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.5 Doesn't Quite Get A 5.

Advantages: Vocals, New Band Members, Ballads, Return to Iowa Sound, Music Videos
Disadvantages: No Paul Gray or Joey Jordison, Long songs & Tracklist

.5 I had been meaning to review the latest Slipknot album for a while now, ever since it's release and my acquisition really. I managed to review Iowa earlier in the month, the 2001 album that singlehandedly got me into the metal genre, but afte ...

SirJoseph 26.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of .5: The Gray Chapter - Slipknot

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Slipknot are back

Advantages: Driving rythm, Same thrash sound
Disadvantages: Some simular songs

After waiting a long time to hear new music from one of my favourite bands the wait is finally over. This album has all the same driving beats that make you want to get up and punch someone as all the other albums do. The album has a lot of song that are ...

chris_t73 24.02.2016 · Read full review
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Review of .5: The Gray Chapter - Slipknot

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Goodbye Paul Gray

Advantages: Exist
Disadvantages: Not yet

The Gray Chapter is a metal band's fifth album from the United States , Slipknot.Album was released in Australia , Belgium and in the Netherlands on October 17, 2014 , England on October 20, 2014This is Slipknot 's first studio album in six years and the ...

Ryanze 25.02.2016 · Read full review
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Ultracrepidarian Opinion Of D-D-D-D-Djent Forerunners

Advantages: Vocals, Musicianship, Technicality, Theme, Original
Disadvantages: Songs Too Short & Too Long, Recycled Riffs, Pompous

Djent Radar Hailing from only an hour away in Milton Keynes, the progressive metal 5 piece Tesseract have long been on the Djent radar. Back in 2011 when the genre was witnessing a turn to digital tones and seven (eight and sometimes nine) strin ...

SirJoseph 03.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Altered State - Tesseract

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A powerful and Intense return to form

Advantages: an intense, focused rock album with great songs and lyrics
Disadvantages: The album isn't that varied, just balls-to-the-wall rock from start to finish

As a big Monster Magnet fan I couldn't wait to get my hands on this bad boy. Touted as a more focused record after 2007's patchy 4 Way Diablo (which never really was as good as its title) I was hoping it would live up to its promise. Courtesy of livin ...

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Review of Mastermind - Monster Magnet

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