MESHUGGAH — obZen (review)

MESHUGGAH — obZen album cover Album · 2008 · Progressive Metal Buy this album from MMA partners
3/5 ·
bartosso
The Very Average of Meshuggah

I like to call OBZEN "The Very Average of Meshuggah" as this album doesn't bring anything new to the band's sound. It's just a kind of résumé of their career. And yes, band members mentioned in an interview that it's going to be a summary of their achievements to date. I just don't feel convinced. In my opinion, when a band says something like that, it can only mean one thing... that they don't have ideas good enough to record an interesting album. Well, it's still a better option than releasing dozens of crummy albums after all.
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