Fear Before the March of Flames: Brandon L. Proff, Michael Madruga, David M. Marion, Adam R. Fisher, Zachary M. Hutchings.
Denver's Fear Before the March of Flames have always swung wildly between metal, emo, prog, punk, and indie rock aesthetics, dabbling in all equally, and THE ALWAYS OPEN MOUTH finds them perfecting this crazy brew. "Drowning the Old Hag" broils like a screamo Melvins outtake and "Lycanthropy" finds guitarist Adam Fisher shredding like a new millennium East Bay Ray.
Alternative Press (p.204) - "The album] is probably more suited for headphone-listening than headbanging. Which is fine, because some things are too special to be shared in a mosh pit."
Alternative Press (p.128) - "This album has hints of everyone from Botch to Muse...with the band drawing from influences across the musical landscape to help create an entirely new beast."
Kerrang (Magazine) (p.48) - "From start to finish, this is an exhilarating and enthralling record drenched in an all-consuming apocalyptic tone..."