Sunday 24 March 2019

Rishloo - Feathergun (2009)

The third album from this US band.

Rishloo is a quartet with a lineup of guitars, bass, drums and vocals.

I have reviewed their previous two albums and I will review their fourth and final album too.

I was not impressed about their take on post-punk/metal on their first two albums. You can read the reviews somewhere else in this blog.

Hence, I was not looking forward to this album.

Their music is still hard and very post-something. That means post-rock and post-metal in this case. It is The Mars Volta meets............ Radiohead !

The music has become a lot softer and melodic inbetween cascades of brutal post-metal. There is indeed a lot of post-rock here too.

The music is indeed very epic and almost symphonic melodic at times. There are a lot pastoral parts inbetween some more brutal cascades of post-metal here.

There are even some pretty traditional songs with post-rock influences here.

The end result is pretty impressive. This one hour long album has indeed a lot going for it. The songs are all good to very good. There is not a single killer track here. But this album is at times a sheer pleasure.

This is indeed a very good album and one to really check out.

3.5 points


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