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KenboSlice
March 12th 2019


3380 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I'm not saying to go hard all the time. But the band seems to hold themselves back from cutting loose thus creating a boring and samey atmosphere.

veninblazer
March 12th 2019


10326 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

I think the intent was to make for a more varied experience, by not making every song build into some heavy metalcore/post-hardcore stuff. That's precisely why some of the lighter songs hit a ton harder for me, because the album ebbs and flows so seamlessly.

KenboSlice
March 12th 2019


3380 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

The lighter songs are honestly the more boring songs. Especially the piano driven ones.

veninblazer
March 12th 2019


10326 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

Can't say I agree, but then again I'm the type that tires easily of heavier stuff if I'm stuck on it for too long and it's not coupled with something more substantial than just "it rips hard."

DurzoBlint
March 12th 2019


1393 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

That is how I feel Kenbo. My favorite two on here are monochrome and like a shadow. I think they are the most catchy ones.

veninblazer
March 12th 2019


10326 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

those two are in my top 5, yea

JesperL
March 12th 2019


532 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0 | Sound Off

"I'm not saying to go hard all the time. But the band seems to hold themselves back from cutting loose thus creating a boring and samey atmosphere."



i feel this, this record makes me beg for a goddamn generic breakdown or some shit (which isn't something i thought i'd ever say)

KenboSlice
March 12th 2019


3380 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I think they should explore their more aggressive side more.

veninblazer
March 12th 2019


10326 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

They're not a metalcore band so I doubt it'll happen. Theres a reason I voted against them being labeled metalcore on RYM, no clue why people voted against the alt rock and post rock genres I tried adding since they're clearly in there haha

farmer56
March 12th 2019


47 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

its got a decent sound, but it doesnt really sound special in any way. lyrics like on your love has ruined my life are not my thing

veninblazer
March 12th 2019


10326 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

Understandable, however it hits the spot for me perfectly.

Scoot
March 13th 2019


19677 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

little more bite to this would make it stand out much more

Digging: Wake - Devouring Ruin

veninblazer
March 13th 2019


10326 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

Album still ownz. m/ m/ m/

momentsofclarity
March 14th 2019


542 Comments


this thread is lit but this band is not

veninblazer
March 14th 2019


10326 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

band is super lit, y'all are just stoic robots

KenboSlice
March 14th 2019


3380 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Yes we're the stoic robots for not thinking a band who feels like they're on autopilot 85% of the time isn't the best thing since sliced bread

veninblazer
March 14th 2019


10326 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

It's not about going hard like some metalcore band, it's about soaking in the atmosphere. The fact that people actually think these guys are metalcore and aren't willing to admit that this is closer to alt-rock is funny to me tbh.

PyramidNoise
March 14th 2019


543 Comments


A lot of the riffs are v metalcore. They are looking to combine metalcore and alt rock. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. The atmosphere doesn't always work very well, some cuts are really dull after repeat listens. It's at its best when the atmosphere does work.

Also, Deathbat, you gotta chill on arguing peoples opinions or trying to justify your own over other peoples when they disagree. Album isn't as good as the initial hype, but it's not bad either.

veninblazer
March 14th 2019


10326 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

It doesn't sound much like a Metalcore album to me at all, there's a reason I voted against that tag on RYM.

And I'm still under the impression that some of these people are kinda not getting the point of the album.

Lucman
March 14th 2019


3931 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

"It's not about going hard like some metalcore band, it's about soaking in the atmosphere" [2]

Digging: Red (USA) - Declaration



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