Rime of the Seventh Long Distance Runner
And now, let us pause to sing the praises of epic, loud music. Or epically loud music. Personally, I prefer both.
Which, for me, is a very good thing. Tyranny Is Tyranny sits squarely in the middle of prog-touched sludge punk, which isn't as far from the prog-ish sludge blues of the Paul Dianno-era Maiden as you might think. These boys have a more orchestral feel to their arrangements, even as the sound is hacked away to crudeness as often as not.
I think there's a message in the lyrics (I mean, there has to be, given the album and song titles), but I think the music advances the band's ideas much better. This is the sound of collapse; structures rise and fall, but entropy rules.
If this is the way the world ends, pour me a beer or two and pull up a chair. The show is awesome.
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