Universal acclaim- based on 27 Ratings
Oct 1, 2010after the atmopsheric sludge that they perfected three albums prior, continuing along that path would have been a sub-par move from a vastly superior band. And Isis just can't have that. Apparently, they discovered that subtle nuances can be just as effective as the walls of sound they are accustomed to, and the combination of these two factors make for the most interesting listen yet. Small, "tool-isms" stand alongside the mammoth riffs of Aaron Turner and co.
Also, Aaron's vocals are spot on throughout all of this record, balancing his shouts with the cleans perfectly.
The best Isis record ever. What a send off.… Full Review »