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Release date: 19 February 2008
Style: Cyber grindcore


8.4 | 37 votes


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01. Board Up The House
02. Endless Teeth
03. Things Don't Look Good
04. Recursion
05. I Won't Come Back Alive
06. City On A Hill
07. The Whips Blow Back
08. Colony Collapse
09. The Feast
10. Ergot
11. Relief


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Board Up The House is one of the most impressive genre bending albums I have heard in a long time, blending progressive/technical metal and electronic. It's catchiness is countered by its abrasiveness to create a wonderful symbioses.

This album would more accurately be classified as something along the lines of Melodic Progressive SynthPop Mathcore. It varies from their older material significantly, while still being groundbreaking. While the influence of grind is still there, the melodies seem to carry themselves over the occasional blurs of noise that Grindcore can sometimes become much more than their previous releases.

published 03.12.2008 | Comments (3)

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neonxaos - 24.06.2012 at 08:47  
Rating: 9 Absolutely mindblowing album. There's nothing else like this out there. Believe me, I have searched. Many bands search for a fusion of metal and electronica, but few, if any, achieve a symbiosis like this. This, to me, is a landmark work with nowhere near the amount of attention it rightfully deserves.
!J.O.O.E.! - 06.09.2012 at 15:42  
  Very nice little band this.
MechanisT - 04.02.2013 at 14:51  
  Criminally underrated album. And band.
Ilham - 16.07.2014 at 03:30  
Rating: 8 Indeed. Too bad they quit.
Lit. - 13.03.2015 at 06:18  
  Great album. Love me some high-quality unorthodox grind.
flightoficarus - 06.04.2015 at 23:38  
Rating: 10 AMAZING. Hits that perfect sweet-spot for being innovative and full of awesome musicianship while still being consistently enjoyable start to finish.
Wukk - 23.02.2016 at 20:36  
  Genghis Tron strikes me as one of those bands whose fans classify them a certain way not because of what they sound like, but by popular opinion/what the band say they play. I can hardly hear any grindcore in here at all - maybe Converge-style metalcore, but no grind. Or maybe I don't know grindcore well enough, who knows.

Well, whatever it is they play, it's pretty good. It's one-of-a-kind and holds your attention to the whole album, but I wouldn't go all the way and call it a masterpiece/modern classic/AOTYAY. I can see it staying in my library for a long time, but wouldn't miss it if it somehow disappeared.

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