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Enough apple-polish to swoon the hippest of kids
This is quite possibly the oddest signing yet for Germany's AFM label. Albeit late for 2007, the label clearly had high sales hope for a band similar to Linkin Park and Korn. Absolute are a boy band (the cover proves it) dabbling in all sorts of synths, loops, scratching and the occasional distorted riff. It is fun, with enough apple-polish to swoon the hippest of kids, but has no real place on a crowded label lineup.
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