ENTOMBED — Morning Star (review)

ENTOMBED — Morning Star album cover Album · 2001 · Death 'n' Roll Buy this album from MMA partners
5/5 ·
Triceratopsoil
If "Uprising" is Entombed's tribute to Motorhead, "Morning Star" is the greatest Slayer album that never was - just a nonstop, crushingly heavy, relentless, thrashy and sludgy metal masterpiece that still manages to be head-banging groovy.

The vocals and instruments are both heavier and harsher than the several previous album. Lyrics on the surface sound like boilerplate anti-Christian (not atypical in death metal), but lots of them are really just movie quotes. The rhythms are tight and chugging, crisp snappy drumming, spirited raw vocals, ripping guitar solos - Morning Star has a lot to offer, and is possibly the best release from this consistently great band.

Favourite tracks: Chief Rebel Angel, I for and Eye, Year One Now, Fractures, City of Ghosts, About to Die
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Nightfly wrote:
8 months ago
One of their best.
8 months ago
I pop in and out...
siLLy puPPy wrote:
8 months ago
Yeah, i love this one. Where have you been?

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