X: The Godless Void and Other Stories

...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - X: The Godless Void and Other Stories
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Based on 7 reviews
2020 Ratings: #17 / 81
User Score
Based on 79 ratings
2020 Ratings: #84
January 17, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Dine Alone Music / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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...And You Will Know Us By the trail of Dead is a Texan alternative rock, and art rock band, with elements of post-hardcore, that formed in 1994. I was not expecting to hear from them this year, but it is welcome, because their last record was released in 2014, with IX, a solid addition to their discography. Now, they are making a grand return, with their 10th studio album, X: The Godless Void and Other Stories. Despite a few changes in the band's style, at this point the band seems to be ... read more
Pretty on par with most everything they've done since ST&C. Not a lot of complaints, but I probably won't be committing much to memory either. The band said that this album is supposed to be what they wished pop music on the radio sounded like. Me too, guys, me too. Might be a grower.

Favs: Blade of Wind, Into the Godless Void
The Opening Crescendo - 8
All Who Wander - 9
Something Like This - 9
Into The Godless Void - 8
Don't Look Down - 10
Gone - 8
Children of The Sky - 9
Who Haunts The Haunter - 8
Eyes of The Overworld - 9
Gravity - 10
Blade of Wind - 9
Through The Sunlit Door - 9
Trail finally gets their creative energy back and produces their best album in eighteen years.
The Austin-based alternative rock band releases their 10th album. The band is known for their use of dynamics, euphoric choruses and larger than life lyrical themes. “X” shows the melodic/energetic post-hardcore and the building/bombastic post-rock side of the group. The straightforward hooks transition into grand climaxes. Here and there the band falls into clichés where it’s easy to predict what is coming next. But, when an explosive chorus kicks in, it’s still ... read more
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Track List

  1. The Opening Crescendo
  2. All Who Wander
  3. Something Like This
  4. Into the Godless Void
  5. Don't Look Down
  6. Gone
  7. Children of the Sky
  8. Who Haunts the Haunter
  9. Eyes of the Overworld
  10. Gravity
  11. Blade of Wind
  12. Through the Sunlit Door
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