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Darkest Hour - The Human Romance

Richard Cartey
Richard Cartey 6 March at 09.00
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The best Darkest Hour have been since ‘Undoing Ruin’.

Seven albums in and Darkest Hour have produced a murderer’s row of modern-thrash anthems. Filled with triumphant riffs end to end, ‘The Human Romance’ sees the US five-piece finally achieve the balance between emotion, progression and aggression – the epic triumvirate of ‘Violent By Nature’, ‘Purgatory’ and ‘Severed Into Separates’ a fitting example. Far from a hindrance, ‘The Human Romance’’s lessened reliance upon the band’s notorious Entombed influence has meant the welcome employment of a broad rhythmic and tonal pallet. ‘The Human Romance’ is how metalcore should be: layered, dynamic, passionate. Easily the best Darkest Hour have been since ‘Undoing Ruin’.

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LEEDS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 22

MAIN STAGE
Blink-182: 9.55pm - 11.30pm
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: 8pm - 9.10pm 
You Me At Six: 6.25pm - 7.25pm
A Day To Remember: 5.15pm - 6.05pm
Sleeping With Sirens: 4.05pm - 4.55pm
Papa Roach: 2.55pm - 3.45pm
Young Guns: 1.55pm - 2.40pm
Tonight Alive: 12.55 - 1.40pm
The Story So Far: 12pm - 12.40pm

RADIO 1 STAGE
Disclosure (live): 10.10pm - 11.30pm
The 1975: 20.40pm - 21.40pm
The Horrors: 7.30pm - 8.10pm
The Kooks: 6.30pm - 7.10pm
Schoolboy Q: 17.30pm - 6.10pm
Maverick Sabre: 6.30pm - 7.10pm
Clean Bandit: 3.30pm - 4.10pm
Jungle: 2.30pm - 3.10pm
The Neighbourhood: 1.35pm - 2.10pm
Twin Shadow: 12.40pm - 1.15pm
The Wytches: 11.50pm - 12.25pm
SATURDAY, AUGUST 23

MAIN STAGE
Queens Of The Stone Age: 10.15pm - 11.30pm
Paramore: 8.15pm - 9.30pm
Vampire Weekend: 6.40pm - 7.40pm
Enter Shikari: 5.20pm - 6.05pm
Jimmy Eat World: 7.30pm - 8.20pm
Deaf Havana: 3pm - 3.45pm
Blood Red Shoes: 2pm - 2.40pm
Crossfaith: 1pm - 1.4pm
Hacktivist: 12pm - 12.40pm

RADIO 1 STAGE
Courteeners: 10.30pm - 11.30pm
Metronomy: 9.05pm - 10pm
SBTRKT: 7.50pm - 8.35pm
Warpaint: 6.35pm - 7.20pm
Temples: 5.30pm - 6.15pm
Twin Atlantic: 4.25pm - 5.10pm
Mallory Knox: 3.30pm - 4.10pm
Drenge: 2.35pm - 3.15pm
La Dispute: 1.40pm - 2.15pm
Red Fang: 12.45pm - 1.20pm
Gerard Way: 11.50am - 12.25pm

SUNDAY, AUGUST 24

MAIN STAGE
Arctic Monkeys: 9.50pm - 11.30pm
Jake Bugg: 8.05pm - 9.05pm
Imagine Dragons: 6.35pm - 7.35pm
Foster The People: 5.25pm - 6.15pm
The Hives: 4.15pm - 5.05pm
Peace: 3.05pm - 3.55pm
Dry The River: 2pm - 2.45pm
Pulled Apart By Horses: 12.55pm - 1.40pm
Gnarwolves: 12pm - 12.40pm

RADIO 1 STAGE
NERO (LIVE): 10.10pm - 11.25pm
Bombay Bicycle Club: 8.40pm - 9.40pm
Chvrches: 7.30pm - 8.10pm
Die Antwoord: 6.25pm - 7.05pm
Don Broco: 5.20pm - 6pm
Cage The Elephant: 4.15pm - 4.55pm
Lower Than Atlantis: 3.20pm - 3.55pm
Royal Blood: 2.25pm - 3pm
Marmozets: 1.35pm - 2.10pm
Lonely The Brave: 12.4pm - 1.15pm
DZ Deathrays: 11.50pm - 12.25pm

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