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Reverence

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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RemisReviews
48

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
LEAST FAV TRACKS: Prey

30

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

sunai
60

"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

Year End Lists

#21/Upset
#27/Kerrang!
#40/Rock Sound
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Added on: April 3, 2018