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Underoath - Define The Great Line

Mariano Rivera   (7 reviews)

Posted: 05/09/2006 | Comments: 272 | Rate:

I tried really hard to set aside my bias against this band and go for some journalistic integrity for this review. But, after about 13 seconds into track 1, sorry, I couldn't.

This band has changed a lot since they started out, going from weird christian metal-vocaled stuff with keyboards to the second comming of Taking Back Sunday. Either way, it was always awful and made me go sleepy. This deal is nothing new. I guess its a bit "harder" than the last one, but still not inventive or original like their fan base tries to pass them off as. The psuedo-breakdowns are even more boring than the played out ones we hear in a lot of metalcore, and the fact that EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM has a bed of that noise chord shit going on underneath it makes the whole album fucking unlistenable.

These chicks need to stop listening to Every Time I Die. Putting twang in your vocals is only cool if you're last name is Willams and your first name is Henry. Oh, and trying to sound all avant-garde only works if you have a little talent. The sung vocals are off-key (and don't tell me on purpose, anyone who sounds like shit on purpose deserves a slug between the eyes) and the screams sound exactly like all the other faggoty emo-core-bi-curious bags of shit currently flooding underground music.

And then theres the lyrics. Holy christ, the lyrics -
"They're watching, They're watching
I am being watched
This is overwhelming

Fucking brilliantly put, wow, I've never heard anything so poignant and piercing into my soul. Suck a cock.

I also tried really hard to find something about this I could pick out and not hate with every cell of my being, but alas, this turd's as corny as it comes. Fuck this band, this style, and anyone who likes it.

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25,328 Posts
I didn't like this cd at first. but it grew on me.

fuck me I guess.
the sandman
36,573 Posts
<3 wes
25,328 Posts
Like gay music. it's cool.
15,088 Posts
i was listening to cries of the past today and still love it (i could really care less what people say), but i hope i never listen to this album
4,998 Posts
haha, hilarious! I knew once I saw the Underoath album being reviewed here that it was going to be a good read... I almost like reading the horrible reviews on horrible bands as much as good reviews on good bands:) keep the shit up!
I find problems
5,092 Posts
fuck that band
hates chicken.
15,889 Posts
This is great. I hope Brickhouse keeps making you review horrible bands, because this made me laugh a lot.
I used to be cool.
12,617 Posts
This will probably only worsen my view of this band. I'm not listening. Hmmf.
from the jerk stor
168 Posts
its the wehh chord!!!!

the singer sounds like he's emulating dallas' vocals from maylene and the sons of disaster.
Decepticon Leader
289 Posts
I like it.
some guy
8,949 Posts
"i only lyk old underoath, lol"

Seriously, fuck this band.
some guy
8,949 Posts
And I agree on the off-key vocals. Singing is usually meant to be in tune.
the sandman
36,573 Posts
Originally posted by:postvegan

homophobia is flooding underground music

if faggots made decent music i'd respect them more. fuck your mother.
4,472 Posts
Longest thread on the site.

$10 on it.
thats right
1 Posts
liked the was fuckin awesome

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