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10,000 DAYS



Experimental/Post Metal

3.85 | 859 ratings

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5 stars Been very excited that Tool was making another studio album in another 5 years. But i said to myself how are they gonna top the heavy, aggressiveness of Aenima and the psychedelic but very proggy Lateralus. Well i was very much impressed when i first heard VICARIOUS on this site as this song had the in your face style of aenima as well as the progression from lateralus in fact i would say they have took the progression a step further. So anyway i finally got 10,000 Days and WOW THIS CD IS AMAZING. okay sure you got some filler tracks like LIPAN CONJURING, LOST KEYS (BLAME HOFFMAN), and VIRGINITI TIES but dude come its Tool they always but filler stuff in there albums and besdies most of these short filler tracks are intros to other songs anyway. However though i do think each longer track on 10,000 Days is absolutly stunning each track is just so progressive with its polyrhythms and great mood changes. These guys have what it takes to make you think that each album is at their best but once they realease another album that keep topping it off over and over. plus not to mention Tool also have been experimented with some new stuff especially Danny with some neat electronic drums on INTENSION and great Tabla drumming on RIGHT IN TWO. but anyway you get some really great decent long tracks not to mention they've decided to make not one but TWO!!!! 11 minute epics in which both are awesome. however i think ROSETTA STONED is the better one just because it is so aggressive from beginning to end. Now as for the players gah what hasn't been said about these guys. Maynard i will admit is not my most favorite singer but he really surprised me on this album. I mean his voice sounds so different than Aenima and Lateralus that i had to check to make sure it was him and guess what it was lol. Anyway this is probably my favorite vocal album with him and i love the accapela with him at the beginning of THE POT. Adam Jones WOW he really surprised me as well as his riffs are so proggy and i mean over the top proggy. And i'll be honest it had to take me awhile to get used to his solos on the other albums but the solos are all great in this one especially the Talk Box solo in JAMBI. Justin Chancellor MAN what a great player. I mean when its just you taking the rhythm section of the band while the other guy is doing other crap then your great. But anyway once again he embraces us with his awesome bass playing not to mention that the bass play on JAMBI is really done well. and finaly one of my most favortie drummers DANNY CAREY!!!!! LORD have mercy how does this guy do as each song just blows me away as he so tight with band with his polyrhythms and his great style of keepin together with random tom beats and cymbal i mean this guy is incredible. This Album is probably my favorite and IMO the best out of DANNY CAREY as he is one of the pioneers of prog metal drummers. So anyway if you love Tool and really wanna hear some great this album is so worth it. However if your a noobie and want to get interested in Tool well don't get this album first i suggest getting AENIMA and work your way up. but anyway i hate to say but i guess 5 years later another Tool album will appear. But how are they gonna top this???
Progdrummer05 | 5/5 |


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