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|3.5 great||iGuter | December 2nd 11|
Most will find it genreric and repetitive; but the excellent mix of genres, great lyrics, and strong vocals make up for the same ol', same ol' sound.
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|0.0 ||B R A N D O N S C O T T CONTRIBUTOR | May 1st 10|
In a world of mediocre post-hardcore, Jamie's Elsewhere has succeeded in crafting an album that separates them from the crowd. Tasteful synths, killer clean vocals and ace instrumentation, it's only a matter of time before They Said A Storm Was Coming explodes.
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|4.5 superb||Michael Whitaker | November 25th 15|
The amount of love put into this album is amazing. From the passionate vocals, sweeping guitar riffs and heavy chugs, to the fast pace drums and inspiring concept lyrics this is my favorite metalcore/concept album of it's time.
|3.0 good||Jared Floryan | April 16th 15|
At the expense of horrid clean vocals and non-sequitur song titles, Jamies Elsewhere have managed to craft a surprisingly tasteful and likeable (if uninspired) sophomore album in They Said a Storm Was Coming. While the overall formula of the record does get repetitive eventually, this is still a step in the right direction for these electronicore-waving boys. Although is it just me, or is Jamies Elsewhere following I See Stars in their footsteps? Both acts started out with relatively light-hearted, avoidable releases only to later take a more aggressive, serious (kinda sorta) approach to their music, and I just answered my own question.
|4.0 excellent||notyourhero | July 14th 13|
great vocals and drumming and it's really catchy.. even the synth fits in perfectly
|3.0 good||Esoteric | February 9th 13|
has the potential, but barely have the guts to take a step forward through technicality. still enjoyable, though.
|0.0 || | October 17th 12|
With strong lyrical foundations, solid vocals and fresh production, Jamies Elsewhere might
not be the most original band, but their strong songwriting combined with solid riffing and
drum work make up for the repetitive nature of the sound for the most part. However, other
than the strong aspects, its weaker aspects sound incredibly similar to quite a few other
bands in the genre. Needless to say, Jamies Elsewhere pull these traits off better than most
of their peers.
|4.0 excellent||Cory Yuhas | October 6th 12|
I think Aaron's voice is what genuinely sets this band apart from the rest of their counterparts. I was shocked to see that he can sounds just as good live, if not better, then on cd. Here's to hoping that he does a good job in OM&M
|2.5 average||lucho | March 25th 11|
4 or 5 good tracks don't mend for a fairly generic album.
|3.0 good||Chris Higgins | January 26th 11|
A band changing in sound can be a good thing or a bad thing, depending on how you look at it. With Jamie's Elsewhere's sophomore album 'They Said A Storm Was Coming', we see the band focusing more on a synth-core style sound than the more focused post-hardcore style of their previous album. Instead of the synth completely taking over here though, it manages to amp the sound and add a whole new element to the actual musicianship of the album. The biggest complaint I have though is the assortment of tracks on the album. When you listen to the album as a whole, most songs feel and sound the same, which is a big problem for bands in the genre. Overall, this band could continue in this path and do pretty good for themselves, or they could improve upon what they've already improved upon and create a much better album in the future.
|2.5 average||Comatorium. | May 21st 10|
hai guise we r jamiez elzeware n we luv attack attack!
|0.0 ||jordanrudess | May 10th 10|
i hate all that screams that post hardcore has but the clean voices here are EXTREMELY CATCHY . GREAT BAND
|4.0 excellent||welvismark | May 1st 10|
this sounds like Attack Attack but x10 better. the singer has an amazing voice
|3.5 great||Thanntos | April 17th 10|
Not a bad Post-Hardcore/Metalcore release. Not too generic and overall catchy hooks. Just picture 'A Day to Remember' with more emo. Pretty much my first really fun guilty pleasure album of '10.
|4.0 excellent||charlie15 | April 15th 10|
great solid album, don't see much of that any more
|0.0 ||rob g | April 8th 10|
Shit is so good. Buy it n junk....Attack Attack! elements but not shitty
|4.5 superb||peanutbutter50 | April 1st 10|
This album is without doubt the best that any hardcore/post-hardcore band has put out in a LONG time. Absolutely amazing album!
|3.0 good||Gabe Penisington | March 4th 10|
Actually a lot more entertaining than I hoped.
When I heard Synths, I assumed they would try to be the new Attack Attack! But the clean and screamed vocals are good.
|4.0 excellent||painthethane | February 23rd 10|
with the exception of 1-2 songs it goes from meh to rising stars. best effort yet, by a landslide.
|4.0 excellent||Justin Veltman | February 20th 10|
It seem's that bands are really getting the hint that when you do synth-core you actually have to be slightly talented.
These kids don't bring anything new, but they use what they have and actually do a pretty good job at it.
I'm glad to see that these synth bands have dropped the auto-tuned and the precise and almost ridiculous production for a true sound.
|3.5 great||leel29 | February 18th 10|
Some parts really sounded like Attack Attack! but other then that it was a pretty solid album. It just still feels like they have more growing to do
|4.0 excellent||JesperL | April 22nd 16|
|4.0 excellent||jbus | November 6th 15|
|5.0 classic||jkidd47 | September 15th 15|
|3.5 great||r1xTer | February 12th 15|
|4.0 excellent||TJM1992 | August 21st 14|
|4.0 excellent||Betray | July 1st 14|
|5.0 classic||Drubbi | May 10th 14|
|5.0 classic||miyo | May 4th 14|
|2.5 average||G.M.B. | April 1st 14|
|4.0 excellent||btbam99 | March 3rd 14|
|5.0 classic||WesCH1 | February 27th 14|
|2.5 average||ADR | February 22nd 14|
|5.0 classic||Sina0s | January 28th 14|
|4.5 superb||Mosh | December 23rd 13|
|3.5 great||Kadence | November 12th 13|
|4.0 excellent||Dischi | September 26th 13|
|5.0 classic||Andy | May 18th 13|
|3.5 great||Kronzo | April 19th 13|
|4.0 excellent||Alexd93 | February 27th 13|
|4.0 excellent||bwiese | February 24th 13|
|3.5 great||ZoneOut | December 17th 12|
|4.0 excellent||Noteros | December 7th 12|
|3.0 good||BabyJ | November 30th 12|
|4.5 superb||Zack | November 12th 12|
|4.5 superb||LoganM | December 30th 11|
|3.0 good||Seraph | November 22nd 11|
|3.0 good||G.M.B. | August 9th 11|
|3.0 good||mkCII | June 20th 11|
|3.5 great||AdamK | May 29th 11|
|4.0 excellent||Virium | February 5th 11|
|4.0 excellent||Jaysen | February 1st 11|
|4.0 excellent||10timk10 | December 19th 10|
|4.5 superb||Mark | November 26th 10|
|3.0 good||Dev518 | October 12th 10|
|4.5 superb||Austin | October 10th 10|
|4.5 superb||AndiZ | September 9th 10|
|4.0 excellent||BG | August 6th 10|
|3.5 great||WRusso | July 14th 10|
|4.0 excellent||yty | June 30th 10|
|4.0 excellent||KTLL | June 19th 10|
|4.0 excellent||Joey | June 7th 10|
|4.0 excellent||Caged | June 2nd 10|
|4.0 excellent||Kulti | April 15th 10|
|3.5 great||zuzek | April 15th 10|
|3.0 good||GhostK | April 10th 10|
|4.5 superb||musick | March 26th 10|
|3.0 good||DinoX | March 17th 10|
|3.5 great||quik40 | February 16th 10|
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