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  • Summary: The tenth full-length studio album for the Oakland, California metal band was produced with Steve Albini.
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  1. Positive: 19 out of 20
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  1. Dec 10, 2012
    100
    Honor Found In Decay is another milestone in a catalogue which consists of nothing but milestones. [3 Nov 2012, p.53]
  2. Nov 1, 2012
    90
    It's not often an album of such stature exceeds one's anticipations, but Honor is too astounding to not be revered.
  3. Oct 29, 2012
    80
    In less skilful hands, this relentless sonic oppression would be gruelling, but by expressing human frailty with such visceral abandon, Neurosis have once again turned darkness into euphoria.
  4. Oct 29, 2012
    80
    The folk direction of the group's past few albums still lingers, but it's mostly buried behind immense decibels and frightening intensity. [Nov 2012, p.92]
  5. Nov 16, 2012
    80
    By forging a path from hardcore punk through sludge and doom metal and influencing many others along the way, Neurosis have worn their influences on their sleeves, yet have still managed to evolve by sounding more intensely like themselves.
  6. Oct 29, 2012
    79
    The record doesn't abandon the moody sprawl of the band's last few full-lengths, but it does help restore urgency to an aesthetic that seemed in danger of growing soporific.
  7. Nov 21, 2012
    60
    An excellent return. [Dec 2012, p.109]

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