The Matches with Escape the Fate, I Am Ghost, The Higher
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2007 7:00 PM EST
(6:00 PM Doors)
Mr. Smalls Theatre, Millvale, PA
With Decomposer, the Matches stretch the boundaries of what a rock & roll album can be. Perfecting thirteen tracks with nine producers, the Oakland bands ambitious, brilliantly-plotted sophomore disc doesnt just move the goalposts with an assortment of loud rock, communicable pop and traces of techno, it enigmatically manages to keep listeners guessing while incorporating a unified feel.