10 Songs, 42 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Having mastered one of metal’s angriest subgenres, Parkway Drive just got even heavier. Reverence, the Australian metalcore legends’ sixth album, picks up where 2015’s expansive, exploratory Ire left off. Rather than racing ahead with faster BPMs and ear-splitting shrieks, the band dig deeper—led by Winston McCall’s monstrous growls—to cataclysmic theatrical effect. Acoustic guitars, synths, and sinister spoken word add melodrama to “Wishing Wells” and “Cemetery Bloom,” and “The Void” packs a punch with thrilling, harmonized power-metal solos. After 15 years, Parkway Drive aren’t just relevant: they’ve still got plenty of pulverizing tricks up their sleeves.

Mastered for iTunes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Having mastered one of metal’s angriest subgenres, Parkway Drive just got even heavier. Reverence, the Australian metalcore legends’ sixth album, picks up where 2015’s expansive, exploratory Ire left off. Rather than racing ahead with faster BPMs and ear-splitting shrieks, the band dig deeper—led by Winston McCall’s monstrous growls—to cataclysmic theatrical effect. Acoustic guitars, synths, and sinister spoken word add melodrama to “Wishing Wells” and “Cemetery Bloom,” and “The Void” packs a punch with thrilling, harmonized power-metal solos. After 15 years, Parkway Drive aren’t just relevant: they’ve still got plenty of pulverizing tricks up their sleeves.

Mastered for iTunes
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Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5
265 Ratings

265 Ratings

Cram77 ,

🤔

Is it me or they kinda sounding like Five Finger Death Punch....

I<3OhSleeper ,

Not impressed.

PWD has been hit and miss over the years and these first two releases spell a miss for me. Don’t like the style of metal they’re going for.

JTsurfSkate ,

Out of gas...

Not impressed with the last album. These singles sound similar.Sounds like they lost the original sound and breakdowns. I guess we will see May 4th...

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