AOTY 2017
Slow Forever
Cobalt - Slow Forever
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 34 ratings
2016 Ratings: #38
Your Review

CRITIC REVIEWS

84
Pitchfork
As surprising as it may seem for an album where death, despair, and destruction linger in every word, Cobalt gambled on resurrection and, against the odds, advanced.
80
Spin

Slow was born of isolation and betrayal, but it’s music that was meant for concert halls Cobalt deserve to fill, music that rewards both introspection and reveling in like-minded rapture. It’s also ready to f**king kill.

Aug 6, 2016
sonicyouth
83
Definitely worth my hour and 20 minutes
Mar 30, 2016
EMR
82
American band Cobalt is on the road for quite some time now, but it seems the creative flow is still very active for them. On Slow Forever, the band brings out a massive extreme music experience, with a double-disc album that gathers the band's many influences, all blended into a very cohesive and undeniably powerful piece of work. Their mix of black/death/thrash and avant-garde metal sounds as vibrant and striking as one could hope for, with lenghty tracks, all filled with killer riffs, ... read more
END OF YEAR LISTS
#2/BrooklynVegan
#9/Sputnikmusic
#10/Decibel
#25/Stereogum
Track List
  1. Hunt the Buffalo
  2. Animal Law
  3. Ruiner
  4. Beast Whip
  5. King Rust
  6. Breath
  7. Cold Breaker
  8. Elephant Graveyard
  9. Final Will
  10. Iconoclast
  11. Slow Forever
  12. Siege
Contributions By
thisisabtlgrnd, patton


Added on: February 9, 2016