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Album Review

Another purely brilliant emocore release from the guys at Lovitt, who have really outdone themselves in putting out this anticipated full length from the incredible Engine Down, which contains ex-members of the legendary Sleepytime Trio. Driving, passionate music with lots of intricate melodies and explosive rhythms. There is also beautiful cello work on a number of tracks, as well as some vibraphone at times. Well-done vocals, which go from beautifully raw to angry screaming. Very highly recommended for fans of this genre, such as other Lovitt bands like S. Trio, 400 Years and other emotional and pretty hardcore bands, such as Still Life.

Biography

Formed: 1996 in Harrisonburg, VA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s

"Groove-oriented emprise brushed with shades of Drive Like Jehu and grounded in a rocking emo sensibility" begins to characterize Engine Down's musical demeanor. The quartet met in Harrisonburg, VA, before embarking on an eastward migration to the Virginia capital of Richmond. Comprised of former members of Sleepytime Trio, the Weak Link Breaks, and Bughummer, Engine Down debuted at the showing of a murder mystery flick. They first released a self-titled 7" through Lovitt in 1998; their full-length...
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