A Sneak Peek...
On October 30, 2020, "Bring Me The Horizon" released their highly anticipated EP, at least we were looking forward to it!!
Those who know the band knows that it has a number of very important characteristics, it doesn't what others think, it is constantly developing and growing, it is capable of doing everything and nothing will stop it!!
After their previous album "AMO" was released a year before and the (controversial) electronic EP everyone already "mourned about the band's death", saying that it had lost its power, roughness...its metal and became fast food for the masses.
So if you have already listened to the first three singles released from this album, you already understand that this is a complete mistake, and to strengthen this claim, the single that opens the album "Dear Diary" sounds as if it was taken from the band's second album "Suicide Season" or even the first "Count Your Blessings" (released more than 10 years ago).
The entire album was written during and is inspired by the Coronavirus, which here receives a powerful multiplier with a comparison to a nuclear disaster. Sykes opens his guts here and unpacks all the aggressions with texts like:
"God is a shithead and we're his rejects" ("Dear Diary")
"Everything is so fucked up but I can't feel a thing" ("Teardrops")
"When we forget the infection, will we remember the lesson?" ("Parasite Eve")
The combination of the lyrics with the deadly power of the drums, guitars, and electronics, gives us a formidable tool for ultimate venting. Music is a wonderful thing and complementary medicine for psychological treatment (just saying...)
This small but explosive EP also has some very interesting collaborations such as "Yungblud" guesting on "Obey", Japanese metal trio "Babymetal" on "Kingslayer", London rock duo "Nova Twins" on "1X1" and Amy Lee on the title track, the longest we know in the world that starts with... "One Day The Only...
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