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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
Cash Cash Overtime
There's a lot of diversity here in terms of instrumentation, even though it's all electronics anyhow. The composition elements are great, and the songs ooze catchiness and are wonderfully mastered. Cash Cash have really found their niche with this type of music, but the lack raw instrumentation does hurt the album slightly. It would've been nice to hear at least one track that utilized an actual piano, drum, guitar, or bass.
Falling in Reverse Just Like You
I actually really liked "Fashionably Late". The rapping did make me cringe at first, but after enough listens -
the album really began to grow on me. Now we're at "Just Like You", and this album attempts to differ in
songwriting style, but comes across as more of the same. In fact, a lot of these songs are what you'd expect to
come from Falling in Reverse. Sure, there are highlights like "Guillotine IV", "The Bitter End", and the
surprisingly mellow "Brother"...but it's not enough to push it past average. Oh, and "Wait and See" and "Get Me
Out" may be perhaps two of the worst songs the band has ever wri

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