Infinity Overhead marks Minus the Bear’s return to the muscular sound that defined the band a decade ago. MTB delivers plenty of bracing riffage, veering from brutal metalhead chords to the distinctive string-tapping effects that have become a band signature. Beyond reclaiming old ground, Infinity Overhead shows forward motion in the maturity of its songwriting.
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Where Omni found Minus The Bear losing their way, this album simply sees them finding their way back, but not at all finding a road to forge ahead. It is still a very fun and musically exceptional album, but perhaps the title of track 7 can most successfully describe the inherent flaw; "Empty Party Rooms. Where Planet of Ice saw the band maturing and mostly moving past the admittedly goofy demeanor of their first two efforts, Omni and Infinity Overhead are content to be merely fun and enjoyable, which is most disappointing. Fans know that Minus The Bear are capable of so much more,.
Infinity Overhead is the fifth full-length album from Minus the Bear, released on August 28, 2012. It is their second album to be released on Dangerbird Records and was produced by the band's former keyboardist, Matt Bayles. The album was also released in the UK by Big Scary Monsters Recording Company in September. It is their last album with drummer Erin Tate, who left the band in January 2015. Jake Snider - Lead vocals, Guitar. Dave Knudson - Guitar, Omnichord.
Though Infinity Overhead isn't exactly a return to form for Minus the Bear, it does find them moving back toward what they do best, and is a step in a promising direction for fans hoping for the band to return to the more vigorous sound of Menos el Oso, and even though the album may lack a bit of fire, it feels. like an olive branch to fans who may have been disappointed by Omni's more electronic sound.
On July 17, 2018, the band announced their retirement and accompanying farewell tour. Their final live performance was December 16, 2018 at The Showbox in Seattle. On June 21, 2012, Dangerbird Records announced this album, Infinity Overhead, would be released on August 28, 2012. On June 29, 2012, Minus the Bear announced on rollingstone. com the release of the first single from Infinity Overhead, entitled "Lonely Gun"
The fifth studio album by Minus The Bear is one that is highly anticipated by fans all across the globe. Infinity Overhead is perfect for any fan looking for either a new style or elements of old ways. If you’re unfamiliar with MTB, you should know that there are a few special attributes to the band that help them stand out. Each member of the group has an interesting history of musical projects. For instance, guitarist Dave Knudson was once the man behind the strings of Botch, a vicious hardcore band. Although they have always surprised us with their smooth sounds, MTB have still found a new.
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