Relationship of Command

At The Drive-In - Relationship of Command
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Based on 7 reviews
2000 Ratings: #13 / 113
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Based on 416 ratings
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Relationship of Command is a record that needs zero introduction. It’s one of the most iconic, influential, and immaculate albums to ever grace the post-hardcore scene, or even the punk scene overall. Despite coming out nearly 20 years ago, it sounds like it hasn’t aged a single day, and I’m here to tell you why…

I remember the day I first heard this album: picture a 14 year old me, just barely getting into heavy music and foaming at the mouth simply due to thinking ... read more
WOW, that was a powerhouse of an album!

Ever since I got into The Mars Volta I'd been itching to try out Omar and Cedric's previous band on the post-hardcore side of their musical endeavors, At The Drive-In. Unlike the jazz-influenced somewhat avant-garde hardcore improvisational progressive rock mixtures shown on stuff like Deloused In The Comatorium and Frances The Mute, Relationship of Command is mostly strictly post-hardcore music. But that does make it any less exciting or daring? ... read more
ok this is epic
Bro... At the Drive-In >>>>> The Mars Volta
Saw these guys open for RATM dec 99... at the start of their set I was hating on them, but by the end I couldn’t look away. This album still gets my blood pumping.

Please note Extracurricular & Catacombs are more of the bonus track variety and were not included on the original US release.
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