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ÆNIMA

Tool

 

Experimental/Post Metal

4.10 | 898 ratings

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Lopolik
5 stars First of all Tool has not too many albums, howbeit all of them are awesome. This album was essential to me, since I have been revealing personal messages from the lyrics. I loved this album only after my second listening, so I think you have to explore it more and more and you will discover the hidden treasures. Let's go digging. There are some catchy riffs like in Stinkfist, Jimmy or Aenima. And of course the best bass in Forty-six & 2. The drumming is great in each song. As for vocal performance, this album is Maynard's best. Just listen to the screams in "H." or Eulogy, or the excellent Pushit. Pushit is for me euphoria to listen to it. "But I'd trade it all for just a little, PEACE OF MIND!" Third Eye includes excerpts from Bill Hicks sayings. He was a comedian and a good friend of Maynard's. They both have a good sence of humour. Aenima is expressing a hatred of the band to L.A. Also it condemns L. Ron. Hubbard who founded strange religion. I would like to tell you about my personal experiences when I was in Dunedin, New Zealand. In song Jimmy he sings about Eleven and coming home. I was then in the ward 11 and was coming back to Czech. Also in the song Pushit there is a line "Saw that gap again today." I made a gap into the wall by a car and then I saw it again. Anyway this album is a masterpiece and I recommend it to all progressive metal fans.
Lopolik | 5/5 |

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