THE BODY “ALL THE WATERS OF THE EARTH TURN TO BLOOD” – PITCHFORK – 8.5 / NY TIMES!

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PITCHFORK

Like the best of Eyehategod or Bastard Noise, All the Waters is the rare album that feels truly dangerous. As it crushes and collides doom metal, harsh noise, industrial rock, and gospel singing into one mean mess, it seems to obey no rules but its own. The result is a singular, explosive masterpiece and one of the year’s essential heavy exploits– even if, at turns, it sends you cowering…

Read the rest of Grayson Currin’s analysis here .

New York Times

As the record continues, the beating just doesn’t stop. The choral voices, returning here and there, are the only ray of hope: the Body’s own singing amounts to weedy, apocalyptic howls, barely clearing the din of their processional stomps. It’s an experience, this record, written in big riffs and celestial choirs and digital static.

Find Guillermo Klein’s complete playlist and full review of  All The Waters Of  The Earth here.

You can stream All The Waters…. here!

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~ by Joshua / At A Loss on August 10, 2010.

 
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