Wonderful Rainbow

Lightning Bolt - Wonderful Rainbow
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Based on 6 reviews
2003 Ratings: #44 / 280
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Based on 127 ratings
2003 Ratings: #23
March 4, 2003 / Release Date
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Gyro64
90
fuck kind of rainbow is this
knewnie
70
the best headache you'll ever get

some of the songs are a bit too repetitive for me and the snare sucks st. anger levels of ass, but got damn if it doesnt go hard as hell, and sometimes that's enough to make a decent album. i especially enjoy the breakbeat drum rhythms on On Fire, and Dracula Mountain is just heavy as fuck. most of the deep cuts dont make their mark however, and pail in comparison to the first half. also, Duel in the Deep sounds like utter ass

FAVORITE: Assassins, Dracula ... read more
NewDawnFadez
80
One of the most explosive and experimental noise-rock duos in the industry, Lightning Bolt are sounding as insane and vibrant as they ever have on Wonderful Rainbow. Not gonna lie, this album gives me headache, with its sharp and relentless soundscapes. But it’s a headache I would gladly get over and over again. I’ll keep this brief and say that if you haven’t heard this fireworks display of an album, you should definitely go do so. But maybe make sure to have some Tylenol ... read more
DevinONeill
88
One of Lightning Bolt's most immediately enjoyable and exciting albums. Their first couple records showed a ton of potential, but it was 'Wonderful Rainbow' that established Lightning Bolt as a noise rock duo for the ages. More than on their first two albums, Chippendale and Gibson find that sweet spot of having both crushing heaviness and addicting melodies. They are also able to integrate several cool one-off ideas into these songs like the zany vocal loops on "Dracula Mountain" and ... read more
amygoodall
84
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Track List

  1. Hello Morning
  2. Assassins
  3. Dracula Mountain
  4. 2 Towers
  5. On Fire
  6. Crown of Storms
  7. Longstockings
  8. Wonderful Rainbow
  9. 30,000 Monkies
  10. Duel in the Deep
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