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The Dillinger Escape Plan


Tech/Extreme Prog Metal

3.80 | 105 ratings

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Wolf Spider
4 stars It's already April and this is the only metal relase that cought my eye this year. It seems that the metal scene has less and less to offer with every year - right now Mastodon, DEP, Gojira, Intronaut and ISIS and among the last few bands that offer something worth listening so I'm thankful for every metal album that's as good as this one.

And boy is this good! For me DEP is getting better and better with every album, I can't stand their first wroks, I liked Miss Machine, Ire Works caught my heart with a bit more accesible sound but Option Paralysis is easily my favorite DEP album so far. So what changed since Ire Works? Not much really, this is still the same mix of hardcore, metal, jazzy elements, punk energy and a bit of pop. The softer piano parts that appear in various songs are something new but the piano blends perfectly with the songs. Greg Puciato does his best on this album! Really an amazing vocal performance! Plus I think they've concetrated more on the songwriting this time and this is what makes this album so great to listen.

Trully an excellent addition to any prog collection!

Wolf Spider | 4/5 |


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