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LifeInABox
December 14th 2007


3709 Comments


This wasn't a debut either.

gasmaskman
December 14th 2007


1006 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

It's their first LP...

LifeInABox
December 20th 2007


3709 Comments


Not a debut. Doesn't matter, though. The album is still fucking incredible.

Thor
December 28th 2007


10202 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

I finally got this for a Christmas present. It's awesome!

Digging: Black Crown Initiate - The Wreckage of Stars

LifeInABox
January 6th 2008


3709 Comments


It really is. One of the top 5 of '07.

72haha72
January 7th 2008


437 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

This is definately one of the best 2007 albums, it's kind of hard to get into, but it is just brillinat, just listen to it carefully and you'll notice the masterpiece this album is, it kicks arse!

Thor
January 8th 2008


10202 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

Rays On Pinion has got to be one of the top 10, maybe even top 5, best songs of last year.

spoon_of_grimbo
January 9th 2008


2241 Comments


nice review. i ordered this the other day, having only heard wanderlust. and if that song's boring compared to the rest of the album, then i'm expecting something pretty fucking good!

metalforthemasses666
January 13th 2008


6 Comments


Wanderlust is my favorite track on the album but overall well written.

LifeInABox
January 13th 2008


3709 Comments


Album is great, Grimbo.

Confessed2005
January 22nd 2008


3314 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I thought the album artwork was similar to Deliver Us actually.

Now I know why. I might check this out, looks pretty interesting. I'm a big Mastodon and Isis fan too.

HighandDriving
January 22nd 2008


3288 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Ya he also did skeletonwitches cover art, I highly suggest you check em out.

Also I think this album is a tad overrated but Wanderlust is an amazing track.This Message Edited On 01.22.08

Confessed2005
January 23rd 2008


3314 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Album rules. Especially the first two tracks.

rattlehead42147
January 27th 2008


1345 Comments


I just got this last night and I'm liking it a lot.

todayithaw
January 28th 2008


1 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

If you have listened to First or Second EP then you will realize how terrible this album really is compared to the EP's. Huge disappointment.

gasmaskman
January 28th 2008


1006 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I agree w/ High, listen to Skeletonwitch.

WarAllTheTime988
May 9th 2008


360 Comments


I really enjoy this so don't take what I'm about to say out of context but...if these guys really buckle down and focus for their next release they're gonna make something really epic.

BroRape
May 9th 2008


803 Comments


i thoroughly enjoy their name. i wish i would have thought of it first.

moltenlava
May 12th 2008


312 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

I usually shun bands that sound like they are blatantly attempting to copy someone else's winning formula. And, although the Mastodon influence here is immense, there's still enough of 'Baroness' present here to make this one a keeper. The scary thing about this particular monument to musical mimicry is that Baroness might have actually pulled off a truly formidable feat and delivered a product that is even superior to the very thing they're trying to emulate. This album actually might be sligthly better than 'Blood Mountain' itself. At least, it's in the same ballpark. The music here isn't quite as heavy as that masterful recording, but the ideas are more complex and intellectually compelling. And, that's no small task, because the last Mastodon offering was pure genius. Still, the core sound behind the new Baroness album belongs to Mastodon and the awe and reverence really belongs to them. If you find yourself loving this album, do yourself a favor and check out Giant Squid's Metridium Fields. There's similarities between the two recordings, without Squid also sounding like another Mastodon clone. Whatever folks are calling this new sub-genre, I think it's the most important direction going on in modern Metal at present. You'll definitely be needing all three albums mentioned here.

This Message Edited On 05.12.08

moltenlava
June 30th 2008


312 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

This album is so ridiculously good, I want to hump it. I just want to hump all over it. For whoever's out there diggin' hard on this band's full length debut, please be sure to also get your grubby mitts on the first one from Giant Squid, called 'Metridium Fields'. Wow! Both are 4.5 recordings. No diz-oubt. These two bands, while not borrowing from each other, are at least on the same page, musically. It's a fairly progressive new approach for melodic, doom-laden, Hard Rock. Twhat? What the heck would ya call this sub-genre anyway? I guess all of this stuff descends from Mastodon and Isis, right? I'm listening to 'Pelican' right now and they're pretty much on the same page too. Definitely be checkin' out Giant Squid and Pelican if you like what Baroness has done on 'Red'. If you do, you too might also be overcome with the uncontrollable desire to hump these records.





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