Origins highlights the technical proficiency of new Canberra band Whitefall, however uninspired composition sees the group fail to live up to their “progressive” metalcore tag.
Throughout the five track offering there is rarely a time when the group take a misstep on the intricate instrumental elements, and each track begins with a punch. However as each track continues they unfortunately rely far too heavily on cliched metalcore elements rather than progress the genre to new heights.
Opening track ‘Serenity’ is the most interesting here, as it lives up to it’s title and explores an interesting area within the genre.
Whitefall have certainly shown a glimpse of a bright future and that they have the ability, so hopefully future outings will be more fulfilling.