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Experimental/Post Metal

4.02 | 202 ratings

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4 stars For a long time ive always thought this band to be very overated, as the genre of Post Metal, wasnt really my strong point, bands like Cult of Luna i found hard to get into, that is of course until i heard WAVERING RADIANT, the final release from this band. Where to start, i personaly think this album is a wee gem, very atmospheric yet you cant help but bang your head to it, so somple yet quite complex in nature, for example the second i heard the EPIC closing few minutes of opener HALL OF THE DEAD, i was floored, and this attitude continues throughout this album, the beautiful instrumental intro of GHOST KEY as well as the middle section of the same song is just beautiful, it can also get quite agressive and heavy which is also cool, the title track as well with its electronic ambience and the epic closer THRESHOLD OF TRANSFORMATION, all in all this is a great release that im sure is able to keep ISIS's legacy going for quite some time;

Hall Of The Dead - 10/10 Ghost Key - 9/10 Hand Of The Host - 8/10 Wavering Radiant - 8/10 Stone To Wake A Serpent - 8/10 20 Minutes / 40 Years - 9/10 Threshold of Transformation - 10/10

CONCLUSION; A great and worthy addition to any fan of Isis's collection.

FarBeyondProg | 4/5 |


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