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Sunday, 26 October 2014

LYED

BandLYED
GenresPunk / Post-Rock / Metallic-Hardcore / Screamo
Related artistsN/A.
CountryAustin, Texas USA
Years Active2014-present
Song: "Crooked Arrows"
Album: "Between My Claws"
Year: 2014
Label(s): Self Released
This post's artist is from the October 2014 Mix. This is track #6.
You can download the October Mix#10 right here or get the new November Mix#11 here.
For fans of: Since By Man, The Bled, In Reverent Fear, Folly, Protest The Hero, Thrice, Hopesfall, Улыбайся Ветру (aka Smile To The Wind), In Pieces, State Faults, Young Mountain, Arcana Cain, Beloved and Carrion Spring.

LYED is a band that sent me their demo to review a few months back and I instantly fell in love. Out of hundreds of requests only a handful have ended up being this good. It's almost like a neo-Thrice meets The Bled and Since By Man, or perhaps even an all screaming Saosin. The focus over the 4 songs are well-calculated, mathy post-hardcore/metal. I love the chaotic/screamy semi-breakdowns such as in "Letter #48" at 1:30 where I feel like I'm listening to a record Hopesfall or In Reverent Fear should have made instead of sucking balls after some amazing releases. Although the instrumental interplay is more than decent, it's the vocals that really do this for me. Blood curdling screams that have some variation and it's all very well timed, which again reminds me of In Reverent Fear's 'Written in the AM' masterpiece released back in 2003. "Crooked Arrows" is the band's primary banger, so be sure to check that out below. I can't wait to hear more from this band. Enjoy, I sure did. Thanks, Blake!

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DISCOGRAPHY

2014 - Between My Claws (stream/donate/download here)

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(2014) LYED - "Crooked Arrows" (from 'Between My Claws')

(2014) LYED - "Letter #48" (from 'Between My Claws')

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LYED additional links

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