Tear The World Down This quintet unites Evanescence's Ben Moody with brassy American Idol finalist Carly Smithson for Tear The World Down , and the results are heavy. Smithson's… Tear The World Down This quintet unites Evanescence's Ben Moody with brassy American Idol finalist Carly Smithson for Tear The World Down , and the results are heavy. Smithson's… 2010-05-11 We Are The Fallen Rock
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Tear The World Down (2010)

We Are The Fallen | DON'T LEAVE US BEHIND We Are The Fallen
DON'T LEAVE US BEHIND We Are The Fallen
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: May 11, 2010; Lead Performance: We Are The Fallen; Genre: Rock

This quintet unites Evanescence's Ben Moody with brassy American Idol finalist Carly Smithson for Tear The World Down, and the results are heavy. Smithson's voice shines over Moody's familiar stew of metal riffs and gothy strings. Too bad the subject matter seems cribbed from a teen's Tumblr. But as a church choir(!) swells on the title track, it's awfully hard not to headbang along. B–

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Originally posted May 05, 2010 Published in issue #1102 May 14, 2010 Order article reprints
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