AOTY 2023


Silent Planet - Iridescent
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 105 ratings
2021 Ratings: #118
Liked by 27 people
November 12, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Solid State, UNFD / Label
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Silent Planet is like the Christopher Nolan of metalcore. Intelligently written, emotional, and executed with a cinematic scope that paddles a deeper meaning than mere surface-level aesthetics. But like Nolan's films, it's all a little too on the nose to be effectively impacting.


Silent planet have provided us with another tremendous lp, this time more grandiose and electronic influences. We hear this in the production, totally distorting the drums and bass making it sound not too dissimilar from a noise punk lp at times.

While they have this new direction that will split fans pretty evenly, garret’s screamed vocals continue to be totally unique and amazing. Metal needs more vocalists that sound so in pain like his do. It brings so much character and feeling to ... read more


First half of the album is great, has the energy I wanted to hear. Feeling a bit mixed about the second half though. I liked Anhedonia, but was not a fan of a track like Terminal with the full on shoegaze, and the extremely overproduced vocals. Anyway still a pretty fun metalcore album overall.

Edit: Bumped up the score a bit, it grew on me, including the songs I didn't really enjoy first time.


Till We Have Faces is 100 and the best Silent Planet song ever


Eu realmente achava que eu ja tinha analisado esse álbum antes.
Tudo aqui funciona muito bem, ele inicia de uma forma tão tão pesada, até chegar em second sun que é simplesmente uma perfeição em forma de música, é simplesmente muito foda. O resto do álbum consegue manter o ritmo de uma forma muito boa, eu amo Terminal e o jeito que ela parece uma parede claustrofóbica de som, ela é pesada mas de um jeito ... read more


It's really good but some of these songs are sleepers and it could've done more to make the tracks different and more memorable.

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Added on: September 17, 2021