As I Lay Dying Frail Words Collapse

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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2003
  • Label: Metal Blade

Entertainment Reviews:

CMJ - 6/30/03, p.28
"...AILD is the perfect example of a Hellfest type band, and FRAIL WORDS COLLAPSE is a metal mutation of Eurometal and metalcore..."

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.94 Hours
  • Buy for $0.992.Falling Upon Deaf Ears
  • Buy for $0.993.Forever
  • Buy for $0.994.Collision
  • Buy for $0.995.Distance Is Darkness
  • Buy for $0.996.Behind Me Lies Another Fallen Soldier
  • Buy for $0.997.Undefined
  • Buy for $0.998.A Thousand Steps
  • Buy for $0.999.The Beginning
  • Buy for $0.9910.Song 10
  • Buy for $0.9911.The Pain of Separation
  • Buy for $0.9912.Elegy

Product Description:

As I Lay Dying: Tim Lambesis (vocals); Evan White, Jasun Krebs (guitar); Aaron Kennedy (bass); Jordan Mancino (drums).
Recorded in February 2003.
Personnel: Tim Lambesis (vocals); Evan White (guitar).
Audio Mixer: Steve Russell.
Recording information: Big Fish Studio (02/2003).
As I Lay Dying is one of many, many bands to throw their hat into the Swedish-influenced metal-hardcore ring in the early 2000s, joining fellow metal-label signees as God Forbid and Shadows Fall (Century Media) and Killswitch Engage (Roadrunner). Frail Words Collapse is a solid example of its genre, carrying the stereotypical hallmarks of harmonized dual-guitar riffing (often reminiscent of In Flames or Iron Maiden), heavy double-bass drumming, and roaring vocals that occasionally slip into a melodic, clean-voiced emo style. There are also a few more dissonant, "technical" passages that nod toward Converge and their ilk. The songs here are solid enough and well executed, and the production is adequate (if a little too clean and digital sounding). This album will appeal mostly to devoted fans of the genre who are looking for another slight variation on the In Flames-influenced metal-hardcore style. ~ William York
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  • UPC: 039841444124
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