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Where am I? How did I get here? Syntheosis has brought me to a strange, alien planet of which I know nothing about. And I know that could be said about thousands of other generic space rock-inspired doom metal albums, but Syntheosis is special. It's pummeling, unrelentingly heavy, and envelops the listener in a psychedelic veil of noise that's difficult to separate from reality. This is more than just an album--it's a world of its own, completely separate from the Earth we know. The atmosphere ... read more


Waste of Space Orchestra was born from a collaboration between two Finnish bands: Oranssi Pazuzu and his psychedelic black metal associated with Dark Buddha Rising and his psychedelic drone. Originally, this collaboration was conceived for the sole purpose of performing at the famous Roadburn Festival. But the collective felt the need to share with the people this new project. Waste Of Space Orchestra materialized into an album, the symbiosis of two styles into a common vision, ... read more


This might be the best metal album of the year to be honest.


As one of the reviews from this album says, this is a world on its own. It's an immersive experience mostly composed of space atmospheres and sludge metal riffs, but it's hard to describe this sound to new listeners due to its numerous influences, ranging from black metal to avant-garde.


first ever doom metal album i've listened to and boy was it a treat


Satanic goblins make grim Sludge and it's great.

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Added on: January 6, 2019