Ritual Divination

Here Lies Man - Ritual Divination
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2021 Ratings: #21 / 182
User Score
Based on 36 ratings
January 22, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
RidingEasy / Label
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I was hoping this would stand out a lot more than it did. I think HLM are going for a cool thing, but it just doesn't land for me. The guitars don't pop enough in the mix and the afro-beat aspects feel like a side-effect and not the true soul of the band. When it comes to big chonky riff albums like this I definitely prefer my metal more thrashy or way more sludgy. The guitar tones just don't do it for me. There are some solid moments like the groove on "Can't Kill It" and the ... read more
Here Lies Man - Ritual Divination

Genre: Psychedelic Rock
Country: US

Final Verdict: 70% (Very Good Album)
Yearly Ranking: 10th / 76

Highlight: You Would Not See From Heaven

Made me think of:
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats
Black Mountain
Pretty tasty heavy psych if you ask me.
tv ad rock, meh
Honestly just super generic boring rock tunes for me. I'm halfway through and really don't want to finish this thing.... There's so much left.
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Track List

  1. In These Dreams
  2. I Told You (You Shall Die)
  3. Underland
  4. What You See
  5. Can't Kill It
  6. Run Away Children
  7. I Wander
  8. Night Comes
  9. Come Inside
  10. Collector of Vanities
  11. Disappointed
  12. You Would Not See from Heaven
  13. The Fates Have Won
  14. Out Goes the Night
  15. Cutting Through the Tether
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Added on: January 21, 2021