De-Loused in the Comatorium

The Mars Volta - De-Loused in the Comatorium
Critic Score
Based on 12 reviews
2003 Ratings: #155 / 293
User Score
Based on 405 ratings
2003 Ratings: #31
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luna128
90
the anti-radiohead, pitchfork's kryptonite

edit:this is also just panic at the disco but good you guys know that right
knewnie
75
the era of BIRD is no more! i have returned, your favorite loser knewnie, to review albums that are 0% bird related! look at me go! and to celebrate the departure of the professional ornithologist, i thought i'd review every album from one of my favorite bands, The Mars Volta! over the next few days i'll do my best to express my opinion on each of this amazing band's amazing albums. and to start this, we have their debut, Deloused in the Comatorium!

honestly, what a fantastic debut. The Mars ... read more
Plats
100
As soon as I heard “De-Loused in the Comatorium” last year, I was addicted Now I have it on CD, this is a fucking amazing album!

It starts off with this trippy, psychedelic intro before it hits you with the main hook of “Inertiatic ESP”: “NOOOOOOOOOOW IIIIII’M LOOOOOOOOOOOST”! This track hits you with every highlight this album has right from the get-go, with Omar’s fantastic guitar playing, the complex, technical compositions and the bonkers, ... read more
MasterCrackfox
83
Clearly never settling for the sound of post-hardcore, Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodríguez-López of At the Drive-In branch out into one of the most strange and rewarding experimental groups of that decade, The Mars Volta. Taking progressive rock to new extremes, both mainstay members work together to arrange chaotically performed songs and original yet unbelievable lyrical concepts. The end result is their debut, De-Loused in the Comatorium.

Detailing the character of Cerpin ... read more
amw100
72
This is just proggy Muse
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Track List

  1. Son et lumière
  2. Inertiatic ESP
  3. Roulette Dares (The Haunt Of)
  4. Tira me a las arañas
  5. Drunkship of Lanterns
  6. Eriatarka
  7. Cicatriz ESP
  8. This Apparatus Must Be Unearthed
  9. Televators
  10. Take the Veil Cerpin Taxt

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