Synchro Anarchy

Voivod - Synchro Anarchy
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2022 Ratings: #158 / 619
User Score
Based on 71 ratings
2022 Ratings: #518
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
Northern Transmissions
It takes all the best qualities of this unique band, channelling traits of their most beloved albums, and somehow manages to put hooks into progressive songs that have no business being this catchy.
90
Exclaim!

Canadian, terrestrial, and intergalactic prog metal legends Voivod elect to flex and soar ... delivering an impressively intricate and delightful effort with their fifteenth studio work, Synchro Anarchy.

90
Blabbermouth.net
Audibly exhilarated by their own mad ideas, VOIVOD have never sounded more vital than they do here.
84
Sputnikmusic
Despite never really slowing down, the album covers so many moods and styles within its frenetic confines that it never feels one-note.
80
Kerrang!

Voivod are as quirkily chaotic and complex as ever on their 15th album Synchro Anarchy.

80
Metal Hammer

Prog thrashers Voivod continue to unearth new elements on their 15th studio album, Synchro Anarchy.

80
AllMusic
Their compositional creativity is at once complex and sophisticated while remaining inherently accessible. They match a ferocious appetite for muscular musicality with intricate attention to production details and rigorous energy.
80
Classic Rock

One of Voivod’s finest works, Synchro Anarchy stands as proof that a band can please the crowd and themselves at the same time.

50
Distorted Sound

Synchro Anarchy is the sound of a band beginning to wind down and play it safe, and that just doesn’t sit right.

MickyT
40

If you love your Proggy Thrash Metal with the driest mix known to man, the most plain guitar tone imaginable and obnoxious vocals alongside it, then boy have I got an album for you!

JayCrackers
71

Voivod finally returns with their first album of this decade, Synchro Anarchy, which continues their progressive metal / technical thrash metal and although the age of the band is starting to show on this record, from the less imapctful vocal performance of Snake to the band playing it safe, there is some wear and tear but some good technical skills on display and an overall fun approach to the album gives an overall fun album and has moments of greatest but it starts to feel more of a drag but ... read more

Doofy
74

For Voivod this is pretty much as immediate and catchy as it gets - honestly not the worst entry point into their skewed, madcap style of progressive thrash metal.

As always those signature guitar tones are everywhere.

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Track List

1Paranormalium
5:34
81
2Synchro Anarchy
4:25
81
3Planet Eaters
5:32
84
4Mind Clock
6:44
73
5Sleeves Off
4:08
74
6Holographic Thinking
6:11
71
7The World Today
4:10
71
8Quest for Nothing
5:37
71
9Memory Failure
5:33
65
Total Length: 47 minutes
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Added on: February 1, 2022