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Giant Squid

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4.02 | 30 ratings | 3 reviews | 37% 5 stars

Excellent addition to any
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Studio Album, released in 2011

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Tongue Stones (Megaptera Megachasmacarcharias) (9:15)
2. Mating Scars (Isurus Metridium) (8:03)
3. Snakehead (Channidae Erectus) (7:48)
4. Figura Serpentinata (Pycnopodia Sapien) (3:52)
5. Cenotes (Troglocambarus Maclanei) (6:07)

Total Time 35:05

Line-up / Musicians

- Aaron Gregory / guitar, banjo, electric sitar (4), vocals
- Jackie Perez Gratz / electric cello, vocals
- Bryan Beeson / bass
- Scott Sutton / drums, electric sitar (1)

Releases information

Artwork: Aaron Gregory

CD Translation Loss Records ‎- TL55-2 (2011, US)

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GIANT SQUID Cenotes ratings distribution

(30 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(37%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(37%)
Good, but non-essential (20%)
Collectors/fans only (7%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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3 stars Aside from its obvious "Eastern" onlooking (successfully), somewhat reminiscent of TOOL, in beefy grandeur and in vocal style (from the get-go). The strings and the standard/traditional Rock instrumentation really interlock well together. It's very cohesive sonically. Bravo! The aforementi ... (read more)

Report this review (#2606068) | Posted by DangHeck | Thursday, October 21, 2021 | Review Permanlink

5 stars CENOTE - A deep natural well or sinkhole formed by the collapse of surface limestone which exposes the ground water underneath. The title of Giant Squid's monstrous EP very much fits the suffocating onslaught of the music trapped within. On "Cenotes" the band strays from the variety of instrumen ... (read more)

Report this review (#795481) | Posted by Sgt. Smiles | Friday, July 27, 2012 | Review Permanlink

4 stars Giant Squid - Cenotes This was my first experience with Giant Squid. Besides the fact that they had a Cello player, and this was metal, I did not know what to expect. ? It was a nice surprise right from the first note. This is a sort of prog. doom metal, with a thick Metal sound, but with ... (read more)

Report this review (#795385) | Posted by tamijo | Friday, July 27, 2012 | Review Permanlink

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