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THE WAKE

Voivod

 

Tech/Extreme Prog Metal

4.01 | 87 ratings

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Isaac Peretz
5 stars I don't think there's another feeling as beautiful as watching one of your favorite bands make one of their best albums after a stream of good, but not incredible, works.

"The Wake" is Voivod's 14th studio album (damn!), and it's a direct continuation to the concept album that comes right before it, "Target Earth" which explains why both album covers got a similar art style.

I will be honest when I tell you that I was incredibly hyped for this album the moment I realized there was a +10 minute song in it. I'm used to long songs, but Voivod rarely makes them! And by rarely I mean they have only made two in their entire discography, the first one being their best song "Jack Luminous".

Of course, this album is classic Voivod. Fast paced prog-thrash songs with Sci-fi lyrical themes and a good balance of ambience and heaviness. It only has eight tracks but each of them have enough substance to stand by themselves or when doing full listens.

I'm happy and proud to give this record a five star rating. So happy to see this band still has a spark of creativity.

Isaac Peretz | 5/5 |

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