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Experimental/Post Metal

4.22 | 1726 ratings

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5 stars Lateralus is Tool's most progressive album they have released so far,and structures like a concept album by have the songs linking togrther, instrumentals that connect up to the major tracks!!!

This is the first Tool album I have ever heard when I was introduced to them 2 years ago by friends and this is definetelytheir best record!!!

"Disposition", "Reflection" and "Triad" were intended to be one big song when originally planned but got cut down ito three tracks and is a good progressive track I count it as one and score it 5/5!!!, considering they are down to 3 tracks.

"Parabol" and "Parabola" flow very nicely and are very similar to each other with similer words and guitar tunes, again will be scored as a one track, 5/5!!!

"Eon Blue Apocalypse" and blatantly does match "The Patient", and the signiture timing are strange and is a very beauiful track (The Patient) and a favourite of mine,good drumming and guitar techniques, 5/5!!!

"Mantra" is another favourite with excellent musicianship and is a reasonable 4/5!!!

"The Grudge", a nine minutes opener, builds up to the guitars and drums and keeps the listener interested (yes, I am one of them!!!), but the temp then slows a little, and has vocal scream which are lengthy, and shows how cleverly talented the vocalist is, and excellent 4/5!!!. "Schism" short, very easy for a non progger and a rocker of a track, a fusion of acoustic and aggressiveness and good guitar works, a favourite, 5/5!!!

"Ticks and Leeches" good vocals and guitaring that kicks ass big time!!!, mellows for a while then back to the hard stuff, a masterpiece 5/5!!!

"Reflection" and "Lateralus" are concept tracks that flow nicely 4/5!!!. "Triad", is an intrumental closer that is experiemental to play around with the other tracks!!!, quite scary but cool!!! a cool 5/5!!!

Lateralus is a masterpiece, not a single bad track and is a favourite album of mine, probably may never be heard like this again, 100% recommend, and a final score of 10/10!!!


craig4 | 5/5 |


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