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This Moment

This Moment: Finding a Voice in the DarkFinding a Voice in the Dark (2005)
Uprising Records

Reviewer Rating: 1


Contributed by: AnchorsAnchors
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http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=cliché I wanted that to be the entire review, but there's a minimum word tally, so thus, I will continue. I don't think I've ever disliked a band so much simply from reading a press sheet before. The three bands immediately compared to This Moment are .
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http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=cliché

I wanted that to be the entire review, but there's a minimum word tally, so thus, I will continue.

I don't think I've ever disliked a band so much simply from reading a press sheet before. The three bands immediately compared to This Moment are Bleeding Through, Atreyu, and Throwdown. Joy. If we're going on that basis, than Finding a Voice in the Dark are masters of imitation. They've honed their craft, and exemplified what it means to not have an identity of your own.

Just listening to this album, I can see the arms of 50 bro moshers purposely swinging their middle class suburban fists directly into somebody in the crowd who isn't even looking. Yeah, life's tough, so you better own that pit. Oh shit, here comes the breakdown! Spin-kick! They've got bad screaming, they've got bad singing, they've got breakdowns and power chords, it's all here kids. "I lost my voice tonight, it burns in the darkness / My tears shatter back inside the blade / Chocking on words which bind us all here / Leave this dream, this dream called life, kiss of arrows in my heart." Oh shit, here comes that next brutal breakdown! And then some more awfully sung vocals, and some heavy double bass. I can really feel the pain and heartbreak in their music. It speaks to me. Oh wait up a second, I have to adjust my bandana. Sorry, I can't type out reviews without looking hard.

There really is not a single good track on the entire album. It's all just as predictable as you can imagine, but the song titles would have told you that. "Do Angels Have Wings?," "Circle of Knives," "Chasing Grey," and "Breaking Glass Shackles." I'm sure Bleeding Through is proud. You know, every time I start to feel bad about being this utterly mean in a review, I try to put myself in the mindset of the band who made the music. And on that basis, there's no goddamn way in hell these guys want to do anything but cash in on a dying cow. Obviously it's hard to be original when seemingly everything's been done, but there's no excuse for this pile of garbage.

If you even think about buying this album, even to be ironic, I will come to your house and give you the beating of a lifetime, Jay and Silent Bob Style. And since I trust none of you want 5'10" 165 lbs worth of Upstate New York fury on your doorsteps, I'll assume nobody buys a copy of this.

 


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Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not respon sible for them in any way. Seriously.
Icapped2pac (December 19, 2005)

Nice, entertaining review with vivid imagery, Anchors, m'boy. Well done, old chap.

Anonymous (December 18, 2005)

Fuck You GreenVandal! Happy?

cherrycolarain (December 17, 2005)

Oh, I almost forgot.

Fuck you.

cherrycolarain (December 17, 2005)

This sounds nothing like Poison The Well, NOTHING! Ah, the days back when Atreyu used to be considered original (The days of "Suicide Notes And Butterfly Kisses"). Long gone now, noticing how "The Curse" is, thank god they are long gone.

GreenVandal (December 17, 2005)

"This review sucked. Where did you get your sarcasm? From watching Gallagher? This release is good as it was created by genuine people. If you like early Poison the Well, get this release."

Can I get a fuck you?

Anonymous (December 17, 2005)

"its not celine dion, its shania twain dude"

HA! My true purpose was to call out people who listen to shania Twain. You've walked right into my trap fwahahahaha.

-Ken

Godfather (December 17, 2005)

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=cliché

I wanted that to be the entire review, but there‚??s a minimum word tally, so thus, I will continue. - anchors

you should seriously do that for the next hawthorne heights....that album should be an exception to the the min. word tally

branden (December 17, 2005)

its not celine dion, its shania twain dude

Anchors (December 16, 2005)

We got some freezing rain and snow, it wasn't anything too bad though. 3-4 inches tops.

Anonymous (December 16, 2005)

This review sucked. Where did you get your sarcasm? From watching Gallagher? This release is good as it was created by genuine people. If you like early Poison the Well, get this release.

Anonymous (December 16, 2005)

"Frrrrrrroooooooommmmmmmm...... Thhhhiiiiiisssssssss ....Mommmmmmenttt.....!!!

Way to name your band after a Celine Dion song you buncha moshmetalemotards.

Anonymous (December 16, 2005)

I hold the labels fully responsible for putting this shit out, more so than the band who created it.

Kurt

Anonymous (December 16, 2005)

Yo anchors... you get the big snow storm last night?

skaboom (December 16, 2005)

This album changed my life. I swore off ska after listening to it.

Anonymous (December 16, 2005)

awesome review, i could almost feel the angst of listening to crappy music.

GreenVandal (December 16, 2005)

Amen Anchors. Amen.

Godfather (December 16, 2005)

move over hawthorne heights

there's a new sherriff in town

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