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CLAIRVOYANT

The Contortionist

 

Tech/Extreme Prog Metal

3.97 | 65 ratings

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Egyptianprog-Fahmy
4 stars 3.8/5 great vocals, effects, atmosphere (rounded to 4)

At first I had mixed feelings about this. One one hand, The Contortionist completely abandoned djent roots down tuning and extreme metal, while on the other hand, they actually did it atmospherically right. In the end, I came to terms with it and listened to the whole album with a clear open mind and boy was I happy to do so. This album is just sad and intense. From Monochrome, you can feel a cloud of sadness above you, then a flicker a hope from the paino of Godspeed, to more intense metal from Clairvoyant and return to earth and ending with another sad monochrome.

It is unironically one of my favorite The Contortionist albums.

Egyptianprog-Fahmy | 4/5 |

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