This Moment – Finding a Voice in the Dark

This Moment
Finding a Voice in the Dark

Finding a Voice in the Dark is one of the saddest creations to emerge from recent hardcore.

From somewhere on the West Coast hails This Moment, with a terrible album in tow. You can file this under MTV2-ready hardcore that should be avoided at all costs. This is one of “those bands” who mistakenly incorporate singing. Surprise, it’s also pretty bad. I can’t decide what’s worse: the weak singing or the sloppy screams. So the vocal department should be fired, but that’s not all. The aggression sounds fabricated and derivative, I find it hard to imagine people moving for this band. The mosh attempts are downright embarrassing; try to picture the Teletubbies playing breakdowns. There’s a reason I covered this album with haste, as the most damning evidence is found in the liner notes.

“Loving you was like cutting my throat.”

“Blade, I cut myself with an insecure blade.”

“You had the saddest eyes I’ve ever seen. I wish I could swallow that pill for you.”

“Leave this dream. This dream called life. Kiss of arrows in my heart.”

I’ll stop there.