From Birth to Burial

April 22, 2015 12:16 AM

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I remembering going to see this band shortly after Division came out in 2008 and it was one of the best concerts I've ever been to. But I feel that, ever since then, 10 Years has been on a downward slope. The Autumn Effect was their best album to date, an album where they thought through every song lyrically and melodically, and the album as a whole was very distinct in its sound. It had its own unique atmosphere that was concluded with their only epic to date but one of their best songs, The Autumn Effect. Division, while a change in sound, but in my opinion, a step in the right direction, was also amazing. But when Matt Wantland, their guitarist, left, the band started going downhill. Feeding the Wolves was still a decent album in my opinion. I know everyone says the album was amazing, but I felt they'd lost their initial sound, despite claiming that Feeding the Wolves was supposed to be a return to that initial sound. I hoped that their next album would be better and at first listen, I thought it was, but I realized that many of the songs off Minus the Machine were very plain or flat.

From Birth to Burial is by far the worst album 10 Years has created to date. The album itself sounds like absolute crap B-sides that the band scrapped up and shoved into an album in order to finish another album. I would've thought that after 3 years since their previous album, they would have tried...

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