Hacktivist   Outside The Box
2.7
average
Release Date: 2016
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2.5 averageJared Floryan | March 2nd 16

I'll give British metal quintet Hacktivist a pinch of credit for managing to craft a decent debut album, which overall proves to be a marginal improvement from that EP they released way back in 2012. Outside the Box is certainly preferable to the first From Ashes to New record, even though that's not saying a whole lot in the least. Brookable musicianship aside, Hacktivist still have some growing up to do if they really want to impress their audience and even others outside of it.

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3.0 goodfuryroad97 | March 14th 16

I had my eye on these guys since the EP dropped. Their debut's kinda generic in some spots, but still pretty decent, just not as good as the EP, which I enjoyed the shit out of. Still hoping they're gonna amp up their sound Tesseract style next time round, but as it stands, decent enough start, even though Hacktivist have dropped better stuff before.

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2.5 averagehellpickle | March 6th 16

Man, I gave the EP a 3.5, but this was a let down. The re-recordings weren't needed. Elevate - just keep it as a LIVE version. False Idols was tuned great before. Deceive & Defy had minimal changes, but I didn't see a point. The rest - I dunno, I liked (and that's pushing it) 'Hate' and maybe 'Buszy', but the rest.. man. There's barely anything new - 3 tracks are sort of fillers, 3 tracks are re-recorded, which leaves 6 not-so-strong tracks that are .. kinda uninspiring for the most part.

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3.5 greatJmcgraghan | March 2nd 16

Decent debut in my opinion, with the highlight of the new songs being Taken. Outside the Box and rNo Way Back are also interesting listens however these are bogged down by slightly disappointing rtracks such as the dull and boring Rotten and the bang average Hate. rMy main gripe with this though is the fact that Elevate (which was one of their best tracks imo) rhas been well and truly murdered, with Jermaine Hurley sounding as if he is struggling for air and rtrying to shout the verses for some reason.

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