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Dead Cross

Dead Cross

Dead Cross

Debut full-length release from the Southern Californian hardcore punk supergroup

ADM rating[?]

7.4

Label
Ipecac Recordings
UK Release date
04/08/2017
US Release date
04/08/2017
  1. 10.0 |   The Guardian

    An album that sounds as if it was a blast to make and one that’s immensely enjoyable to listen to
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  2. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    In just under a half-hour, the band tear apart any notion that punk music can no longer be inventive or groundbreaking; Dead Cross brings life back into the genre
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  3. 9.0 |   Punk News

    If you’re an open minded hardcore fan (is that an oxymoron?), I can’t recommend this enough
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  4. 8.8 |   Paste Magazine

    It’s albums like Dead Cross that keeps hardcore so exciting for those of us beyond its tight-knit community
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  5. 8.3 |   A.V. Club

    Whereas many supergroup albums feel tired and humorless, Dead Cross is a lean hardcore record that drills eardrums like a nitrous-addled dentist
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  6. 8.0 |   The Music

    It's a rewarding album for all concerned
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  7. 8.0 |   The 405

    Trust me, you will be pressing repeat on this one. Being repeatedly knocked to the ground has never been this much fun
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  8. 8.0 |   All Music

    The results are so ghoulishly compelling that it's akin to shamefully leering out your car window at a grisly accident scene on your way to pick up a pizza. Hardcore done right is a terrible and beautiful thing
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  9. 7.5 |   Earbuddy

    NEW A fun, nihilistic smash to the head
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  10. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Mike Patton and Dave Lombardo collaborate with Michael Crain and Justin Pearson of Retox in bringing a volatile, short-tempered work of hardcore punk savagery
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  11. 6.2 |   Pitchfork

    Though led by a fiery performance from Mike Patton, this Slayer/Retox/the Locust supergroup doesn’t shed much new light on the players involved
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  12. 4.0 |   The Skinny

    There are times when it could knock you sick – Gag Reflex, we're looking at you – and just like a rollercoaster, you're pretty glad when it's over
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  13. 4.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Patton’s singing is as powerful as ever, but it is at the service of relatively weaker and more conventional material than he is used to
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