The Ghost Inside

The Ghost Inside - The Ghost Inside
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2020 Ratings: #48 / 491
User Score
Based on 39 ratings
2020 Ratings: #514
Liked by 1 person
June 5, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Epitaph / Label
Metalcore / Genres
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Throughout much of The Ghost Inside, Vigil's pensive lyricism produces sincere reflections on suffering, self-doubt and sacrifice.


For the most part ... this is The Ghost Inside getting back to the largely straightforward, undeniably powerful mix of metal and hardcore they have always done so well.


As they slam close a painful chapter of their past and look forward to a bright future, The Ghost Inside have never sounded more vital.

The progression of The Ghost Inside's recent release is absolutely uplifting and redemptive, and the lyrics across the album represent this well. The metalcore group were involved in a fatal car accident that left many of the members in critical condition and even led to the loss of the drummers leg. Even through this, the group pursued and six years later were able to release their self-titled album.

The music here is hardcore and relentless, constantly chugging forward and muscling through ... read more
this is just a different Parkway Drive
I was incredibly impressed from there work.

Fav tracks:

Pressure Point
Make or Break
I'm not gonna lie... I'm only reviewing this because I noticed this album was released around the same time as a member is getting #MeToo'd. That's how it ended up on my radar, and how I justify reviewing an album I have no business listening to.

Don't get me wrong... I used to like The Ghost Inside as a young lad quite a bit. I've seen them live a few times. It's just... as times change, music evolves and people's tastes change. Most people, anyway. We all have that one friend who still ... read more
Sounds like some pretty standard metalcore, which is never a bad thing for my ears. I particularly liked the last few songs, when there were some hint of clean vocals and more melody rather than just breakdown-breakdown-breakdown. I think this release would be a bigger deal if I were more in tune with The Ghost Inside lore, but I appreciate their longevity and still liked this.
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Track List

  1. 1333
  2. Still Alive
  3. The Outcast
  4. Pressure Point
  5. Overexposure
  6. Make or Break
  7. Unseen
  8. One Choice
  9. Phoenix Rise
  10. Begin Again
  11. Aftermath
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Added on: June 2, 2020