Landon's direction is nothing new, he sounds like a copy-paste version of Huddy which is better than nothing considering that guy's done nothing since Teenage Heartbreak, so I'll take what I can if it means getting more of this expired and overplayed pop-punk.
Another DGD album, another silky, catchy chorus with gratingly harsh vocals. Speaking on the latter, I think I've gotten used to how nonsensical some of the lyrics are with Jon Mess' side of writing. The argument I've seen is that his vocals are more of an instrument to add some harsh flavours on top, and that his lyrics are meant to be nonsense and is being said for the sake of being said. Personally I think that argument ... read more
I unsurprisingly love every song on here to a degree except the grand but surprisingly weak ... read more
For years, the one thing I've always despised this album is how this album was produced and I put the blame on Butch Walker for this one. While I don't think he's the worst producer in the pop-punk ... read more
A bit heavier from Jackpot Juicer, Afterburner is more aggressive and gnarly in terms of how punchier the riffs and drums are, but effectively still carry the catchiness they're known for ... read more
The harsh vocalist I'm lukewarm about. The talent's amazing and kills it whenever his parts play, I'm just really turned off everytime his writing turns a full 180. I'm just left confused everytime a line shows ... read more