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The New Enemy


The first track sounds like Kid Dynamite so right away I thought I found a new melodic hardcore band to fall in love with. Then there's track two...okay...this sounds like Quicksand or Handsome. The only way I can tell it's the same band is the vocals, which are far too gruff for this type of post hardcore rock. It's still decent. I haven't lost faith in the New Enemy just yet, even though they are a little confused on what they want to play. Ugh, the next two songs sound like something No Idea would put out. If you need a band to reference, think Off With their Heads. Oh what the hell? Then it's back to Quicksand thing. Make up your mind on what style you want to play guys. You play all three decent enough, it's just when you throw in all three is when Outsourced becomes an irritating listen. Also, your Kid Dynamite cover is probably the most generic cover I've heard all year. Lucky for you it's the 7th of January and I love KD so I'll let it slide. The New Enemy, pick a sound, personally I'd like to hear more of the post hardcore thing.

4.0 / 10Jason
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