Meshuggah - Nothing
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2002 Ratings: #77
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This rating is based on the updated, re-recorded and mixed re-released version, which is far better due to having drums that don't sound like ass.

Crossing another classic metal album off my list and oh yeah, this absolutely rips. Such strange, complex grooves to the point where it's hard to find the proper place to headbang, but that's part of its charm and appeal. Special mention has to go to the absolutely phenomenal Rational Gaze, which contains one of my new favorite riffs. I also enjoy ... read more


Pretty solid album, even if it isn't my favorite Meshuggah record.


Riffs pilled on riffs of pure djent goodness. This would become a blueprint for so many shitty rip off bands in the future. But the source definitely is way higher in quality than the albums that came after it. This album is 53 minutes of nearly flawless djent progressions

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Track List

  1. Stengah
  2. Rational Gaze
  3. Perpetual Black Second
  4. Closed Eye Visuals
  5. Glints Collide
  6. Organic Shadows
  7. Straws Pulled at Random
  8. Spasm
  9. Nebulous
  10. Obsidian
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Added on: June 29, 2013