Young Machetes

Album Review of Young Machetes by The Blood Brothers.

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Young Machetes

The Blood Brothers

Young Machetes by The Blood Brothers

Release Date: Oct 10, 2006
Record label: V2
Genre(s): Indie, Rock

80 Music Critic Score
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Young Machetes - Very Good, Based on 1 Critics

AllMusic - 80
Based on rating 8/10

Before the release of Young Machetes, the Blood Brothers mentioned that the album would return to the harsher, more frenetic sound of their earlier work. This is true -- especially of the opening song, "Set Fire to the Face on Fire," which immediately commences to shrieking and shredding -- but it doesn't mean that the band completely did away with the overtures they made toward a more accessible sound on their previous album, Crimes. Instead, the Blood Brothers find sneakier ways of incorporating their twisted pop skills into the fray.

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