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The Iris Code - Silence Is A Sentence Review

by Mike Rapin

First off, I have found an odd correlation between three to five track demos and amazing music. The Iris Code's Silence Is A Sentence proves my point. Although they are not the most insane band I have ever heard, the overall sound of the entire demo is oddly addicting.

Beginning with "The Scar That Decorates Your Skin," you are hit with a scary mix of rattling vocals and a need to jump and mosh. The song gives off a vibe of Chiodos mixed with Vendetta Red. The chorus by itself makes the song so incredible I want to sing along every time.

The odd effects of "One Past Midnight" float in leading the vocals and eventually the kickass-ness and some of best mix of minimal guitar parts for a verse I have ever heard. Again, the chorus makes me want to sing along again, then jump and punch a shih-zu in the face. And I have to give it up for the bassist for the simply unbeatable sound.

"Kissing The Unconscious" points out the limits of the vocal pitch and tone creating a bad mix of sound that for some reason still works. The lead riff of the song makes the song as the lyrics give you a feel of torture with their odd description of forced legal obligations and, for lack of a better word, torture. Then wait, a breakdown?! Oh my! But don't worry, it's a short-lived breakdown that actually sounds good.

The final track, "Cities In The Sky" starts off with a possible heavy feel, then turns into a near Fall Of Troy sound, but the tone of the bass gives the song a darker, and more unique feel. The song builds up to the end in an almost epic fashion giving a great sound, with another chance for the listener to sing along with the bridge in the last half of the song. This song being a bit slower than the previous three tracks finishes the demo on a good note.

Wam, bam, bingo, this demo is good. The entre feel of the demo works in a dark tone with a bit of a poppy feel to make up a four track mix of greatness. Silence Is A Sentence makes a great listen and definitely a great buy. I hope to see more from this band in the near future.

Track Listing:
1. The Scar That Decorates Your Skin
2. One Minute Past Midnight
3. Kissing The Unconscious
4. Cities In The Sky

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