The Romance of Affliction

SeeYouSpaceCowboy - The Romance of Affliction
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Based on 2 reviews
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Based on 62 ratings
2021 Ratings: #128
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November 5, 2021 / Release Date
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Pure Noise / Label
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LZGray
70

As far as modern metalcore goes, this is pretty good! It's catchy, versatile, and tightly performed despite it sounding manic as all hell. Lots of post rock, prog-metal, and mathcore cliches, but I still dig most of what this band is trying to do, and it's entirely possible that this could grow on me more during the year.

the0ph0bia
87

Connie Sgarbossa's tragic tales of her addiction, romance and near death experience.

SeeYouSpaceCowboy - metalcore / mathcore and sasscore band, formed in October 2016 in the city of San Diego, California, with the vocalist Connie Sgarbossa and early-drummer-but-now-guitarist and Connie's brother Ethan Sgarbossa. The band title SeeYouSpaceCowboy referenced from the closing words in very-known anime in late 90s Cowboy Bebop, but also the band gaining mid-high popularity and recognition for its ... read more

JayCrackers
76

SeeYouSpaceCowboy's sophomore album see the band going in the right direction, enough this album doesn't necessary push the genre of metalcore to new areas we haven't see, incorporating elements of math rock, post-rock, emo and post-hardcore, and some interesting features but what makes this album stick out is the raw passion that is on display creating such a chaotic atmosphere which one can only describe as a manic episode portrayed in music and that is what makes this enjoyable

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Track List

  1. Life as a Soap Opera Plot, 26 Years Running (feat. Keith Buckley)
  2. Misinterpreting Constellations
  3. The End to a Brief Moment of Lasting Intimacy
  4. Sharpen What You Can (feat. Shaolin G)
  5. With Arms That Bind and Lips That Lock
  6. Losing Sight of the Exit...
  7. ...And My Faded Reflection in Your Eyes
  8. Intersecting Storylines to the Same Tragedy (feat. Aaron Gillespie)
  9. Ouroboros as an Overused Metaphor
  10. Anything to Take Me Anywhere but Here
  11. The Peace in Disillusion
  12. Melodrama Between Two Entirely Bored Individuals
  13. The Romance of Affliction (feat. If I Die First)

Year End Lists

#23/Revolver
#40/Kerrang!
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Added on: September 22, 2021