Rest - Rwake
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  • Summary: The Arkansas doom band releases its first album of new songs in four years.
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
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  1. Dec 1, 2011
    80
    The band's ability to shift tempos and feelings without coming across as prog rock dorks is definitely a secret weapon.
  2. Dec 1, 2011
    80
    Rest is solemn and intensely emotional, and it resonates with a hypnotizing cathartic energy.
  3. Dec 1, 2011
    78
    For these 53 minutes, they also offer a barrage of the unexpected, relighting doom from the strangest corners.
  4. Dec 1, 2011
    70
    At once dense and cacophonous, bleak and thunderous, Rwake's latest aspires toward the sonic-cosmic apex personified by Neurosis--and comes mighty close.