By Lane Oliver
At this point in their career The Dillinger Escape Plan has become notorious for pushing their creative envelop while still maintaining their signature painful barrage of frenzied “mathcore” riffage. It’s been three years since the release of Option Paralysis, an album that mixed the experimental quirks of Ire Works with the bludgeoning rhythmic attacks of previous efforts. One of Us is the Killer is the abomination Dillinger has been crafting in the dark these past three years that dials back the upfront poppy experimentation of Option just a tad in favor of excruciatingly detailed musical puzzles of pure power and ferocity. Dare I say that One of Us is the Killer combines the best moments of their discography into one?