Architects have well and truly outdone themselves this time.
They've created a huge, anthemic, brutal, emotionally uncompromising album that could well go down with the greats of metalcore (Converge - Jane Doe, Botch - We Are The Romans, etc)
Every single member of the band has stepped up their game to a huge degree.
Sam's vocals are the most obvious improvement, and he's the glue that holds this album together. People have noted his near one pitch scream as a flaw for the most part, but the one pitch he's chosen is the perfect one to convey what he's trying to say. He sounds like a man on the edge, very reminiscent of Jacob Bannon at times, maybe not in sound, but… Read more