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Adore Miridia

Adore Miridia: Adore MiridiaAdore Miridia (2005)
Goodbye Blue Skies

Reviewer Rating: 4.5


Contributed by: hobbitcorehobbitcore
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"Brutal? Technical? Sure buddy. You say brutal and technical...I say Botch and/or Coalesce ripoff." And you would be wrong. These guys make it work without paying too much homage to the past at all. The sheer heaviness of these songs combined with the creatively brutal guitar work combined with t.
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"Brutal? Technical? Sure buddy. You say brutal and technical...I say Botch and/or Coalesce ripoff."

And you would be wrong. These guys make it work without paying too much homage to the past at all. The sheer heaviness of these songs combined with the creatively brutal guitar work combined with the math-rock off-time intensity of the drumming turn this EP into a rabid animal that you will love at first bite (if you're into that sorta thing). Add to that mix the lowest, sickest non-death-metal vocals this side of Coalesce and you've got something special. A band that somehow manages to be mind-numbingly brutal and still maintain some level of innovation. Imagine that.

The one element in this band that I still can't get over, even after seeing them live countless times in the past 2-3 years, is the drumming. Even after switching drummers (and my god, their old drummer was sick) they still have one of the most technical drummers around who still has a good feel for the music, which many drummers lack. The time signatures this guy comes up with are mind-boggling, but (as with bands like Dillinger Escape Plan) the music doesn't collapse under the weight of its own technical prowace, but rather trudges on by the might of it. The guitar playing is almost equally impressive with rapid-fire, complex riffing and chord structures that perfectly complement the fast-paced rhythmic palpatations. The guy is definitely a tone freak, too. His guitar sound is monsterous and he owns all kinds of amazing equipment paid for by the recording studio that he runs from his own home.

Brutality and creativity are the words of the day with this CD and if they're what you're looking for, then settle in my friend and enjoy.

 

 
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Icapped2pac (February 16, 2005)

Botch? Coalesce? I'm in. We'll see how they hold up against those comparisons, though.

darkstarm (February 14, 2005)

"The guitar playing is almost equally impressive with rapid-fire, complex riffing and chord structures that perfectly complement the fast-paced rhythmic palpatations. "

dude. lame.

bogey4 (February 11, 2005)

Didn these guys break up, their site seems to be unclear.

"11.24.04
Adore Miridia is officially over. Thanks to anyone and everyone who helped us along the way, rocked out with us, and supported what we love best..."

But yes, i'm definately checking those mp3s out later on.

Anonymous (February 11, 2005)

haha, at last, a good chinatown comment.

elliot (February 11, 2005)

fuck yes! these guys are my boys! i did a very short tour with them, booked a couple shows for them, and even gave them a beach party at one of the shows so they could feel like they were back home in miami.

plus they're an incredible band. they deserve MUCH more attention than they get.

Anonymous (February 11, 2005)

"Brutality and creativity are the words of the day with this CD and if they're what you're looking for, then settle in my friend and enjoy."

Who's your friend? Is she hot?

-Chinatown

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