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|3.5 great||Durrzo | October 16th 13|
I have such a soft spot for this band. Generic as fuck but equally fun. This album is a rpretty big step up from Mirrors, the songwriting is much better, more interesting guitar rleads, and their energetic brand of chugging is still holding up well enough. rOddly enough my gripe is with the vocals. I know for a fact that this guy is one of the more rtalented screamers in the genre, and yet his performance here is very limited in range. I've rheard him hit awesome highs and crushing lows but he seems pretty content with his mid range rhere. They sound great, but the highs are nearly untouched, and the lows could definitely be rused more as well. Some sections very obviously suffer simply because a higher or lower rrange would have made a much larger impact. rAll in all it's a very fun album.
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|4.0 excellent||MegaJake1024 | October 16th 13|
Breakdown of Sanity know how to do it big on the guitar front, no doubt. This album demonstrates that. They even can create interesting atmosphere as well, and enough instrumental variation to provide kickass, exciting music. Unfortunately, they need that kind of variation in the vocal department. Its not that the vocalist is bad; he's not. Its just that the low OOOOOOOOO growl can get boring if used to the extent that it is. Though the band does utilize clean vocals EXTREMELY occasionally, which is very refreshing, they're not nearly as prominent as they should be, and the monotony of the harsh vocals, which stay in mid-range for the majority of the album except for the lows for a bunch of breakdowns, is what brings the rating down to a 4. Yes, still a 4. Cause they do it that big.
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|4.0 excellent||kentishh | October 16th 13|
I understand the argument about this band being generic etc etc etc, but I fucking love these guys, the production of their songs is unreal. Another solid album.
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|4.0 excellent||Deuce8311 | August 25th 14|
This gets a 4 because it is a hell of a lot better than previous efforts. I'm sick of everyone bashing this band for breakdowns. What the hell do you expect from a band with the word in their name?? Perception is definitely a step in the right direction, and a monumental improvement. The album does a good job of holding an atmosphere, and at times the instrumentation can be quite spectacular. There are plenty of catchy guitar leads throughout that are always backed with on point drumming. I do agree that the vocals lack range, but the lyrics he is screaming are an improvement from the past. It was a very enjoyable album, and that's all that really matters to me.
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|0.0 ||TylerLamberg | October 18th 13|
If this is even remotely similar to Mirrors, I don't understand how it could possibly deserve a 4.1 average.
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|4.0 excellent||XxUpinsiderxX | February 3rd 16|
Somehow they make breakdowns not boring. A slight hint of progression too in there.
|4.0 excellent||thedmob472 | June 17th 15|
Haven't heard the whole album yet, so I wanted to change my rating to something less than a 5
|4.5 superb||Akramak31 | April 28th 15|
No doubt an impactful journey of "Perception"
|4.0 excellent||JohnDillinger | May 18th 14|
A great example of modern metal, transforming metalcores weaknesses into another welcome feature on a groove-laden, fast paced and highly diversified album.
|4.0 excellent||cloakanddagger | November 4th 13|
It may be generic, but this is freaking fun to listen to.
|3.5 great||Potating | October 23rd 13|
This is pretty djenty. Not too horrible, but a bit tiring to listen through as an entire album, even for its moments of brilliance.
|4.0 excellent||roxfan48 | October 20th 13|
It's amazing how Breakdown of Sanity can make an album filled with breakdowns and still make it so much fun to listen to. This album is a step up from Mirrors in every way, except for the vocals. There are some great guitar solos and atmospheric sounds and the drums are great as usual. But on this album the vocalist mostly just stays in the mid range. He does do some decent cleans that surprised me, but he shows so little range in his screams on this album that I was hoping for high vocals or something the whole time. But the vocalists are still pretty solid and the production is flawless. They might not be the most original band, but they are definitely fun to listen to.
|4.5 superb||Highz | August 18th 17|
|4.5 superb||Soossi | May 25th 17|
|3.5 great||tellah | March 24th 17|
|4.5 superb||snakesc | January 23rd 17|
|5.0 classic||Swar | January 16th 17|
|4.0 excellent||Jake E. | January 3rd 17|
|5.0 classic||LoganVT | September 27th 16|
|3.0 good||Dabaens | September 16th 16|
|4.5 superb||cobsec | September 14th 16|
|4.0 excellent||jtenders | September 11th 16|
|3.5 great||EOsta | April 17th 16|
|3.5 great||Leymon | February 23rd 16|
|4.0 excellent||malitze | February 3rd 16|
|3.5 great||foldas | January 25th 16|
|4.5 superb||Shukal | August 5th 15|
|4.0 excellent||Drifts | May 6th 15|
|4.0 excellent||Drubbi | April 3rd 15|
|4.0 excellent||Flave | January 8th 15|
|4.0 excellent||Aaron77 | December 24th 14|
|3.5 great||Loot | July 28th 14|
|3.5 great||Manx | July 19th 14|
|4.0 excellent||hotsoap | April 21st 14|
|4.0 excellent||ughmas | April 14th 14|
|5.0 classic||acbpn | February 6th 14|
|4.0 excellent||bgregab | January 31st 14|
|4.0 excellent||jjhoule | January 26th 14|
|3.5 great||Haon | January 4th 14|
|5.0 classic||Sina0s | December 29th 13|
|3.0 good||T5Cx | November 27th 13|
|2.5 average||Giansk | November 25th 13|
|2.5 average||Omeggia | November 21st 13|
|4.0 excellent||gallus90 | November 15th 13|
|3.5 great||jmh886 | October 29th 13|
|3.5 great||Bounty | October 26th 13|
|4.5 superb||anchors | October 24th 13|
|4.5 superb||MudIdol | October 22nd 13|
|4.0 excellent||Antlion | October 20th 13|
|4.5 superb||defbg | October 19th 13|
|4.5 superb||BreixOi | October 18th 13|
|4.5 superb||lavudu | October 17th 13|
|5.0 classic||matrix | October 16th 13|
|2.0 poor||adr | October 16th 13|
|4.5 superb||BadBest | October 16th 13|
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