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conesmoke
October 9th 2013


5225 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

"Blade Runner metal and the world needs more of it" [2]

JAV
October 9th 2013


1939 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

"The middle of In Awe Of to the end is just omfg"

It's even better in concert.

Underflow
December 8th 2013


2565 Comments


First listen. Holy moly.

NightProwler
December 14th 2013


6354 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

OMG, Vicarious Redemption and Mute Departure m/

Digging: Andrew Jackson Jihad - Christmas Island

Shuyin
December 14th 2013


11700 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

m/

Digging: Django Reinhardt - Djangology

NightProwler
December 15th 2013


6354 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I actually like how they've added some, well, dubstep, for a short period within "Vicarious Redemption". Had not expected that.

I had actually not expected to like this album as much as I do (after two listenings now), since I've never been the biggest fan of Post-rock/-metal, but this is amazing. I can find very few things I'd have changed, and those aren't even that important

Artuma
December 15th 2013


13445 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

currently listening to somewhere along the highway, superb band

Digging: Indian Summer - Science 1994

NightProwler
December 15th 2013


6354 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I have only heard this. Got intrigued by them when I caught them live at Pukkelpop this summer, great concert

BigPleb
December 15th 2013


36736 Comments


m/

Relinquished
December 20th 2013


25097 Comments


ok guys not gonna lie here I used to listen to slipknot before these guys back in the day like very early 2000's. so doesn't vicarious redemption have parts that sound like gently in a way? yeah I just fucked that song up for you.

fromtheinside
December 20th 2013


18363 Comments


i like the ep more now

Digging: Gehenna - Seen Through the Veils of Darkness

Relinquished
December 20th 2013


25097 Comments


this definitely grew on me more. the reoccuring themes within makes it soundtrack-like, and that's very cool of them to do.

fromtheinside
December 20th 2013


18363 Comments


pretty sure i over played it

Relinquished
December 20th 2013


25097 Comments


oh well time to get a job

TheMoreira
January 28th 2014


7177 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Damn i don't know about this album. I really feel like besides all of that posty/sludgy goodness, the
album just seems to get lost amidst these little experimental parts, even whole passages idk. It feels
amazing sometimes, then it seems to go down the drain. It creates a mood and destroys it or something,
all this experimenting takes some of what it could have been away.

I know most of you would disagree really hard, but hey this is another take on it.

Having that said, I: The Weapon, Vicarious Redemption and Passing Through all bring tears to my eyes.
Masterpieces.

MO
January 28th 2014


18743 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

gonna jam in awe of now

TheMoreira
January 28th 2014


7177 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Just jammed the whole thing again, can't go over a 3 with this.

Relinquished
January 28th 2014


25097 Comments


see if it's better for you if you imagine it as a soundtrack. the scattered motifs here make me feel like it is. that said there's definitely no more sludge in this.

Shuyin
January 28th 2014


11700 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

urban decay

this goes well with cyberpunk manga

TheMoreira
January 29th 2014


7177 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I've read on wikipedia that the album is largely inspired both in concept and sound, on 1927's movie Metropolis. They wanted to break from the "rural" feel they had going, and focus on the industrial society, a man vs machine thing.
Yeah with that in mind i guess this could make more "sense" to me, thanks Relinquished.

Also i feel like there's still some sludge in this man, I: The Weapon is pretty sludgy, that's just one example.



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