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The Mars Volta


Heavy Prog

3.54 | 575 ratings

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4 stars This is the second Mars Volta album i heard after Frances The Mute, and to me it is a vast improvement. The music here has the typical Mars Volta energy you expect to hear with some excellent guitar passage, fantastic heavy riffing and a sound in songs like Goliath and Agadez that is often reminiscent of Muse. I have never been very impressed by the production on Mars Volta albums and Bedlam is no exception. The vocals are often painfully overproduced with many effects added to Zavala's voice that often come across as very distracting. This is my favourite Mars Volta album with some of the best music that can be found in their catalogue and a unique, unpredictable and fantastically energetic sound.
topographicbroadways | 4/5 |


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