Road To Nowhere Review

artist: Bullet for My Valentine date: 04/08/2009 category: compact discs
Bullet for My Valentine: Road To Nowhere
Released: Dec 9, 2008
Genre: Metalcore
Label: Sony BMG
Number Of Tracks: 4
Road to Nowhere is the fifth EP by Bullet for My Valentine. It features bonus tracks from Scream Aim Fire. The songs are mixed different than the album, and the songs themselves are also different.
 Sound: 9
 Lyrics: 10
 Overall Impression: 9
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overall: 9.3
Road To Nowhere Reviewed by: xxxsticksxxx, on april 08, 2009
5 of 5 people found this review helpful

Sound: Well I'll be totally honest, people will argue that their sound hasn't changed much for this EP and I would agree but it has improved especially with the song structures. Some very nice guitar riffs and heartfelt lyrics. But I do just love this band although people argue they steal their sound from trivium and metallica I would have to totally disagree I believe bullet for my valentine are totally unique being that they are "metalcore" and not "thrash". // 9

Lyrics: Lyrically I think this EP is very good most of the lyrics are quite aggresive and destructive but this time Tuck pulls it off a lot better than scream aim fire. Very heartfelt stuff. And as for it's voice I would say it is totally amazing, thank god it's back. Much more to come hopefully. // 10

Overall Impression: Well I like this EP a lot due to the variety it shows in the bands sound. 01.Ashes Of The Innocent: a very up-beat metalhead song with a rather melodic sweet chorus and another lovely kick ass BFMV guitar solo. Great song 8.5/10 02.One Good Reason Why: a quite generic guitar riff but the lyrics are quite catchy and there is some nice drumming work still a very decent song and one of my favourites. 9/10 03.Road To Nowhere: the unique song on the Album, A lovely acoustic start with very powerful lyrics and then a very nice metalled up anthem style ending. 10/10 04.Watching Us Die Tonight: probably my least favourite song on the Album, but still a very decent song a nice variety in vocal styles, shows a "toned down" yet still rather heavy BFMV. 8/10 // 9

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