Bad Omens Debut Album

2016-08-19 by GhostOfSarcasticBtrd | 15 Comments
The eponymous debut album from Sumerian youngbloods Bad Omens, based out of Richmond, VA, is now officially streaming online concurrent with its physical release.

The band has frequently seen itself compared to the UK's Bring Me the Horizon, with its sound borrowing heavily from the styles present throughout There is a Hell... and Sempiternal era BMTH.

A link to the full album playlist follows below.


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SteakByrnes
August 19th 2016
13240 Comments


These guys are very cookie cutter metalcore, but the vocalist is pretty good

Digging: Polyphia - New Levels New Devils

OverSlyZed
August 19th 2016
164 Comments


Mediocre at best. 2/5

GhostOfSarcasticBtrd
August 19th 2016
6264 Comments


Damn, couldn't leave the title as is, huh?

But yeah, this is basically BMTH 2: Oli still screams edition. Not super impressive, but great at times and solid overall. What is extraordinary is that the lead vocalist actually wrote all the music himself as a teenager.

DungeonBoy
August 19th 2016
4706 Comments


Live in Richmond, never heard of these dudes.

Digging: Allelic - The Smoke of Atavistic Fires

GhostOfSarcasticBtrd
August 19th 2016
6264 Comments


The Fountain, Glass Houses, and Crawl, e.g., are well above mediocre. The song I linked above first was just for the laughs as the riff is just about directly ripped from Shadow Moses. These guys might wanna be on the lookout for a lawsuit for this one.

GhostOfSarcasticBtrd
August 19th 2016
6264 Comments


They've only played like a couple shows there since they weren't even a full band until after they got signed. Were at the Canal Club earlier this year:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unSMA9jnmSs

Great live band.

AtomicWaste
Moderator
August 19th 2016
2777 Comments


"Damn, couldn't leave the title as is, huh?"

If the album were actually called Sempiternal II, then sure. But since it's not, no.

GhostOfSarcasticBtrd
August 19th 2016
6264 Comments


Well, I mean, they didn't wanna make it too obvious.

botb
August 20th 2016
11896 Comments


Noah didn't write all the music?

GhostOfSarcasticBtrd
August 20th 2016
6264 Comments


He did.

ShakeSoda
August 20th 2016
151 Comments


These guys rip Sempiternal so well that I can't even be mad at them. Certainly better than anything off of That's the Spirit.

botb
August 21st 2016
11896 Comments


no, he didn't hahaha

GhostOfSarcasticBtrd
August 22nd 2016
6264 Comments


You seem to know them personally so take it up with him. He's said he wrote the album multiple times on various forms of social media.

Intothepit
August 22nd 2016
3434 Comments


Dude, I have to ask you: what's his dick taste like?

botb
August 23rd 2016
11896 Comments


^^^^

but really i've known their bass player for close to 10 years and know for a fact he wrote at least a couple of these songs. but i also know noah is incredibly narcissistic and it doesn't surprise me he's just saying stuff like that.



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