Pupil Slicer - Mirrors
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 151 ratings
2021 Ratings: #245
Liked by 16 people
March 12, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Prosthetic / Label
Mathcore / Genres
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I fully appreciate a band that can both be a throwback to classic mathcore, yet still hold their own identity through exciting, memorable song compositions. Pupil Slicer deliver what is already one of my favorite metal releases of the year, as well as an impressive debut that makes me super pumped to see what they put out in the future. I highly recommend giving this a listen if you're in the mood for some high energy math/metalcore.


haha mathcore go brrrrr

Top Tracks: L'Appel Du Vide, Wounds Upon My Skin, Mirrors Are More Fun Than Television
Rating: 8.5/10 - brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr


This album is like getting hit in the face by a bag full of bricks, but in a good way. I really came into this album expecting a Rolo Tomassi type situation where there's only two great songs and the rest just sort of exists, but I was pleasantly surprised by how unrelenting and consistent this album was throughout it's runtime. Mirrors is rarely repetitive and really keeps you on your toes as it chugs along at lightning speed, it's reminiscent of it's predecessors like Converge or DEP but with ... read more


37 minutes of cathartic roughness


Pupil Slicer - Mirrors

Genre: Mathcore
Country: UK

Final Verdict: 55% (Pleasant Album)
Yearly Ranking: 868th / 1045

Highlight: Husk

Made me think of:
The Devil Wears Prada
Employed To Serve


The influence of Dillinger Escape Plan is obvious, however I cannot deny how much Converge I can hear in this.
Finally some great mathcore has hit the scene!!
Chaotic, memorable song compositions, not overstaying its welcome. An underlying groove, As well as some great influences from sludge metal to heavy metal.

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Track List

  1. Martyrs
  2. Stabbing Spiders
  3. L'Appel Du Vide
  4. Panic Defence
  5. Husk
  6. Vilified
  7. Worthless
  8. Wounds Upon My Skin
  9. Interlocutor
  10. Mirrors Are More Fun Than Television
  11. Save The Dream, Kill Your Friends
  12. Collective Unconscious

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Added on: March 8, 2021