They Fear Us

Ithaca - They Fear Us
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2022 Ratings: #13 / 498
User Score
Based on 40 ratings
Liked by 3 people
July 29, 2022 / Release Date
LP / Format
Hassle / Label
Metalcore / Genres
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What makes They Fear Us so intriguing is its far-reaching intricacy.

Distorted Sound

A phenomenal follow up to an already stellar debut, They Fear Us has solidified ITHACA’s place on the map of breakthrough metal.

New Noise

Ithaca are showing that a sophomore slump was never in the cards for them, and they are pushing forward to new heights by whatever means necessary.

The London hardcore band’s second album takes a bolder, brighter approach. Its embrace of self-love and community feels radical and hard-earned.

Ithaca - They Fear Us

Genre: Metalcore
Country: UK

Final Verdict: 60% (Good Album)
Yearly Ranking: 321th / 613

Highlight: Hold, Be Held

Made me think of:
Pupil Slicer
Employed to Serve


I am well aware of Ithaca, it’s a really artsy New York town with a nice lake view and even better if you take a short drive up to Tuaghannock Falls State Park, Which you can swim right near the waterfall but it’s usually cold but is totally worth it! The movie theater they have there, Cinemapolis, is a really nice indie theater, I saw the Palme d’or winner Titane and Licorice Pizza there one time! Of course it’s also home to Cornell which I had no chance of even being ... read more


Listen - this is fucking good, no doubt. It’s quite a significant step back from TLOI, tho, which sounded so amazingly fresh and raw at the time, and for me, a level above other similar acts. This record feels much more traditional in its production and delivery (which is fine!) but also kinda contradicts everything Ithaca stand for in terms of pushing metal music forward.

Fav Track: Cremation Party

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Added on: March 17, 2022