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O God, the Aftermath

Norma Jean - O God, the Aftermath
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Based on 2 reviews
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Based on 30 ratings
2005 Ratings: #211
Liked by 6 people
March 1, 2005 / Release Date
LP / Format
Solid State / Label
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Lucmun
78

The monster named Cory Brandan is released. From here Norma Jean becomes an unrelenting powerhouse of musical abrasion. O God, the Aftermath was a ferocious viper with an instrumental aptitude that well exceeded their youth. One can witness the birth of their genius brand of pummeling repetition here, signalling the ways they wanted to carve their own initials in the scene.

It shows a bit of its age with the smudgy production, masking its imperfections at best and aping from its ... read more

xcomebackkid
75

Much like the song titles the songs on O God, the Aftermath follow a pattern and formula only Norma Jean could keep interesting. The energy and repetition on this album creates various mathy build up and releases. The botch influence is really heard on this record despite the singer discrediting the amount of influence they had on the album. Either way they tread the same waters stylistically. The only downfall to this album is the production is laden with artifacts which gives it an ... read more

1Spooked0gHosT7
90

Happy bubbles, sound ozone foxfire’s

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Track List

  1. Murderotica: An Avalanche in D Minor
  2. Vertebraille: Choke That Thief Called Dependence
  3. Bayonetwork: Vultures in Vivid Color
  4. Dilemmachine: Coalition, hoax
  5. Coffinspire: Multitudes, Multitudes in the Valley of Decision!
  6. Liarsenic: Creating a Universe of Discourse
  7. Disconnecktie: The Faithful Vampire
  8. Absentimental: Street Clam
  9. Charactarantula: Talking to you and the Intake of Glass
  10. Pretendeavor: In Reference to a Sinking Ship
  11. Scientifiction: I. A Clot of Tragedy / II.A Swarm of Dedication
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Added on: June 23, 2015