Brokencyde - BC 13 (Cover Artwork)


Brokencyde: BC 13BC 13 (2008)
Suburban Noize Records

Reviewer Rating: 0.5
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Contributed by: skaboomskaboom
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Brokencyde is a poor man's I Set My Friends on Fire. You know, that band of skinny dudes who do nü-screamo vocals over crunk beats? Brokencyde is like that, but somehow worse. I could probably end this review right here, but as this seems to be what the kids are listening to these days, here's w.
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Brokencyde is a poor man's I Set My Friends on Fire. You know, that band of skinny dudes who do nĂ¼-screamo vocals over crunk beats? Brokencyde is like that, but somehow worse.

I could probably end this review right here, but as this seems to be what the kids are listening to these days, here's what you need to know if you encounter a Brokencyde fan in your local Hot Topic:

There are four guys in the band (or, as they refer to themselves on MySpace, the "crew"), who share duties ranging from "vocals" to "gangsta raps" to "growls" to "hypeman." Over beats almost undoubtedly stolen from other crunk artists, these budding young musicians either alternately or simultaneously emulate every embarassing "extreme" vocal trend of the past five years. If you can get past the wall of abrasive noise, you'll appreciate such subtle and nuanced lyrics as this gem, from their song "Schitzo":

1, 2, we're coming for you
3, 4, lock your door
5, 6, suck on my dick"
The five tracks on their BC 13 EP offer little in terms of variety. They all feature repetitive, disjointed lyrics that aim for shock value with misogynistic and violent themes. There is no sense of buildup or tension, the music tries to be as heavy as it can at all times, and fails in almost every regard imaginable. While it may be useful to keep one Brokencye song on your playlist for the next time you hold a house party and need to clear the room of people who overstay their welcome, there are no other redeeming qualities to be found here. This is the epitome of flavor-of-the-week, disposable bullshit.


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mattminds (July 7, 2010)

don't call this a band.

keithus (October 31, 2009)

Anyone who likes this band should be executed and then have their corpse deported

YourWifesBoyfriend (June 23, 2009)

By the way, this begs the question Who would rather go see live, if you had to, Insane Clown Posse or Brokencyde? Its like if you had to choose cut off your arm or your leg....but worse.Much worse.

Leonidas (May 5, 2009)

wut teh fux r u on?!?!?!/ dis album is da best!!!11 itz really orignal and awsum! brokencyde wil nevr die!!11

pastorrichards (April 17, 2009)

Up the punx!

LushJ (April 8, 2009)

Ha ha ha ha....

Aw geez, this is triple ungood.

SilentStorms (April 8, 2009)

Holy crap I checked these retards out, and yes, they suck severe ass.

scorpiondeathlock (April 7, 2009)

score is for those lyrics

cuffer (April 7, 2009)

Finally something original! We need something fresh and new in punk rock and these guys are perfect!

AlexPardee (April 7, 2009)

Rorschach's diary, 7th April 2009: Brokencyde, band with deeply wrong lyrics. Scene kids love it. Must investigate further.

bigwig1022 (April 7, 2009)

to make this article truly stink of orgcore, this is Brendan Kelly's take on brokencyde:
http://badsandwichchronicles.blogspot.com/2009/03/le ts-get-freaky-now.html

KidDangerCat (April 7, 2009)

10 stars for the review.
0 For the album.

givemeamuseumandillfillit (April 6, 2009)

Stop with the comparisions....

This shit's a poor mans I Set My Friend On Fire? Well, they are constantly called "a poor mans Genghis Tron"...

Stop with this fucking lumping in bullshit. Just because a band doesn't have a normal set-up it doesn't mean that they sound like other bands who don't. It's literally the exact thing as saying "This band has guitars, drums and bass so yeah, they sound like Slayer, Gym Class Heroes, Hot Water Music and Primus".

dante3000 (April 6, 2009)

I love the "people who like this" Feature. I gave it a 5/5 and currently 8 of the album shown are ones I reviewed.

ddb43 (April 6, 2009)

I heard so much negative shite about this band that I finally had to go and give it a listen. It kind of sounds like my stomach talking when I haven't eaten in a long time. WTF is that noise??? I had to run as fast as I could to listen to some new Propagandhi to get that shit out of my head. I hope I'm never hungry again!!

Sugerbuns (April 5, 2009)


People will enjoy this.

genebuonaccorsi (April 5, 2009)

the people who liked this feature can be a bit skewed at times

thatsyouth (April 5, 2009)

People who liked this also liked This Sinking Ship? Fuck that. I loved This Sinking Ship and I fucking hate this.

martinNZ09 (April 5, 2009)

"Expect them to sign to Epitaph in the near future."


mattramone (April 5, 2009)

" As a community we're saying a staunch NO to lame bullshit like this. Too fucking right."

I do enjoy our Two Minutes' Hate whenever shit like this or Bemis and Butthead shows up.

HumanUnkind (April 4, 2009)

I agree that giving them negative press will probably only fuel them, however I feel it's probably a good thing that they did put a review of this up. As a community we're saying a staunch NO to lame bullshit like this. Too fucking right.

PoliticsOfStarving (April 4, 2009)

It makes me want to cry that people in the world actually like this.

I don't understand it. Last week some guy was trying to explain to me why Nickelback are so amazing and why the singer from Evanescence is the best female vocalist of all time.

How can people listen to the music that they do?

I fucking hate people.

mclz (April 4, 2009)

as an april fools joke, this review should have been posted with a 5/5

trevor905 (April 4, 2009)

did you actually review this wow
no respect

xjustx24 (April 4, 2009)

easily one of the worst bands ever, just so happened to be booked on one of their shows in Indiana while on tour, and it was horrible, but for some reason kids were soo stoked to see them. They took an extra 30-45 minutes to start because their lights werent working right! Fuck this band is a waste of space

NewKid (April 4, 2009)

It's dissapointing that this would even be reviewewd here. Why give them the press? I think Dante said it best, they will thrive off negative press.


paris_in_flames (April 3, 2009)

rating is for how bad they are

Ellsi (April 3, 2009)

this band is about as bad as it gets

cameronfits (April 3, 2009)

wowzers, suck never sucked so bad, ill dress as an underage girl and let them touch me and hopefully they get locked up.

minus_20_scene_points (April 3, 2009)

honestly, i feel like s7even and mikl are stepping all over phat j (clearly the creative focal point of this album). I don't know if it has to do with the way the album was mixed or if they're going for a heavier/progressive sound, but i just feel the whole ep is muddled. I'm curious as to how this new dynamic will play out live, especially with antz's "lights/fog/dmx."


Windfall (April 3, 2009)

My friend and I have nothing in common musically, except for burning hate of brokencyde.

llmp (April 3, 2009)

I just now realized their name isn't Brokencycle.

24HourPriapism (April 3, 2009)

i saw that video for these jokers (i hesitate even calling them a band) on youtube a couple months ago and honestly thought it was a stupid teenage hoax. imagine my dismay when i found out it wasn't, and that they were fairly well-known.

skaboom (April 3, 2009)

briennis Yeah I know, and it's an easy target. I have a friend who sincerely, non-ironically listens to them (and is over 18, even scarier). I sat through the entire EP during a car trip, I figured I gave it a more thorough listen than anyone else on here would have, so there we go.

Ravnos (April 3, 2009)

I would beat them with a lead pipe until they came to their sense.

Fixed that for you.

mattramone (April 3, 2009)

"If I had a kid that listened to this I don't know what I'd do."

I would beat them with a copy of Apoclypse Dudes until they came to their sense.

joe_weasel (April 3, 2009)

new goal: get this EP into the top ten albums of the month.

bornofthenight (April 3, 2009)

i expected to see NO stars

hilarious that they're getting ripped on by their own tourmates lolz

niveK82 (April 3, 2009)

I am skaboom!

miniblindbandit (April 3, 2009)

that's a shiny album cover.

theonetruebill (April 3, 2009)

Mikexdude - Socialcide was amazing. God that band was good.

Skaboom is alive!?!?!?

Brokencyde. Ugh.

briennis (April 3, 2009)

Score is for people who think it's interesting, relevant, or worthwhile to shit on something thats so obviously not worth expending any effort thinking about.

Archangel (April 3, 2009)

This honestly could have been a one star review with a picture of the band or a link to that fucking video of theirs.

Good review anyway.

kylewagoner (April 3, 2009)

Thank you.

fattony (April 3, 2009)

Listening to this shit is what I imagine having an abortion is like.

BipedCasserole (April 3, 2009)

I'm assuming their entire fan base is 15-year-old girls.

Score is for 15-year-old girls.

binaural111 (April 3, 2009)

Rating is for the review.

Dante3000 (April 3, 2009)

I've said it before and I'll say it again, these guys literally can not lose. I hate their music but they're the type of band that will thrive on negative press. Pan their album, kick them of Warped Tour, it just makes them "too real" and more likely to appeal to some chick who's looking for her first baby daddy.
They'll never be a legitimate band, but neither were Kottonmouth Kings.
P.S. they're labelmates with Unwritten law!

badbrain (April 3, 2009)

These guys fuckin rule

danperrone (April 3, 2009)

worst "band" of all time

hamonrye (April 3, 2009)

They look like douches, no listening necessary.

I'd like some feedback from the band, please.

LinoleumMagazine (April 3, 2009)

I finally checked out their videos on youtube and holy hell that is some hilariously terrible crap.

The best part is the kids that get all pissed at the comments about how shitty they are. "If you don't like Brokencyde then just don't listen to them! Waaah!"

Did our parents hate our music as much as I hate this stuff?
If I had a kid that listened to this I don't know what I'd do.

bxbomber (April 3, 2009)

When you have the dude from Sense Fail ripping on you every night of your tour, thats pretty sad.

sporkandfoon (April 3, 2009)

For a second I thought it said they were on Suburban Home and I got very sad.

Also, Brenden Kelly ripped into these guys a few weeks ago and it was pretty hilarious.

the_other_scott (April 3, 2009)

if limp bizkit was even worse than their current status worst band of the past 50 years, they would still be better than this garbage.

Cyanotic (April 3, 2009)

I can honestly say there will never be and never has been anything as bad as this, uh, "group". Fuck this shit.

mikexdude (April 3, 2009)

Awful, awful. Some of the worst shit I've ever heard. Their name kind of reminds me of a hardcore band.


Kind of..

Anyways, shit. Utter shit.

spoon_of_grimbo (April 3, 2009)

spot-on review. this band are absolute dog arse. i heard half of one of their songs, and that was 2minutes of my life i'll never get back.

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