Alternative PressGreen's heightened tunefulness along with the broadened emotional resonance that results should enable this band to relate more to an enlarged fanbase... [#154, p.63]
'Nation' is not bad - it's taut and tense and if you buy it quick you'll get to hear their logic-defying cover of Bauhaus' 'Bela Lugosi's Dead'. But it's hard to reconcile 'Nation''s obsession with the scourge of globalisation with Sepultura's conversion from third world pioneers to just another angry hardcore band.
erikahOct 24, 2003it is great album,but max is a legend,derrick is just a good singer
DFitchFeb 21, 2002Certainly not another Chaos AD, Sepultura is still miles above most bands trying to lamely mix hardcore and metal. Previous reviewer is Certainly not another Chaos AD, Sepultura is still miles above most bands trying to lamely mix hardcore and metal. Previous reviewer is confused: Igor is still on the drums, always has been. Max, the OG singer, is missed, but not much: Derrick's "screaming range" is wider in my opinion, with some nice growls and even slightly singing some bits. The vocal production seems a little lacking, but the emotion is there and the band is more together than on Against. They've still got a message.… Expand
MarcD.Apr 8, 2001It's difficult for me to put down a hard working metal band, but "Nation" simply does not bring the visceral strength of "Beneath the It's difficult for me to put down a hard working metal band, but "Nation" simply does not bring the visceral strength of "Beneath the Remains" or "Schizophrenia," and it doesn't come anywhere near the power Sepulura's monster twin peaks of "Arise" and "Chaos A.D." Max is certainly not irreplaceable, but the new dude doesn't do much to compete with the mad Brazilian on the drum kit. And doesn't Derrick Green sound a little Jello Biafra-like on the song "Politricks"?… Expand
Jan 12, 2016Nation by Sepultura. A german review.
Das erste Album mit Derrick Green nach dem Weggang von Max Cavalera. Kann leider nicht an die VorgängerNation by Sepultura. A german review.
Das erste Album mit Derrick Green nach dem Weggang von Max Cavalera. Kann leider nicht an die Vorgänger anknüpfen. Greens Meisterwerke mit Dante XXI und Kairos sollen noch kommen.
Nicht schlecht, nicht mehr, nicht weniger: 5/10… Expand
derrickgreeenhaterwhatDec 9, 2004Sepultura were amazing with max....with the likes of well Everything. thankfully his new band soulfly are amazing....every album classic...as Sepultura were amazing with max....with the likes of well Everything. thankfully his new band soulfly are amazing....every album classic...as far as im concerned the next album after "roots" is not "nation" it is "soulfly" ....too round off this album is absolute rubbish with recycled ideas taken from max and robbed everything max believes in… Collapse
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