Posts Tagged ‘Close To Home’

ALBUM: Close To Home – Momentum

Release Date: July 31st, 2012
Label: Razor & Tie
Website: None available
Facebook: www.facebook.com/officialclosetohome
Twitter: www.twitter.com/wearecth

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With an ever growing glut of melodic post-hardcore bands to choose from nowadays, the necessity for a unique selling point, no matter how small, has never been greater. Whilst most seem content to sit back and let the same old breakdowns and rehashed chorus hooks do the work, a touch of variety is essential to make sure that a band’s self life endures longer than just a mere flash in the pan. And, although Close To Home are largely guilty of these genericisms, a spark of sincerity and a wholehearted performance saves ‘Momentum’ from the charactless pack.

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NEWS: Close To Home announce details of new full-length album, ‘Momentum’!

Post-hardcore outfit Close To Home have announced details of their upcoming full-length record, titled ‘Momentum’. The album is set for a July 31st 2012 release through Razor & Tie/Artery Recordings. The artwork and full tracklisting can be seen below:

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ALBUM: Close To Home – Never Back Down

Release Date: February 15th, 2011
Label: Razor & Tie
Website: None available
MySpace: www.myspace.com/cth

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I feel some bands miss the point of ‘style’, especially when it comes to doing something that’s gone before. Yes, it’s fine to work within specific style, not all bands have be genre defying. Being a genre defining band simply means you’re executed a certain sound well. This however becomes a problem when the certain sound you’re trying execute perfectly has already been done in the exact same fashion by a different band. This is where the point has been missed.

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