AOTY 2020

Rock Dream

Boris & Merzbow - Rock Dream
Critic Score
Based on 1 review
User Score
Based on 39 ratings
Liked by 7 people
October 27, 2007 / Release Date
Live / Format
Diwphalanx / Label
- / Genres
Boris, Merzbow / Primary Artists
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i feel like i've been waiting my entire life for this album. it's like, all my musical experiences in the past year and a half have culminated into this masterwork. it's one of those albums that, on the first listen, just changes your life. Rock Dream is one of the most transcendental pieces of art i've ever experienced. ever. song after song your soul just gets lifted out of your body, rising to the heavens, as the thick, distorted guitars pummel and smash you to pieces. the beauty that Boris ... read more
I'm not exactly a drone metal connoisseur. It's just never been my kind of genre- I find most of it to be drawn-out, lacking innovative ideas, and extremely one note, which is a damn shame considering how many influential records have come out of the genre and how popular it is on this website. With the release of Neptunian Maximalism's powerhouse sophomore output Eons earlier this year (which ended up being my favorite album of 2020), though, I think I've started to grow an appreciation for ... read more
When Merzbow went: screeeeeeeeeeecccchhhhh

I felt that
I wanted to give it a 100 before I listened because it was merzbow but the odds have met up and I am now intoxicated by drone metal from 2007

edit: this is probably my worst review. like come on, i literally didn't even try to be funny. also i was way wrong
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Track List

  1. Feedbacker
  2. Blackout
  3. Evil Stack
  4. Rainbow
  5. Pink
  6. Woman on the Screen
  7. Nothing Special
  8. Ibitsu
  9. A Bao A Qu
  10. The Evilone Which Sobs
  11. Flower Sun Rain
  12. Just Abandoned My-self
  13. Farewell
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Added on: April 18, 2019