is p bad but whatever

ILJ
September 8th 2012


6708 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

yikes

taxidermist
September 8th 2012


7210 Comments


Review is pretty bad. No Pity For A Coward used to bring the lols back in the day.

ILJ
September 8th 2012


6708 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

PULL THE TRIGGER BITCH

Dat teenage angst

taxidermist
September 8th 2012


7210 Comments


Hahaha, exactly! Used to recite that line to scene kids walking by. God I was mean in high school.

Devastator
September 8th 2012


2506 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Lol this band, this is their best album and it's only mediocre.

mindleviticus
September 8th 2012


8292 Comments


the fact it was recorded live it brings the brutally of the album more forward and the rawness in the drumming is more heard as well.


Lol, this wasn't live

ILJ
September 8th 2012


6708 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

"is more heard"

Oh god I didn't even catch that first time around

nononsense
September 8th 2012


3409 Comments


Band is shit.

Sauce
September 8th 2012


701 Comments


i especially liked your use of punctuation.

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
September 8th 2012


14712 Comments


This album wasn't recorded live and your review is as mediocre as the album.

Digging: Off Minor - The Heat Death of the Universe

ILJ
September 8th 2012


6708 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

The album is mediocre.

The review is shit

Mewcopa0
September 8th 2012


1800 Comments


The summary alone....bleh,

ConcubinaryCode
September 8th 2012


2134 Comments


All I got from this review is that there are brutal breakdowns and the album revolves around three topics.

zaruyache
September 9th 2012


6852 Comments


This is possibly one of the best deathcore albums out there due to the fact it was recorded live it brings the brutally of the album more forward and the rawness in the drumming is more heard as well.


^ This sentence alone is really poorly constructed and it a bit of a run-on. You might want to have someone proof-read the next thing you want to post to this site, as anything of similar quality to this review will simply yield more negative criticism.

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breakingthefragile
September 9th 2012


2961 Comments


This is the worst review I've read in awhile. Congratulations. Neg'd. I'd offer advice on how you can improve, but going by this review, you are far beyond saving. I'm sorry.

Recspecs
September 9th 2012


9829 Comments


Hahahahaha Beebe laying down the law.

ILJ
September 9th 2012


6708 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Damn that was harsh.

mindleviticus
September 9th 2012


8292 Comments


Yeah the review was awful. I almost choked myself to death because of how bad it was.

ILJ
September 9th 2012


6708 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

I laughed at it.



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