Manic

Wage War - Manic
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 55 ratings
2021 Ratings: #123
Liked by 3 people
October 1, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Fearless / Label
Metalcore / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Kerrang!

It’s not a perfect album, and it won’t please every fan, but Manic represents a new step forward and when it hits home it absolutely slays.

80
Distorted Sound
The magic of this band is just how every element works so well together. Having the two vocalists mixed with the hard hitting riffs and rhythmic drum beats just results in a really enjoyable sound that will only gain Wage War more and more fans worldwide.
MaceBlade42
75

When Wage War puts all the pieces together and they make purely heavy songs, it's gold. Other songs are unfortunately only remnants of this idea. And finally, there's an acoustic track that is very out of place. Otherwise, this is a solid album this year.

RemisReviews
56

The songwriting isn't great, the production is a little underwhelming, and just the whole style of Metalcore done like this, I don't really like it. A lot of these riffs sound super uninspired and boring. Don't think it's bad by any means and def has some cool moments, but overly not for me.

FAV TRACKS: Relapse
LEAST FAV TRACKS: Teeth

South101
70

The clean production, autotuned clean vocals, and electronic elements were a turn-off for me on first listen, and this album does fall victim to metalcore clichés. But, the album grew on me with repeated listens. Songs like Relapse, Manic, High Horse, and Death Roll go so hard. The song Manic is the one that I didn't like at first but grew on me later. The verses of this song have trap beats, synths, and almost rapped vocals. It's not what I was expecting from this band. But, when the ... read more

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Track List

  1. Relapse
  2. Teeth
  3. Manic
  4. High Horse
  5. Circle the Drain
  6. Godspeed
  7. Death Roll
  8. Slow Burn
  9. Never Said Goodbye
  10. True Colors
  11. If Tomorrow Never Comes
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Added on: September 29, 2021