Artist: Destroy The Runner
Label: Solid State Records
Release Date: September 12th, 2006
You had a rough day and youÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã¢”ž¢ve now inherited that pathetic walk. The walk where youÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã¢”ž¢re arching your back to resemble Quasimodo, your feet start dragging as if you were walking on ice, and your eyes aim at the ground as if there were small inscriptions written on it. Nothing is able to lift up your spirit. There is nothing with enough positive fuel to straighten your back, lift your feet, and have your head held up high.
The word Ãƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã…”saintÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬? is known as a positive word that is entitled to those that have been canonized, but the process of canonization isnÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã‹Å“t an easy one. Life many times comes full forth with struggles, hardships, and experiences that will leave you attempting anything to get rid of them. Destroy The RunnerÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã¢”ž¢s Ãƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã…”SaintsÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬? will leave you hopeful, positive, and realizing that your tribulations arenÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã¢”ž¢t going to make the world stop revolving. With positive lyrics, technical guitar riffs, catchy singing, and solid screaming, Destroy The Runner has made a solid debut record that will leave you humming and wanting more.
The record begins and ends with similar instrumental tracks, giving you a smooth sailing entry into the record and leaving you with a relaxing exit. Ãƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã…”My DarknessÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬? starts out with a perfect example of the ability of the guitarists to manifest their talents into impressive riffs. The beginning section of the song is consists with a cheerful melody and the screamed vocals of Kyle Setter. The chorus is extremely catchy and will leave you singing along by the next time the chorus rolls around.
The rest of the record consists of well structured songs that consists everything that Destroy The Runner is capable of. The intro to Ãƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã…”ColumbiaÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬? starts off with a addictive synchronizing and mixture of guitars, drums, and singing of the clichÃƒÆ’Ã‚© phrase stated by parents around the world, Ãƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã…”We all learn from our failuresÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬?. The majority of the songs on the record have similar format, where there is a catchy chorus that is sung, a solid breakdown, melodic guitar riffs, and heavy drumming. Regardless of the similar song basis, Ãƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã…”SaintsÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬? is a outstanding record from a band that is making their way into the hearts of fans worldwide.
After listening to Destroy The RunnerÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã¢”ž¢s Ãƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã…”SaintsÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬?, you will find yourself walking away with a new outlook on life and an abandonment of that pathetic walk. You will have your back straighten, unless you suffer from Scoliosis, than you are out of luck and might need a find an affordable chiropractor. Your feet will no longer drag; they will stride heavy like a soldier walking away from a prideful victory. Your eyes will be aimed at the sky, as if the answers to lifeÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã¢”ž¢s questions were written on a giant chalkboard in the clouds. Destroy The Runner will lift up your spirit and give you hope, but also leave you with a record that is well written. Ãƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã…”SaintsÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬? will urge you to jump on a plane, fly out to Destroy The RunnerÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã¢”ž¢s next show, and shake the hand of the band members for making a solid debut record.
1. My Darkness
4. The Aleph
5. From The Red
7. Without Sight
8. Sound Of Reason
9. There Can Be No Hesitation
10. Thoughts In Reverse
11. Pall Bearer
really fancy guitar work. catchy singing, and solid screaming. Great Album