Deathbreaker – “Isolate”

 Posted by on June 30, 2020 at 00:09  No Responses »
Jun 302020
 

I like some good hardcore, get’s the blood flowing, and now being winter down in South Africa and lockdown because of covid 19 added to the mix, to have some energetic music to warm up ones blood is a welcomed retreat from it all. So when I hear the label Facedown mentioned, I sort of relate to it as Christian music’s fraternity of hardcore. So a good place for Deathbreaker to find themselves within.

The energy capsulated in ‘Isolate’ sharpens the edges of the bands hardcore roots driving a more assault driven harder approach than their ‘Disconnect’ release 3 years ago. Right from the start images of hardcore kids in the pit hardcore moshing hit my frontal lobe. Images of crowd chaos abound, guess I am going to have to move the furniture out the way to fully appreciate the aural aggression of Isolate.

As the listener you are brought to the attention of the raw characteristics of the songs, not a single song is marred by the production of the album. Like a good bottle of ketchup when poured, it has substance, and not at all a watered down interpretation of the band, the sound comes across rich and ‘live’ and rich in flavour. Those characteristics set it up nicely in the energy department.

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May 012020
 

New single and video from Deathbreaker! ‘Choke’ is the second single from the upcoming album “Isolate,” which will be released on May 29 via Facedown Records.

The second single from Isolate comes with a brand new video. Watch the video below, stream the new single, and preorder PHYSICAL MERCH (available for the first time for this album) from Deathbreaker now!

Deathbreaker’s new LP “Isolate” is the hardcore record we need right now. The raging lead single ‘Spite’ is the harbinger of ten tracks of seething metallic hardcore. With their first album “Disconnected” Deathbreaker were touted as setting the foundation for Facedown’s newest force in post-hardcore. Now their sophomore release brings dissonant, straight-forward aggression to the front of the pack, and proves the grit of this powerful four-piece as they continue to build their legacy with Isolate.

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