Black One

Sunn O))) - Black One
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2005 Ratings: #2 / 512
User Score
Based on 356 ratings
2005 Rank: #169
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UltimateLifeFrm
95

Night #4: Black One

"Maximum Volume Yields Maximum Results" as it say on the back of this album. Damn right it does, and that's the kind of experience one would expect for something as heavy-hitting as this.

Holy shit, this is one of the most intense albums I've heard. One full hour of the most brutal riffs to grace my ears and a skin-crawling atmosphere, it's exactly why I've been excited to do this album marathon in the first place! I definitely wasn't prepared for the existential ... read more

RemisReviews
85

It Took the Night To Believe is one of the best songs ever created

THE METAL SUBGENRE CHALLENGE #005 - DRONE METAL
In this challenge, I'll be taking a look at various albums I haven't heard yet from a variety of different Metal subgenres. I'm quite familiar with the genre, but I really want to dive into the specific subgenres and analyze them.

This is also a re-review since I reviewed this album some time ago.

Drone Metal is something that honestly really appeals to me. I love Drone music ... read more

StygianHollow
70

This album is what the real hell sounds like.

Favourite tracks: It Took the Night to Believe, ★ Orthodox Caveman

90

amazing! combo of bm and drone is super inspirational, i'm surprised other groups havent embraced it as much. Bathory Erzsebet is one of the best drone songs ever btw

Irgo
90
Melancoholic
60

Decent.

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Added on: August 9, 2011