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Tech/Extreme Prog Metal

3.95 | 585 ratings

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4 stars This is one of the best Prog Metal albums I've heard so far. It's very well recorded (very clean audio) and well played (especially the drums), focusing in songwriting which is it's strengthness. I had lots of expectations for this album, since Leprous already delivered two others masterpieces (Bilateral and Coal), but this is as good as the two predecessors.

The sound remembers a bit of coal, but with even more focus on tight songwritting, experimentation with odd time signatures, ambience and strong chorus. The Keyboards also play a big role here, being as strong as the guitar, but without being too cheesy.

Rewind, The Flood, Red and Slave are the strongest songs here, with the most remarkable riffs and chorus.

Deadwing | 4/5 |


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