Code Orange from Pittsburgh are back with their new, fourth full length album. Originally hardcore punk band, over the years they retained their hardcore roots and basics, complementing them with the modern groove metalcore, electronics, sludge elements making interesting song structures and arrangements sounding aggressive and progressive at the same time. The new batch of songs offer everything, from faster straightforward hardcore punk, to slower sludgy rolling thunder and atmospheric keyboard and sample backed parts. The vocals are strong, from typical hardcore/metalcore shouting, to clean singing, evil menacing whispering to spoken parts. I am usually not an avid fan of modern hardcore, but I sometimes like some bands who are not afraid to venture into deep waters of extreme music and take the best from all planets and incorporate it into one amalgamation which works out perfectly. This record is one of those records.
Recommended songs: Who I Am, The Easy Way, Last Ones Left.