- Nightmare Logic

Power Trip - Nightmare Logic
CRITIC SCORE
84
Based on 5 reviews
2017 Rank: #16 / 351
USER SCORE
77
Based on
66 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

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.
May 2, 2017
75
Power Trip don't revolutionate the Trash Metal with their new album but conquer some of the sound that makes it so visceral and dense in just 33 minutes. I really love how hard the percussion sounds here, it almost feels like the drums are being played at just cms of you, the guitars sound great, I love how they change of pace exactly at the moment the tune can get a little too much for the sake of the song, the vocals are decent. I just wish that I had a bit more of diversity, because the ... read more
Mar 8, 2017
SeaBass
75
Enjoyable, but nothing that grabbed me fully.
Mar 6, 2017
Pidotski
89
Glad to give my soul back.
Mar 5, 2017
78
Comes at you fast and hard hitting. Love this album for its non stop thrash!
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Track List
  1. Soul Sacrifice
  2. Executioner's Tax (Swing of the Axe)
  3. Firing Squad
  4. Nightmare Logic
  5. Waiting Around to Die
  6. Ruination
  7. If Not Us Then Who
  8. Crucifixation
Contributions By
patton, sonicyouth, philthy


Added on: November 15, 2016