My Hero Died Today

Definition: Kill Kill Kill

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My Hero Died Today specializes in spastic bouts of agonizing technical hardcore punk, and on their EP Definition: Kill Kill Kill allows the world to have only a minor taste of what they are capable of. Unfortunately, this album is extremely brief, with the lengthiest track clocking in at under three minutes, and doesn't quite allow the listener to even form a solid opinion of the band. What is here musically is fairly solid, yet usually this sounds more like the band's first practice ever recorded professionally. Definition: Kill Kill Kill is quite abstract, the guitars are on a continuous squealing loop, though it is effective when combined with the chaotic screams and crashing drumbeats exploding like bombs around the listener's head. "Keep This as a Reminder" is easily the best song on this album, as it displays the band performing in sync for most of the song, and really is the only exact depiction of what this band could amount to, if given time and some work on song structures and formats. My Hero Died Today certainly piques your interest, but don't do a whole lot else. This is a very disposable album from a band that hopefully can collect their thoughts and create something resembling actual music and less like a group of guys messing around with their instruments.

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