Hypermagic Mountain

Lightning Bolt - Hypermagic Mountain
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2005 Ratings: #29 / 446
User Score
Based on 83 ratings
2005 Ratings: #44
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October 18, 2005 / Release Date
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Noise Rock / Genres
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Lightning Bolt may just be another reason why I LOVE noise rock (I know I said this in my black midi review, but still) and "Hypermagic Mountain" may just grow up to be one of my favorite noise rock albums ever! The amount of aggression placed onto the performances puts their other albums to shame, as this is noisy enough to cause at least a three-way head split with the loudest speakers available! Everything about this album screams relentlessly, sometimes even literally. Brian ... read more
In preparation for reviewing Sonic Citadel, I decided to revisit my favorite Lightning Bolt LP and one of my favorite records ever, Hypermagic Mountain! Hypermagic Mountain the most brutal, energetic, and euphoric music I have ever listened to. I remember discovering this album on some soundcloud playlist the night before our family's vacation to Arizona. And let me just tell you, this music perfectly fits bumping up and down on a dusty road in the middle of the Arizona desert at over 80 milers ... read more
Every time I listen to Lightning Bolt my legs get tired.
This is the final boss of music.
This is just more Lightning Bolt. I mean, don't get me wrong, this isn't bad, this is bearable, it's just there's not that much about this one that stands out to me, too much of the same. And I'm uneased with how little I have to say about it.
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Track List

  1. 2 Morro Morro Land
  2. Captain Caveman
  3. Birdy
  4. Riffwraiths
  5. Megaghost
  6. Magic Mountain
  7. Dead Cowboy
  8. Bizarro Zarro Land
  9. Mohawkwindmill
  10. Bizarro Bike
  11. Infinity Farm
  12. No Rest for the Obsessed
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