Horrendous - Idol
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Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 27 ratings
2018 Ratings: #75
September 28, 2018 / Release Date
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Season of Mist / Label
Death Metal / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Sputnikmusic
One day, Horrendous will be spoken of with the same reverence we now offer the likes of Morbid Angel and Death.
90
The Needle Drop

Horrendous takes a mighty step forward with the visceral and multi-faceted compositions that make up Idol.

laz456
80
The good metal just keeps coming! Thanks to Melon for this one.
AnalVape
61
Sure, it's proggy tech death. So what? Let's not trip over our own drool here.

While there are some vibrant moments in this album such as the groovy Golgothan Tongues, the improvy bass intro in Divine Anhedonia, or even the surprisingly enjoyable Threnody, which somehow captivates the listener with mathy and reverby ballady chords, there are surprisingly non-stimulating moments like most of Soothsayer, which has the technicality to back this hectic musicianship for a long time in a touring ... read more
The_Backdrifter
83
Idol is a dynamic and fresh take on old school Death Metal that demands your attention.
MasterCrackfox
75
Consistent, strong metal here that doesn't necessarily stand out from the rest of the genre but certainly has a strong foothold in the typical skills necessary to put on a solid metal outing.
Sappy
80
Top Favorite: The Idolater
Other Favorites: Golgothan Tongues, Obulus, Devotion (Blood For Ink)
Least Favorite: Divine Anhedonia
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Added on: August 10, 2018