|I Can Tell You About Pain|
|Sick matriarch We are worlds apart Your dysfunction rips The roots from my heart I swear that I'm trying I swear that I'm trying, but You don't know...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
Kerrang!Nov 1, 2017Five years since the release of All We Love We Leave Behind, you could argue this is more of the same and just another Converge album. Pitted against the best of the band's catalogue, though, this one holds its own. [4 Nov 2017, p.50]
Nov 3, 2017The band still maintain their status as leaders. Frontman Jacob Bannon is physically incapable of phoning in his performances, and always ready to bring the fear. Kurt Ballou’s guitar work is a joy to experience, whether he's carpal tunneling through downstrokes, picking out lyrical phrases to frame Bannon's ominous moments (“Thousands Of Miles Between Us”) or bringing the straight-up noise like a hateful glass-bomb explosion ("Under Duress").
Nov 6, 2017The Dusk in Us was whittled down to thirteen tracks from eighteen and there remains a little bit of extraneous material, particularly towards the album’s close, and that uneven pacing suggests a touch of rust after so long away--‘All We Love We Leave Behind’ felt more tightly controlled.
Nov 3, 2017Converge deserved to be mentioned in the same conversations as artists like Radiohead, Björk and Neurosis. They truly are something else,Converge deserved to be mentioned in the same conversations as artists like Radiohead, Björk and Neurosis. They truly are something else, whether it be in their consistency, raw brutality and energy, or their emotional weight. The Dusk in Us only further solidifies them as one of the greatest metal bands around.… Expand
Nov 9, 2017A textured and well produced album by Converge. Metalcore that is creative, marking well-executed paths outside of the norm for usual hardA textured and well produced album by Converge. Metalcore that is creative, marking well-executed paths outside of the norm for usual hard rock music such as this. The Dusk in Us is a first glimpse for me of Converge's style of rock, from absolutely brutal tracks such as I Can Tell You About Pain to slightly less aggression from Jacob Bannon as his voice is expressed well throughout the album, though the many layers sometimes engulf his brilliant vocals at certain points in the album.
Standouts: Trigger, Reptilian
Fav's: A Single Tear, Eye of the Quarrel, Wildlife, Murk & Marrow, I Can Tell You About Pain.
Eh: Thousands of Miles Between Us, Arkhipov Calm.
Not my Jaffa Cake: Cannibals… Expand
Nov 6, 2017Everything and even more you wished for from Converge. It's great addition to their collection of albums. Hard, crushingly heavy, smart,Everything and even more you wished for from Converge. It's great addition to their collection of albums. Hard, crushingly heavy, smart, thoughtful and complex.… Expand
Dec 3, 2017Simply being intense and living in technical thresholds gave the music its only all around worth, which shouldn’t be overlooked, but itSimply being intense and living in technical thresholds gave the music its only all around worth, which shouldn’t be overlooked, but it certainly doesn’t go far enough to be noteworthy due to the music being careful and careless in all the wrong places with a painful sound and overly regimented musical tactics, proving that intensity through intensity equates to nothing but cheapness. My Score: 85/180 (Deficient) = 4.7/10… Expand
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