The Faces' brute power and technical proficiency unfold as a steady assault of scabrous bass, boundless grind riffs, and diesel-powered drumming. Rob Runt's deep roars arrive in three-minute bursts, his range hovering tolerably between the vocal stylings of Cookie Monster and Slipknot's Corey Taylor. Surprisingly dense with hooks, the songs tend toward pit-ready revelations of rage, in tunes like the title track, "Everything Hates," and "Waiting for Death." 13 Faces is Cleveland's answer to Hatebreed; but even if it had the backing to land on Ozzfest, it'd be too heavy to fit in.
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