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Review: Attack Attack! - This Means War
01/16/12 at 09:26 PM by Ryan Gardner
First negative review of the year already - unfortunately.

Attack Attack! - This Means War

Available everywhere tomorrow, January 17th, via Rise Records
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Review: Sleeping With Sirens - Let's Cheers To This
05/15/11 at 05:30 PM by Ryan Gardner
For fans of With Ears to See and Eyes to Hear as well as A Skylit Drive, check out my review of Sleeping With Sirens' sophomore record, Let's Cheers To This right here. The record came out last Tuesday, May 10th, off of Rise Records.
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Review: In Fear And Faith - Symphonies
04/27/11 at 04:28 PM by Ryan Gardner
Check out my review of In Fear And Faith's upcoming piano-based EP, Symphonies here.

The EP comes out next Tuesday, May 3rd, on Rise Records.
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Review: Memphis May Fire - The Hollow
04/24/11 at 09:26 PM by Ryan Gardner
If you're looking for a heavy band, check out my review of Memphis May Fire's sophomore record, The Hollow, here.

The record will be available everywhere this Tuesday, April 26th, off Rise Records.
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First Impressions: DGD and The Color Morale
03/06/11 at 09:08 AM by Ryan Gardner
Been digging these two records. March 8th is going to be a great day for Rise Records.

Dance Gavin Dance's return to form Downtown Battle Mountain II is everything fans loved about 1, just revamped and matured. Craig's vocals are fantastic, as always, and Mess' screams accent Craig's cleans well, as the contrast emphasizes the abilities of each. Also, the guitar players shine throughout the record. Despite all of the drama Craig's into - well deserved - this record will please fans everywhere. The drumming sticks, the guitars shred, the screams dominate, and the cleans soar. Everything a solid record in the genre needs.

The Color Morale's latest record, My Devil In Your Eyes, may be one of the best metal - heavy - records on Rise to date. The vocal contrast of heavy and light commands the record, as fury intertwines with grace track after track. The back-breaking drumming deserves every complement. The vocals are fantastic. Heavy bands, take notes, this is progression.
Tags: first impressions, dance gavin dance, the color morale, rise records
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Review: Man Overboard - The Absolute Worst EP
02/07/11 at 05:25 PM by Ryan Gardner
We all know everyone on here is anticipating Man Overboard's upcoming EP, The Absolute Worst.

Check out my review of it here.

This 7" drops February 22nd off Rise Records, Man Overboard's Rise debut.
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Review: Decoder - Decoder
01/17/11 at 06:00 PM by Ryan Gardner
Check out my review for Decoder's debut self-titled record off Rise. For fans of As Cities Burn and Oceana.

http://absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=2128872
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First Impressions: Decoder
01/12/11 at 07:00 PM by Ryan Gardner
Decoder's debut self-titled record may be one of the most highly anticipated record in recent memory for Rise Records. I don't want to give too much away yet, but this record is more than what was hoped for. Period. The screams are haunting, the clean vocals chilling, and the instrumentation top notch. Record drops the 18th, and be sure to check out my review early next week.
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Review: Your Demise - The Kids We Used To Be
10/26/10 at 06:17 PM by Ryan Gardner
Your Demise's The Kids We Used To Be is one of the best heavy releases this year: http://absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=1975892
Tags: review, your demise, the kids we used to be, rise records
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Review: MsWhite - Squares
10/02/10 at 09:42 PM by Ryan Gardner
For fans of Underoath and other heavy acts such as In Fear And Faith, check out my review of MsWhite's debut off Rise/Velocity Records, Squares: http://absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=1932482.
Tags: mswhite, squares, rise records
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Review: Before Their Eyes - Untouchable
09/19/10 at 07:25 AM by Ryan Gardner
My review of Before Their Eyes' latest mediocre release, Untouchable off Rise Records: http://absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=1916612
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Review: Tides Of Man - Dreamhouse
09/13/10 at 08:59 PM by Ryan Gardner
My review of Tides Of Man's spectacular Dreamhouse: http://absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=1904452.

Out everywhere tomorrow, September 14th.
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Review: Oceana - Clean Head EP
09/04/10 at 04:42 PM by Ryan Gardner
My review of Oceana's incredible Clean Head EP: http://absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=1892932.
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First Impressions: Tides Of Man - Dreamhouse
08/28/10 at 10:25 PM by Ryan Gardner
Bands such as PMtoday and Tides Of Man are a select few of Rise Record bands that simply are leagues above other bands on the label. While most bands on Rise utilize the sing-scream formula, these two bands are in vain of Circa Survive in the progressive world.

After giving Tides Of Man's upcoming record Dreamhouse a few spins, it's clear they are hands down one of the most talented bands on Rise. This record will please any fan of Circa Survive with the soaring vocals and guitars. Dreamhouse further proves Tides Of Man's ability to stand above all acts on Rise, as it will definitely create a name for them in their genre.

Record drops September 14th. Expect a review around that time.
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