This is a strong contender for the best metalcore album I've heard this decade, and one of my favorites of the year in any genre. It's got the relentless brutality of the best original metalcore acts with a dynamic, almost cyberpunk edge. It doesn't overstay its welcome, either. Code Orange had better be brewing up a potent followup to Forever, because it looks like Vein has just snatched their crown as the most interesting new metalcore band working.
Favorite tracks: Virus://Vibrance, ... read more