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Multiball: Endless JourneyEndless Journey (2005)
Indelirium

Reviewer Rating: 1.5


Contributed by: Matt_WhelihanMatt Whelihan
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It must take American musical trends quite a bit of time to reach Slovenia. On Multiball's second album, Endless Journey, the Europeans show that they are well versed in American sounds from ten years ago. They touch on everything from the melodic skatecore that Fat and Epitaph popularized, to the c.


It must take American musical trends quite a bit of time to reach Slovenia. On Multiball's second album, Endless Journey, the Europeans show that they are well versed in American sounds from ten years ago. They touch on everything from the melodic skatecore that Fat and Epitaph popularized, to the catchy and overproduced alternative scene that exploded in the wake of Nirvana's demise. While none of it is done particularly poorly, it just wreaks of carbon copy, like the band stole molds from `90s acts and cast their own songs with it.

"When I'm Done" starts the album off with some soft guitar strumming and a marching beat that builds into a galloping skatepunk song. Singer Gregor's voice is a bit dramatic, but the song recalls bands like Satanic Surfers and No Use for a Name. "We Don't Know Why" and "Friday Night Anthem" show off the band's harder rocking alternative side before returning to the skatecore sound on "Too Many." It is here that the band sounds best, combining soaring melodies with speedy drums and some crunchy riffing. Unfortunately, most of the album is filled with forgettable alt-rockers like "Supermarket Hero" and "Absent" or second-rate skatepunk tunes like "This One."

Multiball are competent songwriters, but aren't bringing enough creativity or melodic knowledge to the table in order to help distinguish themselves. Instead they have created a slick and forgettable album that touches on many `90s rock hallmarks.

 


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sirens (February 16, 2006)

you cant multiball in pinball 3-d....

Tommy is pretty bad ass at pinball.

kenjamin (February 10, 2006)

I've never seen the Simpson's pinball, any good?

Also, to the person with the deleted high score...Seinfield dude.

Anonymous (February 10, 2006)

pinball 3d / windows xp

Anonymous (February 10, 2006)

i like the new lord of the rings pinball machine...

skolarx (February 10, 2006)

simpsons pinball is awesome as well as the old star wars one from like 12/13 years ago. i think those are the only 2 i've ever done really good on

Anonymous (February 10, 2006)

Tales From the Crypt is my favourite pinnie. I had the machine record for three months at my local watering hole until some prick rebooted the thing and my records were deleted forever. That was five years ago now. Time heals all wounds i suppose but I still suffer sleepless nights occasionally and it would be safe to say my life has never really been the same since.

Shattered

rkl (February 10, 2006)

my roommate got one of those intellivision 15:1 things recently, and ive become addicted to the pinball game
only problem is that it likes to hang/cheat me when i exceed 30k points on one ball.

kenjamin (February 10, 2006)

okay let's talk about pinball machines. I like Adam's Family and maintaining multi-ball on Mars Attacks.

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