AOTY 2019

High Anxiety

Oozing Wound - High Anxiety
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2019 Ratings: #182 / 616
User Score
Based on 28 ratings
2019 Ratings: #692
March 15, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Thrill Jockey / Label
Sludge Metal / Genres
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AnalVape
39
High Anxiety is thrash metal without a purpose. Sure, it's fun... but it doesn't do all that much for me other than partially quench my metal craving.

Spastic in performance and ideal in production, the sound quality of this album hits just right for thrash metal. This becomes a problem, however, during the more complex sections of the songs. The crazy parts are lost behind the somewhat lo-fi production. On top of that, the band might be very cohesive and in-sync, but that rarely on this album ... read more
DCCXX
57
This album is just "alright". It's pretty one-note across its seven tracks, and it doesn't stick around too long, but everything here sounds pretty similar. The performances are all pretty solid, but I feel like there's something missing from these tracks to truly make them stand out all that much.

Favourite Tracks:

Filth Chisel
Die on Mars
Riding the Universe

Least Favourite Tracks:

Surrounded by Fucking Idiots
Tween Shitbag

5.7/10
85
thrashy, noisy, drony. good shit.
AlexLW_08
80
▲ Surrounded by Fucking Idiots, Filth Chisel, Die on Mars
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Track List

  1. Surrounded by Fucking Idiots
  2. Filth Chisel
  3. Tween Shitbag
  4. Die on Mars
  5. Birth of a Flat Earther
  6. Riding the Universe
  7. Vein Ripper
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Added on: March 14, 2019