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|2.0 poor||That Black Guy | May 29th 12|
This is a good example of metalcore done wrong. This album is very bland, very boring, and below average metalcore. Retribution was a step in the right direction but I don't know what happened with this. Shadows Fall need to look at their metalcore brethren like Oh, Sleeper, Underoath, and August Burns Red and realize they need to step their game up about 5 notches.
4 Bumps | Bump
|3.5 great||Joe Harman | November 4th 12|
Those bands wouldn't be around if not for Shadows Fall. Shut up
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|0.0 ||Fluttertrank | October 11th 12|
"Shadows Fall need to look at their metalcore brethren like Oh, Sleeper, Underoath, and August Burns Red and realize they need to step their game up about 5 notches." lmao shut up.
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|3.5 great||Kenneth E. Rathburn | March 6th 16|
Shadows Fall on auto-pilot, more or less. Fire From the Sky is a bit like a combination of Retribution and The War Within in that it has some nice key moments interspersed with some less remarkable moments. These dull points have been an ongoing part of their music, making them feel at-bay more than they've probably meant. That said, this last release (until another release rolls around?) by the metalcore group is certainly enjoyable and has enough to warrant a listen or two. At least they stuck to their guns, unlike All That Remains.
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|2.0 poor||mICHICHICHI | November 15th 12|
Algumas tracks individualmente ainda se safam, agora ouvir o album do inicio ao fim ? painful e boring pa crl.
|3.5 great||Deuce8311 | June 20th 12|
Another great album by a great band so a great is what this album shall receive. Although some may complain at the movement to a more "mainstream" sound due to more prominent clean vocals, I feel it does not affect the total outcome of the album. The clean choruses actually do nothing but help the songs. There is still a big use of the trash riffs that they are known for, so the band isn't changing too much. If anything it's a gradual change, and in my opinion it's for the better.
|4.0 excellent||SideShowBrian | May 18th 12|
I still haven't decided if I like this or Retribution more as an album, but the band now seems comfortable and confident in their songwriting, which they manage to keep varied without sounding scattered. This album also displays the best vocal performance the band has done.
|0.0 ||DarkMessengerVI | May 17th 12|
This is Shadows Fall's best album to date...As of now my favorite song is Save Your Soul.
|3.5 great||Jeremy Bentham | May 12th 12|
Shadows Fall have returned, and not much has changed since 2009's Retribution. The melodies and thrash riffs are still present, and the production is fantastic due to Adam D's contributions. Still though, the band is moving further and further into commercial territory with vocalist Brian Fair's prominent usage of clean vocals combined with his signature bark, which might continue to alienate listeners.
|2.5 average||Swarm | June 12th 16|
|4.0 excellent||MaggieG | March 7th 16|
|3.5 great||Tib | November 1st 15|
|4.0 excellent||mEyck97 | October 4th 15|
|4.0 excellent||swipenet | September 21st 15|
|2.5 average||ICDD | September 5th 15|
|3.0 good||Amy V. | September 20th 14|
|3.5 great||Adam | March 4th 14|
|4.0 excellent||iSoton | February 17th 14|
|1.5 very poor||Hexomega | February 13th 14|
|4.5 superb||mobb49 | February 4th 14|
|4.0 excellent||Thibs | January 17th 14|
|4.0 excellent||Puckoff | January 16th 14|
|2.5 average||ADR | October 31st 13|
|3.0 good||valek | October 15th 13|
|4.0 excellent||EvoHavok | September 26th 13|
|4.0 excellent||gafel | August 22nd 13|
|5.0 classic||maj | May 6th 13|
|3.0 good||Xavi | October 9th 12|
|3.5 great||Paul | September 30th 12|
|4.0 excellent||Joshua81 | September 28th 12|
|4.0 excellent||MrDoe | August 22nd 12|
|2.5 average||N2B3J | July 29th 12|
|3.0 good||Spice | July 24th 12|
|3.5 great||BG | June 26th 12|
|4.5 superb||mar1s | June 2nd 12|
|2.5 average||GhostK | May 19th 12|
|4.0 excellent||Gbhill | May 17th 12|
|3.5 great||Adam | May 15th 12|
|2.5 average||tnp101 | May 9th 12|
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