In Spite Of

For Your Health - In Spite Of
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CLJesse
64

I love the intensity and the raw energy this band has, but they aren't channeling into an interesting sound. FYH wears their influences on their sleeve to a degree in which it becomes distracting (they even name-drop Saetia in a song title on their 2019 split with Shin Guard). I am hoping that they use their obvious talent to make a less messy, and more unique sound in the future. This isn't a bad project by any means (it has really good moments) but it fails to really leave a very notable ... read more

PunkRevNow
59

For Your Health has set out to really flex the hell out of their versatility and talent on their debut (solo) album. With a 17 minute run time, it doesn't take long to wrap your head around what's going on here: let's bounce between dissonant mathcore with abrasive screams, to heavy chaotic metalcore breakdowns, to emotional post-rock climaxes with pretty guitar noodling, to catchier, more accessible clean vocal post-hardcore, then back to violent mathcore. Basically, let's innovate the genre ... read more

JayCrackers
64

Love how in your face and aggressive this record is but nothing really separates itself from its contemporaries but it has its moments such as Save Your Breath... and The Day of Black Sun but their also tracks which didn't do much for me and with the album only 17 minutes long, I wish there was much more to chew on it those 17 minutes.

Track Review

Birthday Candles in the Effigy 7/10
I Slept With Wes Eisold and All I Got Was an Out of Court Settlement 6/10
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Track List

  1. Birthday Candles in the Effigy
  2. I Slept With Wes Eisold and All I Got Was an Out of Court Settlement
  3. Push the Fucking Rock, Sisy
  4. Abscess Makes the Heart Grow
  5. The Day of Black Sun
  6. Save Your Breath, You're Gonna Need It to Blow My Head Off
  7. If Anybody Asks, We're Already Fucked
  8. You're So United Ninety-Three, We're So Flight One Eighty
  9. Like a Thirteenth Floor Elevator
  10. Everyday at 13:12
  11. Thank You for the Venmo
  12. This City Will Crumble and Many People Will Die

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Added on: December 21, 2020