Burning Throne

Acres - Burning Throne
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Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 14 ratings
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March 3, 2023 / Release Date
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Distorted Sound
Rest assured ACRES are still flying the flag, the south coast’s reputation is in safe hands.

Brit alt.metallers Acres display their potential – with some big choruses to match – on album two, Burning Throne.

Metal Hammer
Atmospheric post-hardcore crew show signs of promise.

Burning Throne is the epitome of style absent of substance, and the style in question manages to come across as antiquated, dreary, and devoid of passion.


I found out about this album through the Nothing single with Silent Planet, which I absolutely LOVED so I decided to check out the entire album.

And unfortunately, the rest of the songs didn't really hold up to that one. It's a pretty generic Metalcore album, very mellow, and slow, it feels kinda boring. It's not bad by any means, it's well made, just needs more sauce.

There are a few songs I loved here though, so I'll take that, I mean it's always better than nothing, and I don't regret ... read more


I feel like this is a fantastic delve into the Alternative realm (Pop Punk wise) and is an enjoyable record with some great writing. Will be returning to this

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Added on: March 2, 2023