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  • Summary: The debut full-length release for the Atlanta metalcore band was produced by Kris Crummett.
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Mad at Myself
I'm so mad at myself For giving in to what I want, never again That feeling we felt We called it love, you called it off And I never been so mad at... See the rest of the song lyrics
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 5
  2. Negative: 1 out of 5
  1. Issues' debut album is not only a more cohesive effort, but it's the immediate answer to naysayers who say claim the band will immediately fade away into irrelevancy.
  2. Kerrang!
    Mar 24, 2014
    80
    You've never heard anything quite like this before, because, well, there's never been anything quite like Issues before. [22 Feb 2014, p.52]
  3. Alternative Press
    Mar 24, 2014
    80
    This is the future of metalcore. [Mar 2014, p.88]
  4. Mar 24, 2014
    50
    Issues put enough of their own spin on things to feel like something new, which feels like a praiseworthy accomplishment in an increasingly homogenous genre.
  5. Jul 11, 2017
    20
    This album is simply objectively terrible. Issues have managed to craft an album that is entirely without any sort of value, appeal, artistic merit, creativity.
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  1. Oct 17, 2019
    9
    Issues’ self-titled album speaks to fans of all kind of music. Anyone should be able to find at least something they enjoy listening to onIssues’ self-titled album speaks to fans of all kind of music. Anyone should be able to find at least something they enjoy listening to on this album, while people with a wider music taste will not be able to get enough of the album in its entirety. Expand