Phinehas, do I really have to introduce them? I can’t imagine that there is someone out there, who is into metalcore, that hasn’t heard of them. But just in case I will give a short history of the band.
Phinehas is a Christian metalcore band from Los Angeles, California. Phinehas was formed with a simple purpose: to be a band of Christians that brings the hope of Jesus to the hopeless and rejected. They were formed in 2001. “Till The End” is their third studio album, they also released two ep’s. The first EP which was self-titled was recorded in 2009, this album was independently released. During their first two studio albums they were signed to Redcord Records which is now dissolved into Victory Records. In early 2013 the EP “Bridge Between” was realeased, containing updated versions of their self-titled EP and also acoustic interpretations of songs from “Thegodmachine”. Currently they are signed to Artery Recordings.
Now for the actual album; Starting off with ‘Dead Choir’ that has that instant ‘As I Lay Dying’ feel to it. Complex, yet melodic, guitar solo’s and with a catchy clean chorus. So we are off to a good start, this is what modern metalcore should sound like. ‘White Livered’ is a more aggressive song that has a thrashy feel to it from time to time. Continue reading »