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Experimental/Post Metal

3.21 | 604 ratings

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4 stars Tool's first album Undertow is not really prog but the band shows some signs of what is to come in future Tool albums. I pretty much like this album from start to finish. A very metal grungy feel to this album. Maynard's lyrics are very dark and angry most of the time and guitarist Adam Jones displays his eerie sounds on guitar. Danny Carey doing what he does great on drums as usual. There are many standout tracks on the album like Sober, this song got Tool more recognized because of its radio play and creepy video. Some other great songs are Intolerance, Prison sex, Flood, Swamp song, and Bottom. A very strong debut from a very original band, I'm a big Tool fan so i gave this 4 stars, and this album is nothing like Lateralus which is a popular TOOL album reviewed many times on this site. This was the start of Tool, besides Opiate, if you want to hear Tool's more prog side this is not it.
JROCHA | 4/5 |


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