Link: Trigger Point
The Inside Pulse:
Trigger Point releases their first opus, A Silent Protest and are generating quite a buzz because of it. With the record helmed by former Machine Head guitarist Logan Mader, much is expected from this L.A. quartet.
A very powerful album that hits all the right strides. It’s not quite metal, it’s not quite rock, but it somehow blends the two together with a ferocious impact that is not felt by emerging artists anymore.
The two things that really caught my attention were Dave Gentry’s drums and Taylor Wallace’s vocals. Gentry has the double kick down pat without trying to be hardcore metal, the Wallace’s vocals are a perfect blend from melodic to angry as hell screaming.
Some of the latter tracks are a little weaker than the first few on the album, but that is going to happen on a debut disc. However, that seems to be the only flaw.
Take one part Tim Williams from Bloodsimple/Vision of Disorder, mix in some very heavy guitar reminiscent of Disturbed’s Sickness and the awesome drumming of Dave Gentry, and you have Trigger Point.
Reason to buy:
Trigger Point hits it out of the park with this one. Although the latter tracks may not have the impact of the first tracks on the album, it’s only a minor flaw. One of the best hard rock/metal albums this year. Buy this album now!