Aurora Borealis - Timeline: The Beginning And End Of Everything review
|Album:||Timeline: The Beginning And End Of Everything|
|Release date:||February 2011|
01. Our Legacy
02. Crucible Of Creation
04. Stygian Depths
05. A Creature Called Human (Among Other Things)
06. The Evolution After Evolution
07. The Only Space Race That Matters
08. Beyond The Oort Cloud
09. Tearing Holes In The Fabric Of Time
10. Prelude To Cessation
11. The Rebirth
No need to dick around. This is a band with fucking hair on their chest. This is a band whose sound is so inflaming it makes hell look like a girl scout campfire. This is a band you should check out, like, right fucking now. That's basically the short version of this review.
For the uninitiated, Aurora Borealis is a long-running US-schooled extreme metal band, bringing a lethal mix of death, black and god knows what else. Timeline is already the band's fifth studio release - their first in as many years - and follows about the same formula that earned them recognition. Needless to say, this is the kind of thing that will tear you to shreds.
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Now for the five people interested in the exciting second half of my review...
What makes this band even more evil in nature are the raw-as-fuck vocals. Pouring an infinite amount of hatred directly into your ear canal, these harsh black metalish shrieks are so vicious they will make you sleep with a nightlight on.
As you might have guessed, this is one of those albums that breathes an air of hospitality. There's only one little problem with such an approach: the accessibility. You see, inasmuch as Aurora Borealis opts for difficult song structures, syncopated rhythms and constant tempo changes, the number of memorable tracks is close to nil. For this reason, dealing with such a menacing slab of blackened death metal can become a tough thing to do. A strong stomach might therefore be required.
Already one of the death metal highlights of this year (with many more to come).
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