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  • Summary: The third full-length studio release for the Minneapolis punk band was produced by Bill Stevenson of the Descendents.
  • Record Label: Epitaph
  • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Rock, Punk Revival, Punk-Pop
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  1. Positive: 5 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. 80
    In Home, Off With Their Heads have crafted an album that should satisfy both fans looking for more of the same, and listeners who like to see the band stretch their legs a bit, creatively.
  2. Mar 13, 2013
    80
    Particularly great are a few extremely well executed ballads that showcase OWTH's typically gruff sound and Young's typically gravely vocals in new ways. [Apr 2013, p.94]
  3. Apr 12, 2013
    80
    Every song on Home packs a mighty chorus with a bloody, beating heart, pumping truth and righteousness to, from and for the soul. [9 Mar 2013, p.52]
  4. Home is an ambitious effort that veers in several stylistic directions. Sometimes it's terrific, and sometimes it stumbles.
  5. Mar 13, 2013
    70
    The lyrics to the more energetic tracks are no less dire, but as the album speeds by at just over half an hour, the impressions made by the slowest songs become the strongest, without melodic hooks or youthful release to hide their hopeless sentiments behind.
  6. Mar 13, 2013
    60
    OWTH aren’t covering ground that Against Me! or the Bouncing Souls haven’t already tread in the past, but there’s a palpable passion in frontman Ryan Young’s voice that keeps these songs sounding inspired for the duration of the record.
  7. 50
    The album is only about 30 minutes long, but the desire to move on hits long before that, and two strong tracks aren’t enough to save it.