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Band
Diecast
Title
Internal Revolution
Type
LP/EP
Company
Century Media
YOR
2006
Style
Metalcore/Hardcore
6/25/2008 - Review by: Sinnercorp

Diecast
Internal Revolution

Company: Century Media Records
Release: 2006
Reviewer: Sinnercorp
Genre: Metalcore
Rating
3.5



  • If you're a fan of well done metalcore, this is a worthwhile CD



  • On their fourth CD, the Boston based metalcore band Diecast has another new lineup, for this album--drummer Dennis Pavla and bassist Brad Horion. Diecast's new album, Internal Revolution, is different than some of the product put out by some other metalcore bands. Just about every metalcore band is taking several pages out of Killswitch Engage's playbook by lacing their hard hitting aggression with soaring choruses and sweet, clean vocals. Internal Revolution's slick overproduction and formulaic song structures will surely turn off some listeners. So many would argue it's about time they tweaked their sound a little and added some diversity. With fiery, fast chug and churn riffs, forceful, airtight double bass work, and throaty yelling, the beginning of the title cut is one of the disc's heaviest and meanest moments. If you can accept everything Diecast is, cliche or not, Internal Revolution serves as an enjoyable listen throughout. Not to mention these are very competent musicians who possess more than enough strength needed to make this record withstand a few cliche parts. It's still plenty heavy, muscular, and as tight as a clenched fist. Diecastís amorphous sound will appeal to those looking for a band that can be alarmingly furious one minute and apologetic or contemplative the next. Diecast aren't breaking any new ground here, but if you're a fan of well done metalcore, this is a worthwhile CD.


    • 1 :REVIEW COUNT
      3.5 :AVE RATING

    ALL REVIEWS FOR: DIECAST
    TITLE
    DOR
    COMPANY
    REVIEWER DATE MADE RATING
    Internal Revolution
    2006
    Century Media
    Sinnercorp6/25/2008
    3.5
    Tearing Down Your Blue Skies
    2004
    Century Media
    Pandemonium554/13/2005
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