Album Review: Archspire — “Bleed the Future”

Archspire - Bleed the Future

Archspire are one of those rare breeds of bands that almost no one is passive about: you’re either firmly on one side of the fence or the other.  For some, the boisterous and unabashed desire to be the fastest and most technical is exactly what the genre of tech-death needs; for others, it’s showoffmanship of the highest order, wankery for its own sake.  Fortunately for both sides, Bleed the Future seems to address the fixes that allow both parties to enjoy this album in equal measure, incorporating both their most memorable and catchy songwriting as well as their fastest and more brutal.

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