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Album Review: Dead Set On Living – Cancer Bats

Another glorious album review! This time from a man who lives in a dark and dusty dorm room in a country town, Sean0graphy.

—Written by Sean0graphy—

—Edited/formatted by Vagrantesque—

April 2012
Genre: Hardcore Punk, Sludge Metal, Doom Punk

Still one of the best band names I’ve ever seen.


1. R.A.T.S
2. Bricks and Mortar
3. Road Sick
4. Breathe Armageddon
5. Dead Set On Living
6. The Void
7. Old Blood
8. Drunken Physics
9. Bastards
10. Rally the Wicked
11. New World Alliance

-As a foreword, I highly suggest listening to this album as you read the review, even if you are not a fan of the music. It will help you understand it better-

Since their inception in 2004, the Cancer Bats, comprising of front man Liam Cormier, guitarist Scott Middleton, bassist Jaye R. Schwartzer and Mike Peters on drums, have never really fit into one genre, each album having it’s own distinct sound. The trend continues with this haymaker of an album. Jumping from songs that are so punk that you want to get up and two-step to songs that are so heavy that your neck will hurt for weeks to come, the album shows that the boys really are Dead Set On Living.

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