It is a fun listen because Ghost really sucks you into their thematic theatrical arena and makes you feel as though the Crowned Princes of Hell are preparing to come out of your speakers……..or something like that.
There is no semblance of order on this record.
Had a stressful day? Put this on the turntable and just relax.
This record has the energy of a band operating as a well-oiled machine and cranking out hit after hit, but it is performed with just a few people in the room.
Sleeptalk/Dinner Date is college indie rock; it is your sister’s new favorite band; it should be featured in the next season of Girls.
If I told you this album was a black blues singer from the bayou named Smokey Bones Washington, you’d believe me.
Shaman’s Harvest is not the second coming of the Beatles or Aerosmith or U2 or any other major band you can think of; they are a just a solid working band.
There is a technicality to Trivium’s brand of rock n roll that appeals to the guitar magazine reading music geek while also being inviting to the casual metal fan.
Seriously, it is hard to sit still while listening to this record.
This LP is as if Culture Club went to Jamaica and recorded an album in the summer of 1986.
Put this album on and sit and listen to a white Englishman sing the black man’s blues with grace, style, and class.
Brittany Howard takes you to church; it is a small church with bad lighting, blown speakers, and terrible acoustics, but it is church.