Northlane - Node
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2015 Ratings: #454 / 923
User Score
Based on 11 ratings
July 24, 2015 / Release Date
LP / Format
Rise / Label
Metalcore, Djent / Genres
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After the departure of Adrian Fitipaldes. Northlane took a different turn. Of course Marcus Bridge does have some fairly decent screamed vocals but he really more focuses on the cleaner vocals. His singing on this album showed to be really good and really fits the ambient vibe of Northlane. Songs like 'Animate' have some really beautiful singing whilst songs like 'Soma' have some pretty nice screamed vocals. The riffs stayed djenty like always but took a more metalcore turn. Drumming is still ... read more

Northlane is neat. That's really all I have to say about them. They're not the saviors of metalcore everyone seems to think they are. They're not the worst thing to happen to metal since Emmure. They're just neat. They make slightly interesting music that's kind of enjoyable while it's on that isn't too compelling to relisten to after it's over. Node is a crystallization of everything right and wrong with the modern wave of djent and progressive metal as a whole.

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This is quite enjoyable, but I don't think is as great as their later releases. Not a single song really stood out to me.
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UNFD, mj04, patton, domvic

Added on: November 19, 2015