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MaceBlade42 -
100
The hype for this album is very real. Modern metal and progressive have a new face and it is Spiritbox. Well done.
Full review:

Spiritbox is a Canadian progressive metalcore group featuring former members of a project called iwrestledabearonce. The band consists of vocalist Courtney LaPlante, her husband and guitarist Mike Stringer, bassist Bill Crook, and drummer Zev Rose. After forming in 2016, the band released a plethora of tunes to stir up the interests of modern metal communities, ... read more

Recent Reviews

MaceBlade42 -
87
What a step up in quality. Converge knocked this one out of the park for it being so late in their career.
MaceBlade42 -
85
Converge really made a much better release here that feels like they're not afraid to be a little more ambitious.
MaceBlade42 -
78
Probably my least favorite to date, but still an interesting listen.
MaceBlade42 -
84
The follow up to Jane Doe was never going to be the most life changing experience, but this album has merit. It continues on the experimentation from before and begins to mold sludge metal into the mix. Converge clearly wear their influences here and showcase an album that feels gothic without resorting to tropes.
MaceBlade42 -
82
Converge open up more doors, incorporating jazz elements into their metalcore/thrash metal merge to create a memorable, lasting experience.

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Sep 24, 2021
whoa
Jun 28, 2021
glad you enjoyed, bit of a strange one but slaps imo
Jun 2, 2021
Thanks for the welcome! Figured it's probably about time I get this up and running :)
May 24, 2021
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Mar 24, 2021
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Mar 21, 2021
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Mar 17, 2021
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