Breaking Point

Coming of Age

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Breaking Point knows how to rock. One listen to their album, Coming of Age, will prove that. These four young men have seemingly made the perfect modern rock album, balancing heavy riffs with powerful vocal crooning that brings to mind Creed or 3 Doors Down. Coming of Age is an album that benefits from solid musicianship, as each song sounds instantly familiar and likeable without sounding like a carbon copy of another group's hit. Lyrically, Brett Erickson sings about issues personal to himself, but those topics are very accessible and easy to understand from the listener's perspective. This personal attachment to the songs helps form a foundation for Breaking Point to the listener, and tracks like "Falling Down" and "Phoenix" stand out as two of the strongest songs on the album. "Brother" finds vocal assistance from Josey Scott of rock band Saliva, whose Southern rap meshes nicely with the rest of the band without sounding too out of place. Coming of Age doesn't break any new ground, but Breaking Point definitely can make catchy rock songs that are memorable.

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