Sometime between "The interment Plot Bidding War" and "Last Night in Town," Every Time ns Die gained really rock-and-roll.And I average that in a great way.To those familiar with your older stuff, the brand-new album will come together a surprise: the darker, sludgier metal sound is punched up around a thousand time - it"s as peppy as tough, crazy hardcore can get.And on height of the boots-rocking beat, ETID layers failure after breakdown, the sort that make you desire to move even the twenty time you hear it.With only this going for it, "Last Night in Town" would certainly be a cursed sweet album, yet to the tremendous happiness of we who love hardcore, the band has come right into an artistic maturity that few with much more experience ever before achieve.Every song buzzes with frantic energy, pounded through pinpoint instrumentality - they jump, man, chaotic but with order you can only uncover in the ideal songwriters.This is the just album I"ve ever heard through a brilliant and passionate sound coming also close to cave In"s "Until your Heart Stops" - and also in my book that"s a damn great thing."Emergency transfer Syndrome" beginning the album turn off on a short, hefty note; it"s discordant and runs anywhere the place, drops in an out of technological noisecore squalls, climate grindcore bass delivering singing and also screaming voices jumping on top of one another, and finally, comparable to today Forward (but tougher), deep, rolling malfunction bass.Although together cacophony is hardly a formula, it explains the formula of many of the album - and yet ETID riddles every tune with clever twists and also turns, enough to save each interesting, if no downright riveting.The second track, "Jimmy Tango"s Method," is by much my favorite: ~ a tough first half complete of tempo changes, a repeated riff is presented with drums and bass steadily enhancing underneath.This spirals downward, sound in anticipation the a breakdown, but the music picks ago up with a quick, peppy two-step.Suddenly, the deepest, many blistering base sounds out alone and also chunk-chunk-chunks out a single note - you know the breakdown"s about to start.Except, that doesn"t.We"re ago to the two-step again for a measure, and Goddamn, once it the bottom drops ago into the mosh bass, this time v drums, guitar, and screaming, you will break shit.Guaranteed."Here"s Looking in ~ You" is much more of the same craziness, with significant non-distorted guitar picking in a slow, distorting part; it has actually a twang virtually like a banjo (I told friend they rock)."Punch-Drunk Punk rock Romance" works v sudden, perfect tempo changes, and distortion structure up chaotically into a beautiful singing at that is peak.This track really offers you a photo of the singer"s tremendous vocal range, and sounds even better with a 2nd vocalist law backup.Check out all the evil Disembodied-style riffing, in ~ any point blending right into gently layered, discordant melodies that would certainly rock any kind of emo kid"s world."Enter without Knocking and Notify the Police," a purely important track the moves from odd, tweaked absent to special metalcore, is substantially reminiscent of several of Dillenger escape Plan"s comparable efforts."The logic of Crocodiles" is carried over leading drum work and a rapid breakdown better than Martyr A.D."s comparable style.This song has an practically jazzy feeling riding the undercurrents."Pincushion" is more than likely the fastest, many blazingly intense song on the album."Nothing dreadful Ever Happens" start off nearly indie rock, v yet an additional eerie, vacant passage of singing, goes to decent hardcore, then earlier to haunting piano playing.Of all the tracks, "California Gracefully" probably catches the cavern In feel best, and also ETID does right here some that the ideal of what they do best.Everything fits brilliantly together.Finally, "Shallow Water Blackout" rounds the end the album on a strong, tough, note, through guitars alternate between chugging double bass and also high-end riffing.And at the end, as soon as a rocking to win drops into thick, slow breakdown, girlfriend will have actually had about all the good hardcore you deserve to stand in 32 minutes (not a negative length for a full length, either).All things said, "Last Night in Town" keeps increase the rocking because that ten an effective tracks, and also manages come put enough artistry right into them that any type of one, listened come alone, will certainly knock your socks off - this is the style Torn Apart constantly wanted but never reached.I honestly have actually no complaints through this album: the lyrics are exciting (and funny); the vocals space harsh and also clear once screaming, certainly rock-and-roll once talking or singing; the tools are crisp and also perfect; the song are some of the ideal written hardcore you will ever before hear.This album undoubtedly ranks in the top 5 of 2001. The is a must.