The Cleansing

Suicide Silence - The Cleansing
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Based on 2 reviews
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Based on 158 ratings
2007 Ratings: #182
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RemisReviews
80

After checking out The Black Crown which I thought was extremely mediocre, I decided to check out their debut album "The Cleansing" and it's definitely much better.

Suicide Silence has never really been a band I gravitated to all that much, but they definitely do have some classic Deathcore bangers, some of them definitely show up on this record.

The Cleansing is just about what you'd expect from a Deathcore album. Heavy 0-3-2-1 riffs, tremolo picks, blast beats and BREEEE vocals. ... read more

Dax_Wilder
78

Some really good deathcore and iconic to its era and genre. The last track is lowkey the best one tho somehow the riffs go so hard. Kept my brain stimulated for the whole runtime so thats a big bonus

GreNewl
96

Personally, i cant really stand when someone shows me a band with terrible mixing and production and then claim I'm just not in to it because I don't like how "raw" it is.

THIS is how you pull off raw and brutal. This thing was recorded with only a few live takes and just brushed up a bit in the studio, leaving this collosol mayhem of an album. The Cleansing was very much ahead of it's time and I think it has aged incredibly well over the years. This was front to back insane, lively ... read more

CyanYe_
100

Bangers. Front. To. Back.

I'm fairly new to deathcore and this was one of the first albums from the genre I checked out... what an amazing choice. This is possibly the most difficult album to listen to while not screaming along, every song just BANGS. I've replayed songs like Unanswered, Hands of a Killer, The Price of Beauty, and No Pity For a Coward so many times but I haven't gotten at all sick of them. It's crazy how great this album sounds while keeping that raw 2000's deathcore sound, ... read more

sticktheperson
70

Deathcore back when it was just heavy hardcore and DM with good vocal techniques and not copy paste orchestral midi and vocal gymnastics

RemisReviews
80

After checking out The Black Crown which I thought was extremely mediocre, I decided to check out their debut album "The Cleansing" and it's definitely much better.

Suicide Silence has never really been a band I gravitated to all that much, but they definitely do have some classic Deathcore bangers, some of them definitely show up on this record.

The Cleansing is just about what you'd expect from a Deathcore album. Heavy 0-3-2-1 riffs, tremolo picks, blast beats and BREEEE vocals. ... read more

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Added on: July 8, 2014