I've never been all that impressed with Unearth, but when I got
In The Eyes Of The Fire in the mail I couldn't stop myself from listening
several times ... until I burst blood vessels in both eyes! I've said it before
... this is hands down one of the hardest bands I've ever heard; however, this
album displays a lot more talent than I've given them credit for in the past.
Although a lot of the songs sound alike, I still think Unearth have evolved big
time on this one. I found myself drawn to the absolute speed and precision of
the guitar riffs, accented perfectly by the bands rhythm section, and I couldn't
help but admire how tight this band really is. On the other hand, there was an
issue of creativity. Without looking at the CD cover I had a hard time separating
one song from another and all that vicious talent was lost to a lack of
As a band, Unearth has promise to kick some serious ass. They have the natural capacity
for putting together bad-ass compositions driven by some wicked talent, but on the whole
In The Eyes Of The Fire doesn't show off Unearth's true potential ...
maybe next time guys!