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Currently out on tour with Altars and Carousel Kings, pop-punk band Half Hearted Hero will provide energetic tunes to fill the stage time and utilize it well – with energy, hooks and no small amount of low-end power. Tunes like “River” and “Untitled” recall visions of Dogwood’s urgently propelled melodies and Puller’s somewhat fuzzy-yet-tight and kind-of-heavy rhythm section. Comparisons to Deftones will be unavoidable, but Half Hearted Hero holds its own well. While the album artwork and title might convey a sense of haphazard songs and a fly-by-the-seat-of-its-pants approach to art, these eight tunes ring with too much power and pop sensibility to be the result of simple jam sessions.

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