Title: InsurrectionLabel: Independent Release
previously reviewed Spreading the Disease’s ‘Viral’
way back when and was not overtly thrilled by their debut
EP. After a line-up overhaul the Kent metaller’s are
back with their first full-length album titled
release is a marked improvement on the aforementioned, but
there are still some rough patches here and there.
‘Words Unspoken’, ‘Whores of War’ and ‘Last
Goodbye’ feature anthemic choruses, but lack that bit of
quality in the verse and instrumental sections. With
that being said, there are one of two shimmers of brilliance
on show. The title track is totally killer and the
semi ballad of ‘Can't Let Go’ is the definite highlight.
The nu-metal vibe of ‘Brexit Wounds’ and ‘Discord’
are probably the more forgettable numbers, but as noted
above, this is a step in the right direction.
One can’t help but think this is very much a band in search of its identity and unsure of the direction they ought to be heading in. Still, there are some promising moments on display of where the band could go. 'Dischord', good chorus but a bit sticky and uninteresting in the verse.
are some fine sweet spots such as the semi-ballad ‘Can't
Let Go’ and Corey's vocals on 'Can’t Let Go and 'Last
Review by: Rob Herald
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