Album Review: Celldweller – “End of an Empire”

Album Review: Celldweller – “End of an Empire”

Album: End of an Empire Artist: Celldweller Location: Detroit, Michigan, USA Release Date: November 6, 2015 Genre: Electronic metal, industrial metal, drum and bass Reviewer: Sam For Fans Of: Pendulum, Blue Stahli, Zardonic Track Listing: 1. Faction 01 – 1:30 2. New Elysium – 6:52 3. End of an Empire – 7:32 4. Heart On – 6:37 5. Just Like You – 5:03 6. Last In Time – 7:24 7. Faction 06 – 2:33 8. Good L_ck (Yo_’re F_cked) – 3:36 9. Jericho – 5:18 10. Faction 13 – 1:28 11. Breakout (feat. Scandroid) – 4:11 12. Down to Earth – 6:56 13. Precious One – 6:50 14. Jericho (Circle of Dust Remix) – 5:38 15. G4M3 0V3R – 2:40 This review has taken two attempts. The first draft was just a transcript of me screaming in excitement. After taking nine long years to release his second album, Celldweller has released his third in three (technically two, considering he started releasing material from it in September 2014). My most highly anticipated release of both 2014 and 2015 did not disappoint in the slightest. And I’m writing this paragraph before I even listen to it, that’s how confident I am in its quality. [Note from future me: past me was correct.] Klayton, the man behind the project, lives to work. Between his last album, Wish Upon a Blackstar, and End of an Empire, he’s released (deep breath): a single, a cover of The Imperial March from Star Wars, four EP’s, four instrumental albums, a 10th Anniversary Edition of his debut album, a live album, an album of old demos, and...