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Blindspott - Album Review: Blindspott

30 Nov -0001 // A review by Shade
If you like Linkin Park you will definitley like Blindspott, there's no doubt about that - but this time the music is from New Zealand.

With a flavour combining nu-metal and hip-hop Blindspott have created a style which has made them hugely successful. Their first album has been placed firmly in the platinum stakes, and it outsold the Red Hot Chili Peppers in its first week of sales.

With 13,000 presales under their belt, and the album debuting at number one, these guys have achieved a lot by anybody's standards.

The album, featuring the singles Nil By Mouth, S.U.I.T., Room To Breathe & Lit Up, is at its finest when played loud. Full of positive messages, it appeals to the younger generation the most, with many more being impressed by the vastly anticipated album.

Better things are unquestionably on the way for this New Zealand nu-metal band. Listen to this album, and watch them perform live - I recommend it.
 

About Blindspott

May 29th will see the release of the second full-length album 'End The Silence' from West Auckland’s finest metal advocates, Blindspott.

This record marks numerous departures for the band that has evolved considerably since they burst onto the local music scene in 2002 with their self-titled debut.

Blindspott’s grassroots fan-base was such that that their first album debuted at number one in the New Zealand charts. It was an album that spawned multiple hits including the singles 'Phlex', 'Nil by Mouth', 'Room to Breathe' and 'S.U.I.T'. It was a shot in the arm for the country’s metal scene, and provided the impetus and confidence that has subsequently lead to the genre now thriving. The impact the band had on the otherwise arid scene spotlighted them for bigger things. They went onto major league success throughout South-east Asia, playing to crowds as big as 70,000 in Indonesia.

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Releases

End the Silence
Year: 2006
Type: Album
Story So Far
Year: 2004
Type: DVD
Blindspott (Limited Edition)
Year: 2003
Type: Album
Blindspott
Year: 2002
Type: Album

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