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Experimental/Post Metal

4.07 | 96 ratings

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Marty McFly
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2 stars Now for something completely different (I mean insane), four reviews and all with 5-star rating. So why I don't hear this masterpiece ? Also, this is more like Extreme Metal, than Experimental. Because the question is, where is this experiment ?

Well, maybe it's because I don't like death metal vocals much. So why I acquired this album ? Because I saw so promising reviews here (even not from skilled collabs/ reviewers, but just from members, this should have warn me). But I still should see that it's not going to be my cup of tea. But 4.67 rating, it's too high and I was expecting something good in it, except heavy sound and growling. Because I can tolerate this, if it's interesting. But not when it's boring martyrdom to listen. Is it ?

Cover was nice piece of art. That's for starters. But first track here, The Literar Black Cloud haven't persuaded me. Same with second track. I feel that they're depending to noise, that it will cover their flaws. But it's not that I just hate this style, I've tried "Giant Squid" and I was pleased. Because having all album of terror for ears isn't simply the way how it should be done. It has to be balanced with calm parts. They're here, but they offer nothing to not much.

Only exception is closing epic The Reptilian Brain. It's a nice, calm song ("Sleep") in Indo/Raga rhythm and performance. With changin pace ("Eat" I suppose) and weirdly appropriate ("Shit") and it's maybe strange if I'm telling it, but I actually like fourth part ("Fight"), it simply fits in here. And while ("Fuck") is on, I simply have to smile. I think it would be better to listen this song first, then suffer through first songs and finally enjoy this epic again.

2(+), it has some moments (which are very rare). I understand that Prehistoric times weren't symphony, but it wasn't necessary to make it too harsh. Overall disappointment for me, as it's not offering much. However, this last "epic" (what?) is straightforward and funny (as an idea)

Marty McFly | 2/5 |


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