Dissected one of our press notices to fit our Upcoming Tours posts with this news from Unearth who will be heading out on the “Fury Tour”. Check out the brief notes, poster and dates. I’ll be back at the close.
The Press Release:
UNEARTH ANNOUNCE “FURY TOUR” WITH RINGWORM, FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY AND REFLECTIONS
January 20, 2016 — UNEARTH will soon head out on the “Fury Tour” as their relentless taste for the road never ceases to exist. RINGWORM, CULTURE KILLER will ride along for the full length of the tour while FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY and REFLECTIONS will split the tour. GREAT AMERICAN GHOST and HOLLOW EARTH will also support on select dates. “The Fury line up is one of the most stacked bills we’ve ever taken out and we are pumped to headline year one of the tour,” says vocalist Trevor Phipps.
Artist: Unearth Title: “III: In The Eyes Of Fire” Label: Metal Blade Records Release Date: 8/8/2006 Genre: Heavy Metal Rating: 3.5/5
I had never heard the previous albums by Unearth so went into this CD without any conceptions or misconceptions about the band. I did catch their performance on the 2005 Sounds of the Underground tour, where I found them one of the more powerful bands present who definitely knew how to work on stage together and get the crowd going at the same time. Their third recording, appropriately titled “III: In The Eyes Of Fire” is a stand out effort for this band as while Metalcore is their genre, the band makes sure to demonstrate a wider variety of Metal skills for the listener. Metalcore is definitely not the genre for everyone but its following and the amount of bands that are doing it is staggering in number. The music is a close brother of Hard Core and Punk with similar riff structures and intensity throughout the songs. With Unearth however, there is a stronger level of musicianship being showcased and that separates them from a lot of their peers. It has the same core intensity as singer Trevor Phipps screams his lungs out on tracks such as the opener “The Glorious Nightmare” and “March Of The Mutes”, yet when tunes like “Sanctity Of Brothers” begins you find yourself listening to almost a early 90’s Power or Thrash Metal group. It’s not so much that the band has opted to sell out on their chosen genre, it is more a demonstration of their influences and that they can play very, very well when they choose to do so. For someone like myself who is not entrenched in the genre but enjoys a few select bands, I would find Unearth of a higher level of appeal than a band that was purely the same song over and over. “So It Goes” is one of the best numbers on the album and “Imposters Kingdom” is so brutal you will as though a circle pit is going to form in your living room. Continue reading “III: In The Eyes Of Fire” by Unearth→