- Nightmare Logic

Power Trip - Nightmare Logic
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on 6 reviews
2017 Rank: #27 / 442
USER SCORE
77
Based on
77 ratings

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90
Exclaim!

Power Trip have returned, fiercer and unrulier than ever before, with their latest full-length, Nightmare Logic, outdoing their already-raucous LP Manifest Decimation and taking all elements of their sound to new heights.

85
The Line of Best Fit

Despite taking almost four years to arrive, Nightmare Logic couldn’t have come at a better time. 2017 is likely to produce some of the angriest music since Vietnam, and Power Trip are the perfect act to lead an army head-long into battle.

84
Pitchfork

You don’t need to be a metalhead to have a blast with Nightmare Logic. Screamed sardonics, persistent chug, and apocalyptic melodrama are all acquired tastes, sure. But Power Trip’s fist-pumping choruses, ricocheting grooves, and ample charm are so animated that they leave us with something addictive and, well, fun.

80
PopMatters

Nightmare Logic is already among the best metal releases of this still-young year and easily one of the most inspired and thought-provoking of the decade. Here’s hoping that Power Trip keeps this level of intensity and inspiration coming for a long, long while.

80
musicOMH
Throwing their hat into the ring (it’ll be a baseball cap, obviously) Power Trip have released an album that taps into the thrash and metal scene of the ’80s so perfectly that it practically needs carbon dating to check that it was actually made in 2017. Clearly the revival is on.
70
The Needle Drop

Power Trip's second album for Southern Lord Records brings thrash metal back with a fucking vengeance.

Aug 3, 2017
65
So simple and 'not quite my tempo' lol
Aug 6, 2017
FlimFlam
80
This album brought it. Awesome riffs, crushing harsh vocals, pounding drums, and powerful distortion were all plentiful on this album, and that’s what a metal album should deliver. Mission accomplished. However, while I’m definitely not one of those people who claims that all songs of this genre sound this same, this is a case where that criticism may be true. Metal is a much more diverse genre that it often gets credit for, and some variation would have been welcomed. However, it ... read more
Jul 25, 2017
TheMusicMan
90
A fantastic thrash metal album that is more than likely going to be one of the highlight albums of 2017
Jul 5, 2017
79
Not a big fan of Thrash Metal, but Power Trip will keep me coming back.
Jul 3, 2017
pouls
67
Nightmare Logic started off promising enough, but it just became so boring and tepid to me after the title track, honestly. I'll give credit to this album for being short and straight to the point in a world in which most metal albums these days are typically bloated and meandering.
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Added on: November 15, 2016