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Shattered Realm

Shattered Realm: From the Dead End Blocks Where Life Means NothingFrom the Dead End Blocks Where Life Means Nothing (2005)
Eulogy Recordings

Reviewer Rating: 1.5


Contributed by: Matt_WhelihanMatt Whelihan
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I can't even begin to tell you how excited I was when I learned that I would be reviewing Shattered Realm's From the Dead End Blocks Where Life Means Nothing. I had heard so much about this thing called "tough guy" hardcore, and ever since I read fellow staffer FortyMinuteWest's review of Shattered .
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I can't even begin to tell you how excited I was when I learned that I would be reviewing Shattered Realm's From the Dead End Blocks Where Life Means Nothing. I had heard so much about this thing called "tough guy" hardcore, and ever since I read fellow staffer FortyMinuteWest's review of Shattered Realm's Broken Ties…Spoken Lies…, they have been on my list of bands to check out.

Shattered Realm combine chugga chugga riffs (awesome!), with double-bass beats (double awesome!), and some metal undertones (brutally awesome!) to create a serious and devastating sound. Still, let's not forget what really makes a tough guy band: Some kick-ass Cookie Monster vocals! New vocalist Joe Hardcore brings the hate with his sweet and near indecipherable style. It may just sound like, "Blah blarg blarg blah blarg RARRRRR," but he is actually singing about tough shit like dead friends, hardcore, and enemies. The most downright stunning lyrics on the album however can be found on "Eat Shit." Its five word content of "Eat shit, go to hell" is sure to be the mantra for tough guy hardcore fans everywhere.

My only complaint about this album is that every now and then Shattered Realm stop bringing the mosh or the breakdown and make themselves stand out from their tough guy brethren, and well, I think that hint of individuality needs to go. Also, some of the lyrics like, "When did knuckles and tattoos make you the fuckin' man?" seem like they may be critical of the awesomeness that is tough guy hardcore. But hey, besides that, this album is totally fucking brutal and vicious, a real pit pleaser!

 

 
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Anonymous (May 28, 2006)

this is a badass edition to the true HARDCORE scene..all you assholes gotta remember..hardcore kids arent musicians..so quit hatin..or man up and bring your ass to the pit..you wont have shit to say then..BITCHES!..much respect and gratitude for these guys..cant wait to see um again

Anonymous (May 28, 2006)

this is a badass edition to the true HARDCORE scene..all you assholes gotta remember..hardcore kids arent musicians..so quit hatin..or man up and bring your ass to the pit..you wont have shit to say then..BITCHES!..much respect and gratitude for these guys..cant wait to see um again

Anonymous (February 16, 2006)

watch FSU kick your ass for those 1 and 1/2 stars.

kenfuggit (February 14, 2006)

SPAZZ famously suggested in 1999 that LP holes are small enough to fit a record collector's cock. I'd like to suggest now in 2006 that the flesh tunnels that Eulogy/Thorp fans put in their ears suggests the average girth of penis they can fit into their urethras when they "sheath" each other.*

-Ken

*"Sheathing" refers to the sexual act of having another man fuck your pee hole. It is not to be attempted lightly.

Nick_V (February 13, 2006)

I'll stick with Poison Idea, but thanks anyway.

Anonymous (February 13, 2006)

Actually, according to a Google search, the lyrics are as follows -

"eat shit, go to hell.
you can eat shit,
you can fuck yourself,
you can go straight to hell."

I think the reviewer is missing some poignant insights in the subtext by not quoting the whole song. Bra-vo, SR.

xote (February 12, 2006)

These guys are just bad

Anonymous (February 12, 2006)

I wish this band would go the way of the infamous TUSCON IDIOT.

NEVER CARED A THING ABOUT ME!
I WILL NEVER FORGET YOU!!!

-Will

Anonymous (February 12, 2006)

Score is for the review.

rkl (February 12, 2006)

at first i thought this was shattered faith. stupid hangovers.

Anonymous (February 12, 2006)

worst band of all time

Anonymous (February 12, 2006)

you know what, sometimes its alright to listen to some stupid music and enjoy it.

Anonymous (February 12, 2006)

this review summed up the album

TheOneTrueBill (February 12, 2006)

These guys and Donnybrook are basicly murderers in my eyes.

Anonymous (February 12, 2006)

stupid review for a stupid album ok

etwiels88 (February 12, 2006)

Joehardcore comin atchya

Anonymous (February 12, 2006)

The review you linked to was a thousand times better then this one.

Score is for the other review.

Anonymous (February 12, 2006)

pit pleaser! next level.

fuck this band.

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