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trainofconsequence
October 24th 2013



1420 Comments


Solid album

tempest--
October 24th 2013



10808 Comments


worst band ever agreed

trainofconsequence
October 24th 2013



1420 Comments


Lol how the fuck are these guys the worst band ever

tempest--
October 24th 2013



10808 Comments


have you heard em

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
October 24th 2013



11390 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

THEY'RE NO KARNIVOOL AGREED LOL XD #REKT

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tempest--
October 24th 2013



10808 Comments


lol

Fluttertrank
October 24th 2013



16963 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

dam you just rekt this whole site bruh.

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linguist2011
Contributing Reviewer
December 5th 2013



1776 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I think I speak for the majority of COB fans when I say that this album shows the band returning to their roots. Whilst none of the songs here still manage to match the quality on COB's first three albums, I found every one to be very enjoyable. In particular I loved how well orchestrated the keyboards were with the rhythm section, making songs such as the title track, 'Transference' and 'Bodom blue moon' all the more consistent and excellent. A couple of songs (namely 'The days are numbered' and 'Damage beyond repair') disappinted me a little, but not enough to make this whole album any worse.

BigPleb
December 5th 2013



28486 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Lloyd got burned real fuckin hard.

Itwasthatwas
December 24th 2013



729 Comments


Eh I don't know, sure this is the best thing they've done in a decade but it's still about half as good as hatebreeder

KILL
December 24th 2013



67082 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

true

XingKing
December 24th 2013



9043 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I think everyone was so surprised that this didn't suck dick that they massively overrated it

Metalstyles
Staff Reviewer
December 24th 2013



8221 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Probably. This is good, but I haven't spun it in quite a while, and I don't really feel the need to either. One of those albums that I can dig when it comes up on rotation, but will not grant special listening time to.

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TheSpirit
December 24th 2013



16661 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

there some awesome songs and some bland as all fuck songs

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Flugmorph
January 14th 2014



54 Comments


the japan bonus tracks are hilarous

NoSons
February 6th 2014



39 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I still think Hatebreeder had a darker tone, this one has the riff ideas from recent albums, but got rid of the mainstream qualities. Hatebreeder IS darker, it does not just feel darker. This still has such a scooped mid-tone, leaving everything feeling so bright. Just my opinion.

Good review, good effort Bodom.

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BelchingSlime
March 3rd 2014



17 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

I really want to like this but it's just recycled or half-baked thrash riffs with a few outstanding moments. They're just not catchy anymore and it hurts

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Judio!
March 3rd 2014



3093 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

Nah it's good

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SylentEcho
March 23rd 2014



1570 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

By no means is this album a 4.5. Half the album is a snoozefest and the other half is just good, not great.

I understand that their sound is probably distinguishable from a lot of other bands in the genre, but distinguishable is not necessarily good.

Bodom are actually an awesome and very talented band, but they've done nothing legendary since Hatebreeder and nothing great since Hate Crew Deathroll.

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
April 15th 2014



15989 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Definitely their best since HCDR

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