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Arkham

Arkham: MahkraMahkra (2002)
Volcom Entertainment

Reviewer Rating: 1


Contributed by: moldyMoldy
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Arkham is a band with a different sound that makes it hard to place in a category or compare with other bands. I think that this band reminds me a lot of At The Drive In, with some influence from the screamo/emotional hardcore. Very often on this release there are soft melodic almost pretty parts .
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Arkham is a band with a different sound that makes it hard to place in a category or compare with other bands. I think that this band reminds me a lot of At The Drive In, with some influence from the screamo/emotional hardcore. Very often on this release there are soft melodic almost pretty parts followed by screams and a harder and louder music.

The lyrics are really hard to understand, partly because they are either screamed or kind of mumbled/slurred together with the music, which was kind of interesting at first, but quickly got old. Also a lot of the songs seemed to sound the same and just really melt together into a type of white noise that I have been using while trying to study to keep my room from being too quiet and letting my mind wander.

To me this cd really has nothing to offer the listener and actually gets boring after a few listens, the emotional parts aren't interesting and the screaming isn't that good. There are a few cool musical parts, but none that really that grabs a hold of you. If you can't get enough of bands with weird screamy sounds or like ATDI a whole hell of a lot, you might be interested, but I'm not.

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Anonymous (November 27, 2005)

I love arkham because my fav. band of all time is Nirvana. They sound great. I love "Better than me" and some others but there are some i dislike. ALOT. Aside from those shitty songs. Arkham pwns.

chonkchoners (December 15, 2002)

i think its funny when people say something like "so? its better than mtv!!" so are a bunch of other things. it doesnt make anything special to be better than something on mtv. i havent heard arkham, and if youre saying theyre better than stuff on mtv, im not gonna feel compelled to look into them.

Anonymous (December 12, 2002)

i think that this album rocks...it's much better than the fucking shit on mtv. their next album will be huge

Anonymous (December 11, 2002)

this cd is complete crap, i cant believe i wasted my money on this. for some reason they sounded decent at the warped tour, thats when i bought it. arg.

Anonymous (December 11, 2002)

this album rocks. you guys are stupid.

Anonymous (December 10, 2002)

actually these guys sound much more influenced by Nirvana than by At The Drive-In... but unfortunately sound nowhere as great

Bryne (December 10, 2002)

The title of the CD is just the band's name backwards.

Lame.

kirbypuckett (December 10, 2002)

The artwork is cool, that's about it.

- Scott
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(Math won't miss you)

Anonymous (December 10, 2002)

cold cement still burns thy skin.

beach the minerals like whales caught in the night's headlights.

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