October Rust

Type O Negative - October Rust
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Based on 36 ratings
1996 Ratings: #55
August 20, 1996 / Release Date
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Roadrunner / Label
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slickleg
98
This is it. This is the definitive, essential album for all gothic metal fans. And for doom metal fans, this is surely one for you guys, too! This is melancholic, this is atmospheric, this is dark, this is sexual, this is heavy, this is nocturnal.... I could go on. It's a damn masterpiece from start to finish. I absolutely adore this band and enjoy a lot of their music. This one should be played over and over again. It's essential for all doom metal fans, gothic rock/metal fans, and of course, ... read more
EMR
63
Yes, the instrumentals are pretty dense, heavy and gritty as they come, Steele's vocals are, for the most part, terrific, there is so much energy and depression to what the band delivers here, but, unfortunately, the album fails in structuring a cohesive facet from start to finish, be it with the humoristic (but silly) opening and closing tracks or with the ocasionally misguided songs that can drag around for way longer then needed, especially since the main idea of October Rust was to dive ... read more
panoramareviews
90
Type O Negative created something special here, more than good record: they created an essential and timeless piece of music for our gothic/metal/dark side.
TipoOpositivo
81
O álbum mais pop e acessível da banda, cheio de goticismo e baladas românticas, feito unicamente pra chamar atenção Delas.
DachetG
85
Well, well, well. It’s about time. After so many years of listening to albums that denigrate America, I’m so ecstatic to discover an album that revels in good, old-fashioned values. These songs cover the gamut of positive ideas, celebrating Christianity, the United States, and the military. There are displays of courtesy in the beginning and endings, and elements of good manners. For a work produced in the early nineties, it is amazingly advanced in its attitudes in modern ... read more
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