Nothingface

An Audio Guide to Everyday Atrocity

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Nothingface show evident progression and musical growth on their second full-length album, An Audio Guide to Everyday Atrocity, an album that is the group's most impressive work. While the band was looked upon as just another Korn clone on its debut, Pacifier, Everyday Atrocity goes a long way in correctly portraying Nothingface as one of the most promising metal bands of the late '90s. Nothingface shed all former comparisons and finally emerge as an inventive foursome that could rival any heavy band on the scene in 1998. Songs such as "Breathe Out" and "The Sick" give ample reason why Nothingface were considered one of the hottest 100 bands in new music during 1998 as well; Matt Holt's heartwrenching screams and haunting vocal anguish are hard to resist. Everyday Atrocity's raw feel complements the band's live show quite accurately, and amplifies the album's intensity tenfold. Nothingface made their mark with this album, moving out of other bands' shadows and rapidly creating their own.

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