Monuments The Amanuensis
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Wolfhorde
June 29th 2014


13752 Comments


Okay, so this is Meshuggahcore. Thanks for not making me waste any time.

Butkuiss
June 29th 2014


4284 Comments


Haven't heard a djent release since masstaden/Februus I thought interesting. One was great and Hidden Words is the pinnacle of the genre but Gnosis was disappointing. Probably won't bother with this.

Calc
June 29th 2014


12526 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

"So is this more generic Meshuggahcore/Djent with weepy vocals?"



that's actually exactly what this is lol

peartnoy
June 29th 2014


1241 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

And I can't see how it's a bad thing.

Faraudo
June 30th 2014


843 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

This is surprisingly, really strong.

Digging: Steven Wilson - Hand. Cannot. Erase.

paradox1216
June 30th 2014


578 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

this is one of the bands that still gets away with what is essentially an extremely basic djent sound (albeit with some personality to it), because they own it and do it well

Diglett
June 30th 2014


1511 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

fucking massive album

NonApplicable
June 30th 2014


2027 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Okay, so this is Meshuggahcore. Thanks for not making me waste any time.



I know that's supposed to be an insult, but I have no problem with that label.

titanslayer
June 30th 2014


2164 Comments


Meshuggahcore m/

Dr7
June 30th 2014


144 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Their potential was clear in listening to Gnosis and watching them live.



To hear them realize it by upping their game on this album is fantastic.

Digging: Elder (USA-MA) - Lore

cloakanddagger
June 30th 2014


66 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0 | Sound Off

Saw these guys live recently, gonna see them again and looking forward to it, this album is excellent.

Nice review too, pos.

MachFire
June 30th 2014


27 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

"vocals sound.. ..unmolested"



I get what you're going for with unmolested, but you might want to change your diction there. Sounds a little weird. Otherwise a pretty cool review.





bloc
June 30th 2014


35191 Comments


Thought Gnosis was boring but I really want to hear this one

botb
June 30th 2014


9843 Comments


i literally can't wait to hear this. is it streaming anywhere?

DatBeefPudding
June 30th 2014


1378 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

you should enjoy it bloc, seems right up your alley. + it's way more interesting as a whole compared to Gnosis.





"So is this more generic Meshuggahcore/Djent with weepy vocals?"



that's actually exactly what this is lol




not really... not gonna lie the 2 bands sound extremely different. barely any comparison at all besides the obvious djent factor.

DatBeefPudding
June 30th 2014


1378 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

i literally can't wait to hear this. is it streaming anywhere?




i know it's on spotify, but it's pretty much only been released EU.



NA isn't for another week or so. not sure why they did it this way... makes everyone in NA just find a torrent.

Diamondize
June 30th 2014


1367 Comments


to think this angel used to be in periphery

DatBeefPudding
June 30th 2014


1378 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

to think this angel used to be in periphery




anyone else think periphery SERIOUSLY missed out

Diamondize
June 30th 2014


1367 Comments


yea he dodged a bullet

Drummerboy123
June 30th 2014


2454 Comments


Would be pretty cool to see a monuments and periphery tour where spencer sings with chris on denial.

Album is crushing. This is what Im hoping Juggernaut to be like.



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