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Release date: 28 February 2014
Style: Sludge metal

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Review

Staff review by
Boxcar Willy

Rating:
8.5
Post-metal or whatever has been around for much longer than I thought. Seeing reviews and listening to albums from over a decade ago opened my eyes to a genre I once thought was a modern trend, much like the rise of "blackgaze". After finding this out, and listening to Alaskan's new sophomore album, Despair, Erosion, Loss, I've learned that even with existing for over 10 years, this genre still isn't dull or stagnant.

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published 24.01.2014 | Comments (7)

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Boxcar Willy - 18.01.2014 at 17:41  
  http://alaskan.bandcamp.com/album/despair-erosion-loss

Okay this is really good and you all should listen to it.
InnerSelf - 18.01.2014 at 18:12  
 
Written by Boxcar Willy on 18.01.2014 at 17:41

http://alaskan.bandcamp.com/album/despair-erosion-loss

Okay this is really good and you all should listen to it.

It's out already ?! Nice!
-DC-002- - 18.01.2014 at 21:27  
  It is nice, another good sludge album by Alaska. so nice it's Name your Price.
Chobo_jokeR - 20.01.2014 at 00:49  
Rating: 7 Been listening to a lot of sludge / post albums lately, so I'm starting to get that same shit syndrome from several bands, but this was quite good.
tea[m]ster - 07.03.2014 at 02:56  
Rating: 7
Written by Chobo_jokeR on 20.01.2014 at 00:49

so I'm starting to get that same shit syndrome from several bands


BitterCold calles it "SSDB" - short for "Same Shit Different Band" - and it's a perfect description. Post is my favorite genre, as you know, and when I put suggestions here I try to make sure the band/album stands out. It's really hard now, innovation and originality is getting hard to find but on the same token if a band does it well, even if it's copied/cloned, that's ok too. Here are 2 suggestions. One is very original and the other is an Isis clone but done extremely well.

Vaura - The Missing
From Beneath Billows - Monolith

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