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Hidden In Plain View

Hidden In Plain View: Hidden In Plain ViewHidden In Plain View (2003)
Drive-Thru Records

Reviewer Rating: 1.5


Contributed by: LostInTheCrowd13LostInTheCrowd13
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I didn't know the lead singer from The Early November was in two bands. Oh wait, he isn't. This just happens to be another typical whiny singer coming our way via Drive-Thru Records. With that said I would like to introduce you all to the newest addition to DTR, Hidden In Plain View. While l.
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I didn't know the lead singer from The Early November was in two bands. Oh wait, he isn't. This just happens to be another typical whiny singer coming our way via Drive-Thru Records. With that said I would like to introduce you all to the newest addition to DTR, Hidden In Plain View.

While listening to the first track I thought I had accidently purchased The Early November CD. After stopping my stereo and ejecting the CD to check to make sure I bought the right CD, I realized I had. This led me to believe that this CD was going to be a disappointment. After listening to the first song I realized this CD was going to be no different then the last 5 I have purchased.

The lyrics to these songs aren't that bad. The way they are sung is a whole different story though. The normal lead singer with screaming in the background. The background singer repeating the words the singer just sang. Haven't I heard that before?

All in all the CD was a disappointment. I don't blame DTR though. I blame myself for thinking they could produce something original worth listening to.

 


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Anonymous (March 24, 2006)

I agree...this band fucking sucks. This isn't punk...this is typical, generic, pussified whiny goddamn emo. People rave about how this band rocks. Their singer sounds like he hasn't reached puberty, and screams like a little girl, and the music itself is rehashed and watered down beginner level power chords that anyone who has basic knowledge of how to play a guitar can play. Seriously, how is that good music? If you're a pussy ass emo fag, then yeah you'll appreciate this band. If you want some REAL punk, go listen to NOFX, Rancid, Descendents, Pennywise, Superjoint Ritual, Agnostic Front, Black Flag, S.O.D, M.O.D, Corrosion of Conformity, Suicidal Tendencies, Warzone, Leeway, or any other TRUE punk band! Emo pussy wimps!

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Anonymous (March 5, 2005)

HIPV rocks!!! good job guys!

TENemorocker182 (July 17, 2004)

Who ever did this main review is a fuckin dickhead pussy ass bitch. Your so lame mabye you should get some better taste in music you stupid bitch cause obviously your in so much denial about yourself or your penis or something that you cant do a fucking decent review so stop hating on HIPV. You make somthing up that sounds better than this and then send it to me and I will see if your able to fuckin judge shit you fuck head.!!

boba_fett (January 7, 2004)

"you should definitely see their live show"

no you really shouldnt. unless you like really bad music.

jwdanperci (January 6, 2004)

Hidden In Plain View sucks the major fucking cock all of you asshole bitches who like them should kill yourselves you cunt guzzling fruitcakes. Thank you and Have a nice day :-)

Anonymous (January 6, 2004)

Dear "Lost In The Crowd 13"

A review is a piece of journalism. It is meant to be informative and critical of the subject, for bad or good. Quite frankly you are a shit journalist. You are not worthy of writing a review of this album.

The over used comments such as "i checked my CD player to make sure I was not listening to *insert band name here* is very boring now.

Not only is this a good album, but you my friend are a twat.

Thank you for your attention.

PS Do not write a review under the name of "Lost In The Crowd 13" again, as it makes you look like even more of a penile wart than you are (and you are a large, puss filled one at that).

FortyMinutesWest (January 2, 2004)

" every review of this album uses that whole sarcastic "i puled the cd out to see if it was the right one" remark and its not funny any more. "

That should tell you something about the album.

Anonymous (December 31, 2003)

"Even if a band sucks, when you call them something like "Hidden in Shitview" you sound like a 13 year old kid who is so proud of the name that it ranks second behind filling his ass up with peanut butter so his dog licks it out as his best ideas ever"

that was almost funny, but it fell short

Anonymous (December 31, 2003)

Even if a band sucks, when you call them something like "Hidden in Shitview" you sound like a 13 year old kid who is so proud of the name that it ranks second behind filling his ass up with peanut butter so his dog licks it out as his best ideas ever

Anonymous (December 31, 2003)

this review sucks. every review of this album uses that whole sarcastic "i puled the cd out to see if it was the right one" remark and its not funny any more. get some originality and some real critisms of this album

Anonymous (December 30, 2003)

QUICK!

Pull the review down before Drive Thru Records files a lawsuit for defamation of bad music.

Anonymous (December 30, 2003)

fuck my ass fuck fuck my ass

Anonymous (December 30, 2003)

holy shit now that is brilliant.

funkisdead (December 29, 2003)

i think rosie perez posted that.

funkisdead (December 29, 2003)

"dude, wtf? i mean, im sure ur some crazy punk rock guy, and isnt being some crazy punk rock guy all about "only God can judge me" or "u cant judge me,...u dont kno how it is to live my life" so wtf are u bitching about?? no one made u BUY the album. even if i hated DTR i wud be saying this cuz soo many pple bitch about wat they DONT listen to. its cool that u put out ur opinion but why be so goddam harsh? many ppl can get all pissed off when someone makes fun of their taste in music but to go out and make fun of OTHER pple's type of music...thats being hypocritical dont u think? u can say that a CD sucked without completley goin all out dissing the band/record label in such a sorry ass way! damn, pple need to stop this shit. for the record, i liked this ep..the only thing that sucked about it was that it was too short."

what the fuck.

Anonymous (December 29, 2003)

shit, of course.

review's for the score.

Anonymous (December 29, 2003)

To the guy who said their first cd was good:
What did it sound like?

Anonymous (December 29, 2003)

wow, this review gave me herpes.

Anonymous (December 29, 2003)

this band has the worst name i've seen in a long, long time.

they should tour with Verticle Horizon and Third Eye Blind.

Anonymous (December 29, 2003)

why are there all the sudden reviews from the small chicago label LLR? this band and 504plan are/were both on that label, when the only good band from that label is the academy.

Anonymous (December 29, 2003)

Their first CD before Drive Thru, Operation Cut Throat, had some good shit on it. I don't know what happened but they totally changed their sound. They should go back to where they started. Is someone else writing their music?

8dollarclarinetsolo (December 29, 2003)

i saw them and was obviously uninterested, but my friend who moderately liked them said they werent any good live, so take that for something i guess. it should probably be easy to tell that this is shit without a review, but i guess this works for anyone who was on the fence

Anonymous (December 28, 2003)

this cd is good. their live performance is better. and they personally are great guys.

if you actually take these reviews seriously on this page, then you need your head checked.

Anonymous (December 28, 2003)

dude, wtf? i mean, im sure ur some crazy punk rock guy, and isnt being some crazy punk rock guy all about "only God can judge me" or "u cant judge me,...u dont kno how it is to live my life" so wtf are u bitching about?? no one made u BUY the album. even if i hated DTR i wud be saying this cuz soo many pple bitch about wat they DONT listen to. its cool that u put out ur opinion but why be so goddam harsh? many ppl can get all pissed off when someone makes fun of their taste in music but to go out and make fun of OTHER pple's type of music...thats being hypocritical dont u think? u can say that a CD sucked without completley goin all out dissing the band/record label in such a sorry ass way! damn, pple need to stop this shit. for the record, i liked this ep..the only thing that sucked about it was that it was too short.

Anonymous (December 28, 2003)

Alright...I hate this band as much as the next guy, but the reviewer actually went out and BOUGHT IT. wouldn't you expect the maximum suckage?

Anonymous (December 28, 2003)

millikin U is for pussies

Anonymous (December 28, 2003)

"by far the WORST. REVIEW. EVAR"

that hurts just to read

Anonymous (December 28, 2003)

Yeah my review does suck ass.

Anonymous (December 28, 2003)

Why do you have to eject the cd to see who the band is? Don't you have the case right there?

And boy....you can't remember what cd you bought? Come here, I got a blender to sell 'ya.

Anonymous (December 27, 2003)

Honestly this shit is so bad I can understand why this guy wouldn't want to waste time telling everyone what sucks about it. He said it sounds like the early november and every other peice of shit Drive Thru has put out. That's enough for me, quit crying pussies. How many of you actually thought you'd buy this record anyway? I'm sure most of us had an idea regardless of this review. And about 50% of the reviews on here get the "worst review ever on this site" comment.

Anonymous (December 27, 2003)

http://www.millikin.edu/mr/Music/howto3.html

TheMaestro (December 27, 2003)

score is for the cd, and a 4th of that is for the review.

um idon't understand what your fucking problem is "lost in the crowd 13". quit living.

Anonymous (December 27, 2003)

This here review seems to be going for "most-hated" on site.

Anonymous (December 27, 2003)

horrible horrible review. did you even know what the ealy november sound like? Biased from the start, if ya didn't want to listen, then don't write a shitty review.

sweetsugarpezz (December 27, 2003)

by far the WORST. REVIEW. EVAR.

and im pretty sure this band sucks too.

Anonymous (December 27, 2003)

this is just as bad as the latest saves the day review.

-scotty

Anonymous (December 27, 2003)

you people KNOW shit

Anonymous (December 27, 2003)

i like this cd. yes, it sounds like everything else, but their drummer is pretty sick for being such a young kid. you should definitely see their live show, anyway. and yea, their older stuff put this album to shame. OMFG GO ELITIST MOTHERFUCKERS!#@%

Anonymous (December 27, 2003)

may i ask what the fuck was going through your head when you wrote this? obviously everyone on this site is going to agree with you that hidden in shitview sucks major dick, but you could have at least put an ounce of thought into this review. this is probably the worst review i've ever read on this site, and i've been comming over here for 2 years. please do everyone a favor and don't submit anymore reviews if you're going to put zero thought into them. this was ridiculous.

the hidden in plainview album sucked cause the first song was horrible. the second - 4th songs were mediocre and everything past that was crap i've heard before. but at least this review is way fucking better than yours you crap weasel.

Anonymous (December 27, 2003)

i just vomited in my mouth.
-funkisdead.

Anonymous (December 27, 2003)

yes you should blame your self... 5 cd's god damm...

Anonymous (December 26, 2003)

These guys used to rock. Not in a hardcore way, but in a really good pop-punk/power pop way. I KNEW signing to Drive Thru would ruin them.

Anonymous (December 26, 2003)

Suck my dick suck suck my dick and its big yes and its big

i-type-poorly (December 26, 2003)

They should shorten their name to just "Plain"

Haggard (December 26, 2003)

You don't even need a review. You can just look at what label this is on and realize it is terrible.

-Justin

Anonymous (December 26, 2003)

it must say something about your tastes that the last 5 cds you bought all sucked; probably goes along with how much this review sucked. if you're going to schlag a record, at least give some reasons why other than it sounds like everything else drive-thru has put out lately. duh, of course it does. that's what drive-thru is beating like a dead horse these days. go figure.

Anonymous (December 26, 2003)

that review didnt tell me anything... but it doesnt matter. drive thru records is a perfect representation of everything that is wrong with music today. drive thru and MTV are destroying hardcore.

Anonymous (December 26, 2003)

I don't care for Drive-Thru at all, (I don't consider RX Bandits a "Drive-Thru band", but this review is fucking horrible. You make no sense, and almost made a review just to bitch about a label you don't like. Next time, how about describing why the album eats cock, instead of some generic observations.

I'm not asking for Pitchfork, but come on. No gold star for effort here.

-sickboi

Anonymous (December 26, 2003)

shitty review dude

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