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Vitriola

Cursive

Vitriola

Album number eight and first for eight years from Tim Kasher's Nebraska emo-punk group

ADM rating[?]

6.7

Label
Big Scary Monsters / 15 Passenger
UK Release date
05/10/2018
US Release date
05/10/2018
  1. 8.0 |   DIY

    A razor-sharp lament of America in 2018
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  2. 8.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Vitriola has the perfect name, suggesting a hate-spewing gramophone, grinding records into dust
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  3. 7.0 |   All Music

    While it can feel relentless at times, these songs find Kasher and his bandmates swinging at anything that moves with all the passion and power of their best albums
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  4. 7.0 |   The 405

    Vitriola, which sees Cursive reunite with drummer Clint Schnasse, and features their first use of cello since 2003’s The Ugly Organ, seem to have reinvigorated the band with a sense of purpose
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  5. 7.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Artistic comebacks like Vitriola don’t happen often enough
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  6. 6.8 |   Pitchfork

    Working with a cellist and producer Mike Mogis for the first time in more than a decade, Tim Kasher’s angriest but most vulnerable band squares up against the era of Trump
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  7. 6.5 |   Under The Radar

    Tim Kasher and crew are coming up on 25 years, and dependably go back to the well for new expressions of that caustic but tender heart
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  8. 5.0 |   Earbuddy

    While the album as a whole is somewhat of a Kasher retread, it does have a few good songs
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