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Novemberkills

Novemberkills: And Tell Her I Loved HerAnd Tell Her I Loved Her (2003)
Self-Released

Reviewer Rating: 3.5


Contributed by: FashioningKnivesSkylinesTurnstiles
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Seems another one of those typical "core" bands have come out of the woodwork to try and cash in on the riches to be made off of impressionable kids. This album recorded by Long Island locals, Novemberkills, is generally predictable, but there is something about it that is interesting. The lyrics .


Seems another one of those typical "core" bands have come out of the woodwork to try and cash in on the riches to be made off of impressionable kids. This album recorded by Long Island locals, Novemberkills, is generally predictable, but there is something about it that is interesting. The lyrics aren't that incredible, the music doesn't blow you away, but underneath it all is a intriguing album.

It's a decent first release. Songs such as "Angel and a Bullet" and "Scene Stealer" show you exactly why this band has potential. However there are tracks such as "Something to be Said for Passion" which sound forced and generally boring. This band seems hit or miss on this CD and it translates into their live show.

All in all this band has potential as the next "big" Long Island "core" band but I believe it should try and develop some characteristics to set it apart from the overflow of similar bands nipping at its heels.

 

 
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Anonymous (October 3, 2004)

shut up you fags even if you dont like the music dont talk shit cause frank and all of them are nice dudes and dont talk shit about you.

Anonymous (February 14, 2004)

I am addicted to this CD and while we're on the subject, NK you kiss my labido!

Anonymous (January 22, 2004)

I agree with that psyche shit, it's like primal... nk rocks

Anonymous (January 16, 2004)

*****O pleeze emo shmemo Get over it-this is not about you and your ideas about names & categories haha (r u really that shallow) this is a review of the band! Novemberkills is an eclectic ensemble... from Scene Stealer to The Culling Song, wow, every poesy and every sound from each band member brings us the balance of the NK experience which is this- the pouring forth of feeling and meaning to our own psyche. We relate, we've been there -its depth put in words in a way that rocks, it feels good. I like it ...

Anonymous (January 7, 2004)

absolutely the worst band name and album title ever. if someone made a parody emo band, it'd probably be this.

Anonymous (January 7, 2004)

if thats punk, then thats the most immature bullshit i've ever heard, and grow up. and "emo" should have never existed in the first place, its a stupid term to describe a style of music

some1 (January 5, 2004)

"emo" came from bands making music that sounded "hardcore" but had lyrics that were melodramatic as shit. This band is that to a tee.

what do you think makes a band emo? if these guys aren't, who is?

Anonymous (January 5, 2004)

If this band wasnt emo, the title would be more like "Tell Her That I Loved Banging Her in The Ass as She was Crying Begging me To Stop", or "Tell Her That I Loved Sodomizing Her Mother as Her Father and Brother Watched in Horror" Now thats punk

Anonymous (January 5, 2004)

a bands lyrics don't make them fuckin emo. are you kidding?! punk bands can write emotional lyrics, does that all of a sudden make them emo? fuckin rap artists can write emotional lyrics, does that make THEM emo? thats a fuckin stupid statement. i don't know where "emo" came from, but it should have never became a musical genre...people like the idiot below mistake it for what it was originally brought about from.

some1 (January 5, 2004)

How is this not emo? I quote:

she said "leave."
she said "leave before i do something i regret.",
as if affection shattered knees, we'd both be smaller in the end.
and i'm bending the word "please" as i whisper it to you.
hearts crushed like dead leaves, mine will be when you're through

this is not a cry for help.
i need no help to cry this time.
this is not a cry for help.
i need no help to cry this time.

If you enjoyed this record, you most definitely enjoy emo. Be proud. you need no help to cry this time.

Anonymous (January 5, 2004)

i thought this album was pretty dope from start to finish. i dono how many people actually heard this album who are commenting on it, but they show a pretty diverse style on almost every song, and definitely does not fall into the same place a lot of other long island bands are with the taking back sunday dual vocals.

Anonymous (January 4, 2004)

I think this is the most gripping "to-the-core" record in a long time. Plus to all you idiots there name rules. To me the name paints a truly esoteric imagine in my mind that I cant even begin to comprehend.

FortyMinutesWest (January 4, 2004)

MBD got their name from a movie.

Anonymous (January 3, 2004)

im not going to lie to you... Murder by Death is the worst name i have ever heard... but yet they kick so much ass.

Anonymous (January 2, 2004)

My goodness. I can't beleive there are actually people naive enough out there to actually judge an album on its name alone, without even hearing the music. Furthermore, there are people out there who think they're psychic and "know" what genre a band's music is by thier title. How DARE you people actually say how bad a band is because of its name alone. Try actually listening to the music first, you dimwits. You might as well say that The Used is "country" or Glassjaw is "techno". If you don't want to listen to Novemberkills, then by all means don't, but please stop spouting stupidity and getting it all over my clean clothes.

Anonymous (January 2, 2004)

I don't understand... wouldn't the height of an ignorant comment, be to judge a band on it's name and album title, before even hearing it's music? Some of those people who commented before are absolutely ridiculous. NK is about as "emo" as Saves The Day is "hardcore." Dismissive people only lose out on really good music... so go ahead, idiots. ::thumbs up::

Anonymous (January 2, 2004)

i just want to kiss a man

Anonymous (January 2, 2004)

i believe it doesn't matter what the name of a band is called, as long as you enjoy the music. you can have the stupidist name and sound so incredibly amazing and vise versa. some people tend to judge a band by it's name right away rather than actually listening to the music. but yeah, i enjoy them a lot.

Anonymous (January 2, 2004)

thanks pete! ha, and thank you too everyone who has so much as looked at our review and commented on it, whether it be bad or good. and as for everyone comparing us to glassjaw, we've had people rip us apart for sounding exactly like them, personally, i don't see it, i see a slight influence, but nothing that really leans me towards us sounding exactly like them. anyway, as far as that being something bad, i completely think thats an amazing acheivement. glassjaw is rediculously talented and they've accomplished what most bands dream of, as for us, i don't expect to get anywhere near that point, but its nice to be compared to a band like that. and i agree with what pete says, this site is completely "anti-emo", i respect all the comments made and even the review. its things like that, that make a band work harder. as for the name, i never liked it, this is the first band i've ever been in and i really didn't think that this band was going to get to any point that it had. anyway, thank you all for listening.

Anonymous (December 31, 2003)

I happen to have the November Kills album and although I agree it's not the best thing I've ever heard, I think the majority of the staff/members/visitors to this site are generally "anti-emo" as proven by your posts. The initial review of the album was respectable, honest, and pretty acurate. However the ignorant emo-hating follow ups are irrelevant, especially when discussing a band that isn't even emo. Keep rocking November Kills, don't let the bias get to you. (If you ever even read this)

-Pete

Anonymous (December 31, 2003)

I could just tell by the band name and title that this was going to be virtually horrible. If this is Long Island, I'm not a part of it-and I LIVE here.

FortyMinutesWest (December 31, 2003)

If emo was a building, tatecore would be the bathroom.

Anonymous (December 30, 2003)

I wish emo was a building & that building was on Broad St in Philadelphia. I wish that building would collapse on the Mummers during the New Years Day Parade. Two birds, one stone.

funkisdead (December 29, 2003)

spooge.

Anonymous (December 29, 2003)

if the emo building collapsed in flames.....that'd be really emo.

Anonymous (December 29, 2003)

i love glassjaw!

8dollarclarinetsolo (December 29, 2003)

your review doesnt sound like you would have given it a 7..

this score is for, uh... my dick

Anonymous (December 29, 2003)

why would you even listen to this when you have the new outkast album(s)? if it has potential, but it's not "good," then rate this a 5 or a 6, not a 7. decent review. keep it up.

-el vaquero

i-type-poorly (December 28, 2003)

marmalaaaade oh marmalaaade.
Keep it off my hand gernaaaade

GreenVandal (December 28, 2003)

grendae tastes good with sprinkles

Anonymous (December 28, 2003)

Even the links page is filled with bands that have shit emo names.

Anonymous (December 27, 2003)

yea gotta watch out for those grendae's

GreenVandal (December 27, 2003)

I wish emo was a building so I had something to actually throw the grendae at after I pulled the pin.

some1 (December 27, 2003)

I wish emo was a building, so that when it fell everyone in it would die.

Anonymous (December 27, 2003)

Yeah... there are too many bands that have similar titles and our albumn names like this.. way too many.... but that doesnt mean all emo is crap.

thursday rules.

FortyMinutesWest (December 26, 2003)

Terrible band name, and the album name is too close to Tell Her I Said Goodbye, who would destroy this ban.

i-type-poorly (December 26, 2003)

From the band name, album title, and art, i can assuredly say "Fuck this band". I can't wait for these guys to suffer the "downfall of emo" on the horizon...

ashton (December 26, 2003)

Jo gat ponkt

Anonymous (December 26, 2003)

Haha, I just said the same thing that Justin/Haggard said about 504plan and I want to extend my notion to this band aswell.

November can not kill you fuck.

- Scott the Sequel

Anonymous (December 26, 2003)

score is for the review.

Haggard (December 26, 2003)

Terrible, terrible name.

-Justin

Anonymous (December 26, 2003)

i've never heard of this band, and i'm from long island.

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