Adelphia

A Skylit Drive- “Adelphia”
released June 9,2009 on Fearless Records

A Skylit Drive are a six-piece post-hardcore band from Lodi, California. This is their first full-length album on Fearless Records. “Those Cannons Could Sink A Ship” combines harmony with murky but melodic hardcore guitars and drums. A bit jumbled and hard to get into. “Worlds End In Whispers Not Bangs” sounds like something that AFI would produce but it’s mainly an instrumental and has a bit of a pop feel to it as well, which is odd. It segues into “The Boy Without A Demon”, which is more of what I’m looking for. It has a few breakdowns and lots of pounding hardcore drums. Seems less-cluttered than their other songs. Overall, it’s hard for me to recommend this because of the fact that it feels jumbled in some areas. However, tracks 6 and 7 are tolerable enough for airplay. There are much better post-hardcore bands out there though (Thrice comes to mind).

FCC: 1
Recommended Tracks: 2, 6,7
RIYL: Alexisonfire, Blessthefall

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