Admission

Torche - Admission
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2019 Ratings: #393 / 757
User Score
Based on 69 ratings
2019 Ratings: #548
July 12, 2019 / Release Date
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Stoner Metal / Genres
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BuffaloStaple
68
vocals just ain't got that bite ya feel?
Doofy
72
Plays like a stoner metal version of Royal Blood - shares the snap in the attack that band display in their best moments, only this album has a more expansive sound that makes it feel like you've turned up for more than just 'the next hook-y riff'.

Great guitar sound, tight drumming - all in all this is quite the earth shaker when you turn the volume knob to maximum.
notanalt
60
I See Ashes Of My Own Demise
Schmedess
70
“Admission” is the 6th studio album by sludge metal, alternative rock band Torche. Torche is mainly known as a band that combines sludge metal, with Alternative and pop rock. However 2015s “Restarter” was a slight return to form to their earlier heavier sound. It seems that Torche has decided to head back to more of a sludge album, but this time bring back some of the more pop centric elements that made records like Harmonicraft so great.
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Schwinkus
69
I did 69 (haha sex) because it just doesn't quite deserve that green rating. It's got some really meaty, catchy cuts like "Slide" and the title track, but it is also bogged down with songs that are repetitive and kill the flow. If my Miami bois would have fleshed out some more ideas (hooks, breakdowns, etc.) with the songs and trimmed the fat, then this would have been a grand-slam. Nonetheless, still a worthy album and I look forward to their next release.
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Track List

  1. From Here
  2. Submission
  3. Slide
  4. What Was
  5. Times Missing
  6. Admission
  7. Reminder
  8. Extremes of Consciousness
  9. On the Wire
  10. Infierno
  11. Changes Come
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Added on: May 14, 2019