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  • Summary: The fifth full-length studio release for the British metal band was produced by band members Oli Sykes and Jordan Fish.
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Follow You
My head is haunting me and my heart feels like a ghost I need to feel something, cause I'm still so far from home Cross your heart and hope to... See the rest of the song lyrics
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10
  1. Sep 17, 2015
    100
    It’s a 43-minute blast of ingenious, future-proof rock, virtually flawless but from a band that--importantly--are still flawed like the rest of us. This is the best album you’ll hear this year and more significantly, it’s the most important rock album of the decade.
  2. Kerrang!
    Sep 11, 2015
    100
    By stabbing in the dark and boldly going where they've never gone before, they've made something genuinely great. [12 Sep 2015, p.48]
  3. Sep 14, 2015
    100
    Ambitious, grand, emotional and complex, it’s a record that demands the band be seen in a new light.
  4. Sep 11, 2015
    80
    This record is a set of huge songs that’ll cement their place at the top of rock’s ranks and so much more.
  5. Sep 30, 2015
    80
    By entering the mainstream one limb (album) at a time, Bring Me the Horizon are merely reaping what they've sown, and longtime fans should already feel acclimated to the water.
  6. Sep 11, 2015
    80
    Lyrically, the album is poignant and clever, though it does occasionally falter, as on the grungy nu-metal number "Happy Song."
  7. Sep 11, 2015
    60
    Oh No is more dance than nu-metal, replete with trance breakdown. If BMTH really do want to bring nu-metal back to life, this approach could be just the defibrillator they need.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 33 out of 58
  2. Negative: 14 out of 58
  1. Sep 12, 2018
    10
    Fantastic album even if it took me a while to get into it. Virtually every track feels like a single and are different from each other. OnlyFantastic album even if it took me a while to get into it. Virtually every track feels like a single and are different from each other. Only even slightly weak track is 'Blasphemy'. Top notch.

    You should probably remove all the 'heavy' genres from the genre tags and calling 'Follow You' the 'top track' will piss a lot of people off lol
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  2. Sep 26, 2015
    10
    I'm a fan of Deathcore and Metalcore, and was first attracted to BMTH after they transitioned into Metalcore. But unlike the folks givingI'm a fan of Deathcore and Metalcore, and was first attracted to BMTH after they transitioned into Metalcore. But unlike the folks giving this negative reviews, I can also handle other types of music. If you're looking for BMTH to sound like they used to, you won't like this. This isn't Metalcore its more "Screamo-Pop" and its fantastic. Just look at the reviews the critics are giving it! Taken on its own terms, within their new genre, BMTH have not only produced an excellent record, they are moving Screamo in new directions by bringing it into the mainstream, but without doing the usual Emo-Pop stuff that's been done to for years. See, there's a slight undercurrent throughout all this music where BMTH's heavy roots are breathing just under the surface. In fact, there's some screamo harmonies that are both a little deathcore heavy AND radio-ready beautiful at the same time. The combination of the amazing songs with the terrific production have result in a modern-day classic. Expand
  3. Sep 12, 2015
    10
    Let me start by saying I'm a big fan of metal/metalcore. I've seen many bands, such as Bullet for my Valentine, lose their edge with theirLet me start by saying I'm a big fan of metal/metalcore. I've seen many bands, such as Bullet for my Valentine, lose their edge with their changing sound, but this is one of the few cases where a band's style changing is only beneficial. Every song on the album has the power of a single, they are each unique, and have their own story to tell. This is the album I never knew I wanted. Expand
  4. Sep 11, 2015
    7
    Worst Bring Me The Horizon album. What went wrong with this band? From deathcore to metalcore and now they are playing altenative popWorst Bring Me The Horizon album. What went wrong with this band? From deathcore to metalcore and now they are playing altenative pop rock...This album disappointed me the most in my life Expand
  5. Sep 13, 2015
    5
    Sempiternal's fusion of genres was very well done, although it was a bit too overproduced for my liking. However, instead of moving forwardSempiternal's fusion of genres was very well done, although it was a bit too overproduced for my liking. However, instead of moving forward logically, BMTH have jumped straight from the likeable angsty pop-metal of Sempiternal to a completely outdated nu-metal sound reminiscent of early Linkin Park.

    The best song on the album, Blasphemy, is only good because it sticks out as the least boring pile of drivel on this overlong slogfest of an album. It would have been a strong closer, had BMTH not felt the need to put a goddamn five-minute long TRANCE song (yes indeed) at the end. Complete with inane lyrics and even a short sax solo, this pile of utter crap or "Oh No" as it is otherwise known, serves only to leave an extremely sour taste in the mouth after what could at least be described as a passable rock album.

    The overprocessed guitars and overcompressed drums (although the drums are probably the best musical part of the album) in addition to the ever-present bargain-basement NI Massive dubstep wobbles and generic trance leads make this album seem like nothing but a second-rate Enter Shikari record. However, what bothers me the most is the almost endless presence of the singing of Oli Sykes, who we all know cannot actually sing, which only further serves to push the fact that this album is an overproduced pile of pop garbage made exclusively for a radio audience that isn't interested in it at all because it isn't 2003 anymore.

    It's not all bad, as i pointed out there are certain redeeming qualities. Here's hoping that BMTH picks up the aggression and the rawness a bit more on their next album. But my goodness, this was a difficult listen.
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  6. Jul 28, 2016
    4
    me sorprende que esto tenga una puntuacion tan alta.
    Hay que aclarar que la única canción rescatable de BMTH fue en Throne.
    y canciones como
    me sorprende que esto tenga una puntuacion tan alta.
    Hay que aclarar que la única canción rescatable de BMTH fue en Throne.
    y canciones como what you need, o follow you son géneros similares al pop.
    en pocas palabras el peor álbum de BMTH
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    I surprise that this has such a high punctuation. It is necessary to clarify that the only song that is saved from BMTH was in Throne. and songs as what you need, or follow you are kinds similar to the pop. briefly the BMTH's worst album
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  7. Feb 24, 2017
    0
    this is **** awful to be honest )this is **** awful to be honest )

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