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Experimental/Post Metal

3.83 | 490 ratings

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4 stars after deciding not to change the band's name due to the radical change of their sound, Anathema overtly let their Radiohead influeces loose and the result was this fine album... this great leap from their previous releases to this fresh sound is the perfect justification why this former doom/death metal band deserves a conspicuous place in this site..

this may never have been achieved if it wasn't for bassist's Duncan Patterson, and main composer of the band, leaving... whether this was for the best or not, i don't know... now Duncan is more of a producer merely preserving a trip hop band called Antimatter and Anathema are two years without a contract..

still, AFDTE is a breathtaking, deeply emotional, sometimes pissed, sometimes mellow, dramatic, stressed, moving piece of art... highlights: release, leave no trace, panic, a fine day to exit, temporary peace...

the only reason for this 4 stars rating is cause i believe that compared to Alternative 4 or Eternity, AFDTE is a little bit weaker..

toolis | 4/5 |


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