Release Date: Jul 20, 2004
Record label: Relapse
Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Experimental
That's it, screwheads. It's over. Pack up your trunks, deconstruct the drum kit, and hightail it back to Athens, 'cause the Dillinger Escape Plan just handed you your ass. Again. "Surprise!" new vocalist Greg Puciato begins on "Van Damsel." "It's not what you thought as it runs a dead stop." A ….
Well, the boys are back in town and they are in punishing form. After a long, weird trip since their breakthrough full-length Calculating Infinity, Jersey’s hell-wrecking and savagely precise Dillinger Escape Plan is once again kicking our collected asses. The lineup has remained mostly intact since 2002’s Irony is a Dead Scene: Ben Weinman and Brian Benoit still occupy the twin guitar chairs, while Liam Wilson remains on bass, Chris Pennie is behind the kit, and “new” vocalist Greg Puciato has taken over for the previously deputized Mike Patton (Puciato has actually been with the band for a couple years, this is just the first release featuring his work).