The Scars of Man on the Once Nameless Wilderness Part I and II

Panopticon - The Scars of Man on the Once Nameless Wilderness Part I and II
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2018 Ratings: #463 / 727
User Score
Based on 48 ratings
2018 Ratings: #464
April 6, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Nordvis / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
Metal Injection

The Scars of Man on the Once Nameless Wilderness, in both its parts, are some of the best records to have been released in recent years. There are very few artists like Austin Lunn in the world, capable of crafting such heartfelt works of art.

80
Sputnikmusic

Regardless of the trade offs made in order for such an album to work, The Scars of Man on the Once Nameless Wilderness will stand as one of 2018’s most unique and fully realized metal records.

73
Pitchfork

The Scars of Man on the Once Nameless Wilderness works best when it stuns through synchronicity, rather than separation.

65
Spectrum Culture

The two-part The Scars of Man on the Once Nameless Wilderness is, at once, a complete mess that collapses under its own weight and some of the most revelatory metal in recent memory,

40
The Needle Drop
The two-disc Scars of Man finds Panopticon separating the black metal and American folk elements of his music, rendering it generic.
GABRIELinHELL
70
Good
notbuzzzila
70
Not as good as Panopticon's other work, but still really good.
antiarkhipov
72
Separating the black metal and bluegrass and folk just doesn't work for them. The first part was extremely boring. The second half on the other hand was much much better.
amygoodall
62
good
78
Panopticon have returned after a few years, with which on paper should be their most ambitious and interesting album to date. Panopticon here give us not one, but two albums, the first being entirely the blistering, epic Black Metal that has gotten them the fame to begin with, with little to no downtime. The second disc however, shows Panopticon going deep into the black hole of Bluegrass and Folk. Which, like I said, on paper sounds wildly ambitious and exciting. However, I feel like this ... read more
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