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Various - Underworld Evolution [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] (Cover Artwork)

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Various: Underworld Evolution [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]Underworld Evolution [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] (2006)
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Reviewer Rating: 1


Contributed by: crazytoledocrazytoledo
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"Underworld Evolution"'s soundtrack is filled with a mix of metal, punk, 'core and industrial music. It's a combination that would have worked better several years back when nü-metal was in, but now it feels a little bit dated. Evolution has a few upsides to it. First off, the Atreyu song, "Her.
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"Underworld Evolution"'s soundtrack is filled with a mix of metal, punk, 'core and industrial music. It's a combination that would have worked better several years back when nü-metal was in, but now it feels a little bit dated.

Evolution has a few upsides to it. First off, the Atreyu song, "Her Portrait in Black," is easily the best song on the album. The song is way better than Atreyu's older work and while it seems to be a typical Atreyu song for a while, it's obvious that the songwriting skills by the band have improved and the song's solo is top notch. The soundtrack is also filled with a few good songs by metal rockers Trivium and Alkaline Trio. And while I hate Hawthorne Heights, I find their song title, "Where Do I Stab Myself in the Ears," to be properly titled.

As for the rest of the album, we're forced to endure a nü-metal side project of Chester Bennington that is pretty bad and sounds so much like Linkin Park that if you weren't told otherwise, wouldn't make a difference. There's also horrendous remixes of crappy emo bands such as Hawthorne Heights, Senses Fail and Aiden. And any album featuring Slipknot and Cradle of Filth is in a lot of trouble to start with.

In the end, the album has three good songs, and it's pretty obvious that I can't recommend it. However, the Atreyu song is extremely good and the tracks by Trivium and Alkaline Trio are pretty good, so all's not lost.

Next time, just drop the nü-metal remixes of emo bands and all the industrial music and then maybe we'll have a good basis for a better soundtrack.

 


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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.
SilentStorms (October 8, 2008)

And duuuuuude, if Atreyu has the best song on this comp we might as well burn every copy so no one has to listen to this fucking garbage (and I mean burn in the Farenheit 451 sense). Seriously ... fucking Atreyu tops the nutsack? Dirty testicle ass.

SilentStorms (October 8, 2008)

I agree, seriously the last couple of week's reviews are mediocre to terrible and I want to listen to something good. Is there no good music nowadays? What about Pyramids, or The Ocean, or Loma Prieta, or something that is actually decent? Well, I guess I should just kill myself.

Wait ... These Arms Are Snakes came out with a new album ... did you review that yet?

RYANGP (October 6, 2008)

the finch song on the first underworld soundtrack was sick; i still listen to that song

klonny (October 6, 2008)

I watched this movie with my parents in theaters because there was an Alkaline Trio song in it. When I found it wasn't in the movie, I was not stoked.

kpave (October 6, 2008)

what the fuck?

ejaculate_snorter (October 6, 2008)

What happened to quality control this week?

bombidol (October 6, 2008)

Seriously.

fallingupwards84 (October 5, 2008)

why the hell was this reviewed?

bombidol (October 5, 2008)

Stop reviewing this nonsense on this site.

RoyalWithCheese (October 5, 2008)

I love John Travolta! Grease rock!

jacknife737 (October 5, 2008)

best joke on .org yet.

greenvandal (October 4, 2008)

Oh Crazytoledo. How I have missed your crappy reviews and your even crappier opinions. Dudes got a heart of gold though.

As per usual, I will only rate the cover art. Chick is okay. I give it a one for photoshop effects.

I actually saw this movie and it sucked balls. Crazytoledo review crappy movie soundtrack = some sort of apocalyptic scenario. I don't even think Sarah Palin can save us now...

dual-a-corn (October 4, 2008)

Punknews, you're baffling me...

i-type-poorly (October 4, 2008)

why?

DrGunn (October 4, 2008)

oh my god the grease soundtrack is so good.

remainsunseen (October 4, 2008)

why the fuck was a MOVIE SOUNDTRACK reviewed on a punk website.

mezzy (October 3, 2008)

Wow... that was a really shit review.
the compo sucks there is no doubt about it, but that review was terrible.

TahoeJeff (October 3, 2008)

I guess I won't be running out and picking this up tomorrow...

tenwestchaser (October 3, 2008)

*at least...gotta get my correct grammar going if I don't want my reviews laughed at. My spelling sucks balls though, always has, so yeah...god I'm bored.

tenwestchaser (October 3, 2008)

Second....what the fuck is going on with these reviews this week? I'm going to make it a point to review atleast 1 solid effort for next weeks reviews. This is lame.

someone-yeah (October 3, 2008)

ahahaha what in the fuck is this doing here?

mikexdude (October 3, 2008)

Wait... are you serious?

Score is for the grease soundtrack.

mattramone (October 3, 2008)

This is as useless as tits on rock.

xote (October 3, 2008)

Why the hell did I take the time to read this? Why the hell did someone review this? Why the fuck would anybody listen to this?

24HourPriapism (October 3, 2008)

also........"metal rockers alkaline trio"?

24HourPriapism (October 3, 2008)

why was this reviewed?

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