11 Songs, 39 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Heartache and healing are the twin themes of Rebuild: driven home by ferocious riffage and unrelenting rhythms that deliver both a visceral kick and a spiritual message. Sticking mostly to the playbook of its successful debut, this hard-working Christian combo showcases Sarah Anthony's emotive vocals and a collective knack for well-honed chorus hooks. “Sick Charade,” “Devil on Your Back," and “Branded” are among the tracks here that confront oppressive forces (whether human or demonic) with a warrior’s defiance. The rock ballad “Pain Killer” stands out as an anthem of resistance, delivered by Anthony with a wounded urgency against a string-accented backdrop. If suffering brings a patina of gothic gloom to these songs, the promise of salvation isn't far away, as tunes like “Up from the Ashes” and the title track demonstrate. TLB turn down the decibel level for “The Outside Looking In” (a waltzing number about discovering faith) and “Shattered” (a survivor’s ballad with a softer, pop-slanted feel). Reaching out to the bruised and broken, Rebuild celebrates new beginnings with both searing force and hard-won compassion.

EDITORS’ NOTES

Heartache and healing are the twin themes of Rebuild: driven home by ferocious riffage and unrelenting rhythms that deliver both a visceral kick and a spiritual message. Sticking mostly to the playbook of its successful debut, this hard-working Christian combo showcases Sarah Anthony's emotive vocals and a collective knack for well-honed chorus hooks. “Sick Charade,” “Devil on Your Back," and “Branded” are among the tracks here that confront oppressive forces (whether human or demonic) with a warrior’s defiance. The rock ballad “Pain Killer” stands out as an anthem of resistance, delivered by Anthony with a wounded urgency against a string-accented backdrop. If suffering brings a patina of gothic gloom to these songs, the promise of salvation isn't far away, as tunes like “Up from the Ashes” and the title track demonstrate. TLB turn down the decibel level for “The Outside Looking In” (a waltzing number about discovering faith) and “Shattered” (a survivor’s ballad with a softer, pop-slanted feel). Reaching out to the bruised and broken, Rebuild celebrates new beginnings with both searing force and hard-won compassion.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
69 Ratings

69 Ratings

crossisanoffense ,

Solid Record

I like this band for a number of reasons. One of them being that I'm a Jesus Freak and do my best to support Christian bands. To be frank, a lot of Christian music is cheesy. They often mimic popular bands, and very few develop a signature sound that's all their own. TLB, like Skillet and Red, is a good band. The melodies are engaging, the guitars driving, the new drummer adds a slightly different flavor to the music, and the singer is amazing. However, this isn't Alter Bridge, Sound Garden, or Sevendust. They have the potential for greatness that is yet to be realized. Perhaps they will make some new contacts in the recording industry as they continue to gain popularity. That being said, this is a good album. They have grown since "Hanging On By A Thread." They are great musicians and tear it up live. They will only get better. There is still a missing piece to this puzzle, and I have a hunch the answer lies in the recording studio. Meanwhile I will play this record till I drop!

Fires168 ,

Finally

Finally, you guys are finally coming out with a new album. Have been waiting for a while. I can't wait till it is completely released.

Hadley95 ,

Shut up Godimus

I would love to see you do better she is amazing this entire band is amazing so shut it

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