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Album Review

Released less than two years after Adelphia, Identity on Fire offers more of the familiar A Skylit Drive formula: emotional, weighty alt-rock anthems punctuated by guttural growls, screams, electronics, and the occasional synthesizer. Like many screamo bands, A Skylit Drive put most of their energy into making volatile (but melodic) music, saving Brian White’s screams for key moments and giving most of the spotlight to lead vocalist Michael Jagmin. Much has been made of Jagmin’s similarity to Geddy Lee, and these 12 songs do little to dispel that connection. He sings in an impossibly high register, with a touch of nasality and drama-kid theatricality adding some color to the melodies. The other bandmates don’t take such unique approaches to their own instruments, but they do know how to keep things varied, whether they’re launching into half-time during a bridge or sprinkling some dark, atmospheric electronica into an otherwise straightforward rock song. At times, the guys resemble a rap-free Linkin Park; elsewhere, they’re indistinguishable from millennial metalcore acts like We Came as Romans. A Skylit Drive have a rare frontman in Michael Jagmin, though, and they’d do well to stretch more boundaries on their future albums.

Customer Reviews

Get it!!!

I used to not be a big fan of A Skylit Drive. This CD changed that! They have changed up the vocals and I love it. This is a must buy!! I can't stop listening to it!!!


I Can't believe nobody has said anything about this album yet. ASD is such a great band and yet for the life of me I can't understand why they get so little love?? Anyway this album is great. If you like other popular acts of 2011 like DRUGS, August Burns Red, Dance Gavin Dance or Sleeping With Sirens pick this up! Saw them live several times and they always have so much energy. Can't say enough good things.

And I'm still shocked that they are not bigger names. I really don't understand.

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I don't know who writes the album reviews for itunes, but I wish I could describe the look on my face when I read it. I dont know how you get a comparison with Linkin Park, but whatever. I think this album is fantastic, it really shows what A Skylit Drive can do


Formed: Lodi, California

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '00s, '10s

Formed in 2006 while all of its bandmembers were attending high school in Lodi, California, A Skylit Drive quickly established a familiar post-hardcore sound, combining the aggression of screamo with the pop-leaning aspects of emo. The sextet released its debut EP, She Watched the Sky, in 2007 on Tragic Hero Records. By the end of that year, A Skylit Drive had endured numerous lineup changes, a situation that lent itself well to 2008's tense, angst-fueled full-length debut, Wires...And the Concept...
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Identity On Fire (Deluxe Edition), A Skylit Drive
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