What The Dead Men Say
Trivium released their ninth studio album, What The Dead Men Say, on April 24, 2020. It follows their critically acclaimed album, The Sin and the Sentence.
Trivium‘s 2017 addition of Alex Bent on drums represented a rebirth for the band. With the addition of Bent, there’s been more energy, intensity, and emotion in the music. This fueled the success of TSATS, but with that success comes pressure to have an excellent follow-up record.
We go deep on What The Dead Men Say in this episode. Covering some of our favorite moments. Compared to previous Trivium releases, the album has a modest runtime of 47 minutes, but there’s a ton to unpack.
Danielle and Michael cover their favorite lyrics, vocals, and instrumentals on the album. The context of the release of WTDMS is also covered. What does this album mean for the future of the band? What does it mean for metal in 2020? Is this album more impactful that Trivium‘s previous release? There are lot of questions to answer!
Trivium formed in 1999 and was one of the most important band’s during the New Wave of American Heavy Metal era. The band has a storied history throughout its 20 years. It was a pleasure to review this album, cohosts Michael and Ty, have been fans since the band’s inception. Enjoy listening to the full episode for our detailed review!
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Pop Fan Reviews
Michael is our metal expert and represents the metal fans, whereas Danielle is the pop expert and represents pop fans. Ty plays the role of mediator and tries to connect all of our thoughts together while offering his own opinions throughout.
Hear an in-depth discussion in the episode above as we discuss the album. Be sure to check out more episodes of Pop Fan Reviews!