Between the Buried and Me - Coma Ecliptic
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Based on 5 reviews
2015 Ratings: #175 / 771
User Score
Based on 37 ratings
2015 Ratings: #185
July 10, 2015 / Release Date
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Metal Blade / Label
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88
Automata I & II were bad follow-ups. I wish they'd follow the thread they began here. It may be an unpopular opinion, but this is peak BTBAM to me.
100
This album seems content compared to the others.
Daware
95
I have to admit, I have never been into the kind of sound that Between the Buried and Me has delivered over the years. But I have noticed over the years that their albums had started to feel a little more accessible to my tastes but not really delivering anything to me that stuck with me or that I thought was truly interesting to listen to. After hearing the song The Coma Machine I decided to give this album a full listen, and Oh man did I not regret it. This album quickly became my most ... read more
FlimFlam
80
This is a great fusion of progressive metal and progressive rock. “The Coma Machine” is an excellent, standout track, and demonstrates what this band can do. However, it doesn’t seem like the band can recapture the magic of that track on any of the others, however, and it might drag on a bit too much because they can’t. From a technical standpoint anyway, this album is impressive. I believe that this album demonstrates great instrument virtuosity. The guitar work is ... read more
Aoaystheory
77
At its best Coma Ecliptic is the best thing “rock operas” have to offer, at its worst, its a confusing dream I don’t care to remember.
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#18/Revolver
#33/PopMatters

MISC LISTS

#3/PopMatters (Metal)

Track List

  1. Node
  2. The Coma Machine
  3. Dim Ignition
  4. Famine Wolf
  5. King Redeem / Queen Serene
  6. Turn on the Darkness
  7. The Ectopic Stroll
  8. Rapid Calm
  9. Memory Palace
  10. Option Oblivion
  11. Life in Velvet
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Added on: March 18, 2015