This Place Will Become Your Tomb

Sleep Token - This Place Will Become Your Tomb
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2021 Ratings: #591 / 661
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sleep token is an interesting band that seem to release a total mixed bag of results in previous efforts which blend pop vocals and metalcore riffs.
This time sleep token release a more consistent lp with fewer stand out moments but overall very enjoyable
Sleep Token - This Place Will Become Your Tomb

Genre: Alternative Metal
Country: UK

Final Verdict: 64% (Good Album)
Yearly Ranking: 248th / 764

Highlight: Alkaline

Made me think of:
This album feels like Sundowning part 2.

In some aspects, it is better than Sundowning. The band took notes from the former album and included instruments in more of the songs than before. The vocals and lyricism are both a lot darker, but in an exciting way. When the instruments hit, they hit much better this time. There's a lot more piano this time too, which is great.

The biggest problem that this album and that the band has is their over-reliance on programming. It really shows here. The ... read more
I feel like I’ve heard way more discourse around this act than their music directly, which can be the sign of organic groundswell or a really good gimmick that this anonymous collective and their major label knows how to market well. Because I went back to hear that debut album, known for trying to strike the balance between grinding, djent alt-metal heaviness and gleaming pop elements, all surrounding a conceptual framework of being worshippers of some ‘deity’ called ... read more
Regarding highlights, Hypnosis had great build-up to its crushing finish, Alkaline is beautifully composed, and some other tracks were pretty decent. That being said, the rest of the track list is an absolute drag and the pay-offs from the drawn out intros is rather disappointing. Probably one of the most inconsistent releases I've heard all year.

FAVORITE TRACKS: Hypnosis, Alkaline
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Added on: June 17, 2021