MUSINGS, PT. 1: ALBUMS I LISTENED TO YESTERDAY THAT I WILL PROBABLY NEVER LISTEN TO AGAIN
Janus – Red Right Return: Unspectacular radio hard pop that would’ve fared well as opener for Filter in 1996. Pass.
Last House on the Left – Among Flies: Darkest Hour Swedecore meets deathcore by numbers. Skip.
And Hell Followed With – Domain: Technically sound but completely uninteresting breakdowncore with a tinge of Black Dahlia envy. Pass.
Set Fire to Athens – s/t: Technically proficient metalcore that *might* have felt original in 2004. Pass.
Born From Pain – Survival: Hatebreedcore with dashes of death metal guitar and NYHC shout-along choruses. I need this why?
The first four albums:
Born From Pain: