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If the music industry was fair, then Atreyu would be huge!!!
on 3 November 2002
If you have never previously heard of this band or not heard anything by them, let me give you the run-down... Take the sheer intensity of Killswitch Engage, the inhuman growls of Raging Speedhorn, the diversity of Poison the well and the undeniable beauty of Thursday, mix 'em all together and you have Atreyu. They are signed to Victory Records, the home of Thursday, Boysetsfire, Hatebreed (before they went major label), Snapcase and many more great acts. This album, then... 'Suicide Notes and Butterfly Kisses' is out of this world, it's staggeringly original and a hugely successful mixture of the 'Beauty and the Beast' of metal today. The first song I heard by this band was the awesome 'Someone's Standing on my Chest' I was hooked, then I heard 'Ain't Love Grand', the most obvious single off the album, and I soon fell in love. When I bought the album, I soon realised there were even better tracks, my personal favourite, 'At Least I Know I'm a Sinner' is a superb mixture of emotions, with an infectiously catchy chorus...