Album Review of Pyramids by Pyramids.

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Pyramids by Pyramids

Release Date: Apr 22, 2008
Record label: Hydra Head
Genre(s): Rock, Metal

70 Music Critic Score
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Pyramids - Fairly Good, Based on 1 Critics

No Ripcord - 70
Based on rating 7/10

Pyramids’ début album, released this year on Hydra Head, is one of the most singularly unnerving, majestic, difficult and confusing records you are likely to hear for some time. Like crawling down Dante’s concentric circles, it is noise without release, structure without form, a void without relinquishment. Although assigning genre tags in this case seems as futile a task as I have ever been set, Pyramids exist in a world where Christian Fennesz has turned evil and escalates his distorted ambience into a thundering post-rock, post-everything blitzkrieg on your senses.

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