Uniform - Shame
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2020 Ratings: #236 / 612
User Score
Based on 34 ratings
2020 Ratings: #438
September 11, 2020 / Release Date
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Sacred Bones / Label
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It's heavy, it's pissed, but it's kind of boring. It's like watching a slow boxing match. There are big punches here and there but I am just passively listening. Vocals are kind of just yelling, I think some screams interspersed would help bring this sound up a notch. It's in some uncanny valley of hardcore.

New York's own Uniform (an industrial-noise rock band that's been making quite some -- ahem -- "noise" in the scene haha) apparently drops the drum machine from their last few albums and instead has live drum instrumentation. What happens is a sheer bangerfest of doom and hate that admittedly sounds muddy on headphones, but like, does that really matter...?

The dark pessimism and rage of the album works best as an in-the-moment catharsis that reveals itself ... read more
big punch
Uniform return sounding more focused than ever, bringing in a slew of their dreariest and explosive tracks yet. Which, if you know them, is a big statement. But there’s just something so tortured, so REAL about this album that I can’t help but adore. Plus, as far as their sound goes, they sound like a well-oiled machine ready to dominate these genres. I do think they can get even more focused however, and even out their sound even more

Give A Listen To: “Delco”, ... read more
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Track List

  1. Delco
  2. The Shadow of God's Hand
  3. Life in Remission
  4. Shame
  5. All We've Ever Wanted
  6. Dispatches from the Gutter
  7. This Won't End Well
  8. I Am the Cancer
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Added on: June 25, 2020