the death and birth of an angel

fallingwithscissors - the death and birth of an angel
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2024 Rank: #7
Liked by 256 people
January 11, 2024 / Release Date
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BradTasteMusic
91

There is an absolutely insane amount of bite to this project, to the point where it feels like it is barely able to be contained. So much detail is placed into these songs to make you feel like you are getting ripped into pieces, but it also provides tons of space to breathe as well. incredibly balanced and tasteful in it's overwhelming intensity. The more subtle moments give this EP a sense of emotional purpose as well, just adding yet another layer to this experience. This project is only 18 ... read more

thiefofprose
85

as an old ass who has been listening to metalcore for like 20+ years, I gotta say that new metalcore shit nowadays really f*ckin slaps bro

RemisReviews
80

Converge, hello??

Yeah this thing is very Metallic Hardcore-esque, combined with Screamo and Breakcore elements. And as a fan of that sound, I do really enjoy it. Some of the tracks feel a bit empty at parts, but generally it's very energetic and innovative, despite having its clear influences.

Needs some more fine-tuning, because it doesn't have much cohesion atm, but there is a ton of potential here to make something incredible in the future. The way it is though, it's still very ... read more

Rein
93

Might fuck around and go deaf

sawyerhatemail
84

Yeah this album definitely fucking rips. Super heavy and chaotic, just how i like it. Just wish there was a little more to it. Like obviously all of these breakcore segments are cool and all but I feel like there is still a lot of untapped potential in this sound they're going for here. Loved it nonetheless and excited to see fallingwithscissors do even more with this Breakcore/Mathcore sound in the future.

Heinos
85

There is nothing out there like this.
It would already be something special already if it was just a standard breakcore project with unique experimental genre bending, but man this project houses some of the best metal performances I've heard all year. The anxious and unpredictable song structures, the crushing vocal delivery, the absolutely inhuman drumming; everything has a layer of grit on it that nobody can emulate.

I'm very picky when it comes to metal in general, so when I hear ... read more

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Added on: January 12, 2024