Where Owls Know My Name

Rivers of Nihil - Where Owls Know My Name
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Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 28 ratings
2018 Ratings: #530
March 16, 2018 / Release Date
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This drum kick sound that all these modern technical proggy death metal groups are using is slowly but damn surely killing me. The sax i didn't mind too much actually, it took some getting used to but wasn't nearly as gimmicky as one might have suspected.
This album is just so bizarrely "ok".

The vocals are ok. The production is ok. The lyrics are ok. The saxophone makes it seem more complex and unique, but ultimately it feels like a gimmick; technically sound, but soulfully lacking, Rivers of Nihil's "Where Owls Know My Name" is well executed instrumentally but falls short in terms of memorability.

I struggle to say much about it because I feel that I am next to indifferent about my experience with the album, and I do ... read more
Definitely one of the best metal albums of the year.
Nothing special here, just your typical average prog-metal record here.
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Track List

  1. Cancer / Moonspeak
  2. The Silent Life
  3. A Home
  4. Old Nothing
  5. Subtle Change (Including the Forest of Transition and Dissatisfaction Dance)
  6. Terrestria III: Wither
  7. Hollow
  8. Death Is Real
  9. Where Owls Know My Name
  10. Capricorn / Agoratopia
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Added on: March 12, 2018