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Comeback Kid - Outsider
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Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 13 ratings
Liked by 2 people
September 8, 2017 / Release Date
LP / Format
Nuclear Blast / Label
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Yeah, I kind of see why I wasn't really interested on this record back when I first listened to it. It has some nice moments but ultimately everything blends together (not in a good way), and most songs sound almost like they have no personality whatsoever. However, even if most tracks aren't really special, they sound at least decent, and I'm sure that anyone who's into hardcore punk will find something worth their time.


A refreshing take on the classic Comeback Kid Sound. Proper measures are taken in terms of production, song structure, and overall "modern hardcore" sound. Unfortunately the album outstays its welcome as we hear the back half blend into 5 songs that all sort of sound the same separating themselves from the rest of the record.

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Track List

  1. Outsider
  2. Surrender Control
  3. Absolute (feat. Devin Townsend)
  4. Hell of a Scene
  5. Somewhere, Somehow
  6. Consumed the Vision (feat. Chris Cresswell)
  7. I'll Be That
  8. Outrage (Fresh Face, Stale Cause)
  9. Blindspot
  10. Livid, I'm Prime
  11. Recover
  12. Throw That Stone
  13. Moment in Time (feat. Northcote)

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Added on: July 19, 2017