July 22, 2012
Linkin Park - 'Lost In The Echo'
Radio-friendly videogame metal
Theoretically, with brostep and aggressive US stadium dance tracing a line of descent back to the dark days of new metal, this should be a prime moment for Linkin Park to seize their respect-dues. Theory, though, runs in horror from this radio-friendly videogame metal, dragged down by the horrifically overwrought vocals and clunky raps. “Check the rep, yeah, you know mine well”. Indeed.
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