The Hope Division was a great album, and after listening to their earlier material I've noticed that Stick To Your Guns is one of the better bands in the hardcore scene today. That step is showcased in Disobedient, a punk outcry filled with uplifting lyrics and genre-changing melodies. Also, this of course allows one to hear what is actually going on and to enjoy the rhythmic details that the band use to make their breakdowns sound interesting. The song is exactly what you'd expect, and that's not a good thing in this case. It also stems from the top down as government and corporations have been feeding into this personality slowly for decades.
The one thing this song shows me though is a lack of creativity. The Sun, The Moon, The Truth: Penance of Self 3. This album just proves that Stick To Your Guns is certainly not another generic band in the scene. . The lyrics and feeling he put into each song constantly blew me away, his words were the perfect fit to the songs. This serves as a good way to open the album, showing off what Stick To Your Guns is capable of in the lyrical department. The choir in this song feels so un-wanted and cheesy.
Some faults I had with this album was that the transitions between songs relied to heavily on samples from inspirational speeches. This has caused many people to lose the true understanding of what humanity is all about, what we can do for each other and most importantly, practicing what you preach. CrypticRock gives Disobedient 5 out of 5 stars. With the instant gratification and always on aspect that the world now provides to the vast majority of the population, the bubble that envelops every person has become much bigger and more consuming. It's fast, fun, and hard-hitting. In all fairness, Stick To Your Guns strike me as being among the more potent metalcore-bands, and their style definitely belongs to the more hardcore-oriented end of the metalcore, featuring riot-vocals and a lot of steret attitude, which is especially prevalent in 'Empty Heads' and 'Life in a Box' as well as 'Bringing You Down'.
While keeping relentless riffs and screaming vocals intact, the band has evolved to a more polished overall sound with solid production that expands on their previous releases. Stick To Your Guns have been plugging away at their version of modern hardcore for over a decade now and this album is another affirmation of their positive outlook, while being some of the most introspective lyrics the band has assembled. Again, this song is just plain boring. Stick To Your Guns do not overdo this, however, and I think it works pretty well most of the time. Produced by John Feldmann, the genius behind The Used, Black Veil Brides, Atreyu, and , Disobedient is an integral, explosive album from a band known for their antagonistic musical style and brazen lyrics.
However, Stick To Your Guns also feature several elements from the more melodic type of metalcore, such as clean vocals and even some almost poppy ooh-ooh-whoah-aahs in a tracks like 'Against Them All' , 'We Still Believe', and 'Bringing You Down'. The production is, as mentioned, quite polished, but it does not hinder the aggression and heaviness in the music itself, and, actually, the album has an overall quite metallic ring to it. In this time, much like my entire life, my mother was my guiding light. From that standpoint the band has achieved exactly what they set out to do and made an album that fans old and new alike will be able to enjoy. Check out what we think of the album after the jump. One of the best bands I have ever seen live, Stick To Your Guns put out yet another solid album! As a whole, the true testament to Disobedient is incredible production ability and good ear of activist and veteran engineer John Feldmann. There are some new approaches that are brought forth this go around, starting with the inclusion of bits and pieces of conversations that vocalist Jesse Barnett has had with his mother.
The seamless transition from Melodic to Hardcore is something they do quite well. Stick To Your Guns is a melodic hardcore band that has influences of punk and metalcore, all blended with positive lyrics and energy. I had high hopes for this album, and I feel a bit let down in a way. Comprised of 13 tracks, each one has its own message and feeling. The obligatory metalcore breakdowns are also there, and, again, unlike many other metalcore artists — especially deathcore ones — Stick To Your Guns do not overdo things, and many of the breakdowns are groovy have a very moshing-friendly quality to them. By approaching the unveiling of the album in a different way, it also gave fans an insight into what eventually became known as True View would be all about; that is, a record that was meant to spread a message of being true to yourself while understanding that not everything is as open, honest and clear as it should be.
No need to worry — this Melodic Hardcore album is everything Diamond was and more. I had to face my own pain and the pain I caused others. I know I'm almost entirely alone when I say this, but I absolutely love this song. That's what I mean when I say I wish more effort was put into this. Available for purchase on and. The influences of metalcore and punk can be heard in a lot of little subtleties of the music: The way the drums are played in the beginning, the call and response vocal style, the guitars harmonizing and more.
Also, while structurally solid, the songs are not exactly the most original. A summer spent with Vans Warped Tour 2014 did not leave much time for anything else, but Stick To Your Guns did manage to sit down long enough to record Disobedient. The Reach for Me: Forgiveness of Self. Understandably so as well, considering that the Stick To Your Guns frontman has spent the last decade-and-a-half as the mouthpiece of some of the most vital, incendiary melodic hardcore going. From softer sounding, almost ballad-like songs such as The Reach For Me: Forgiveness of Self, to more traditionally hardcore songs like Cave Canem and You Are Free, this is a wide-ranging record for the band. Stick To Your Guns, signed to Sumerian Records, released a new album titled Disobedient on February 10th, 2015. As society has progressed and advances in technology have become more rampant, the common view of humanity has become much more clouded.