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Parkway Drive - Reverence
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2018 Ratings: #609 / 889
User Score
Based on 85 ratings
2018 Ratings: #588
Liked by 7 people
May 4, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Epitaph / Label
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Extremely tacky and badly produced generic Metalcore. It almost sounds like they're trying to sound like In Flames and combine it with Metalcore, but failing miserably.

Absolute Power is a banger though, unfortunately, the rest isn't doing ANYTHING for me. Maybe In Blood is also solid, but even the most popular song "Prey" is god-awful.

FAV TRACKS: Absolute Power, In Blood


I wanted to like this, but what the fuck Parkway Drive?

The singles weren't doing this record any favors. Prey sounds like a discount Alestorm with a decent hook carrying the whole thing. The Void sounds like a FFDP song. And Wishing Wells had potential, but was just kinda boring.

Does the record make up for this? Well, the best song is a stripped back "don't know what you got till it's gone" closer. So yeah, this record is pretty bad

Best: Prey, The Colour Of Leaving

Worst: The ... read more


"Absolute Power" is a banger

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Track List

  1. Wishing Wells
  2. Prey
  3. Absolute Power
  4. Cemetery Bloom
  5. The Void
  6. I Hope You Rot
  7. Shadow Boxing
  8. In Blood
  9. Chronos
  10. The Colour of Leaving

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Added on: April 3, 2018