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Nick Luscombe There are moments of this record that sound like every passenger plane around the world taking off on the same runway at the same time..... Favorite track: Parricide Agent Service.
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kmb Took a few listens to adjust my brain when I first got this.......and that's a good thing. Just buy this album Favorite track: Acme Apathy Amok.
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Kyle Vollstaedt Utter brutality. A stark expression of self-destruction from manic highs to quiet drudgery. Favorite track: Acme Apathy Amok.
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Brandon Elkins A blistering, atmospheric, and completely over-the-top mashing of noise, metal, and emotion. FFO Stagnant Waters, KILLL, Single Unit
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Grindcore. Black metal. Harsh noise. Many fans of these genres tend to gravitate towards them because they push the boundaries of sound, testing our limits of how sonically extreme it is possible to go. And ENDON is fighting to lead the offensive.

Self-described “Catastrophic Noise Metal,” the Japanese quintet have harnessed the most severe aspects of the aforementioned genres to create something that is both wildly ambitious and viciously disturbing. Combining blast beats, tremolo riffing, destructive feedback and fascinating structures, the six songs contained on MAMA have all clearly come from the same warped id, yet are fulfilling and corrupted in singular ways.

Produced by Atsuo from experimental veterans Boris, MAMA is an album that looks for no easy exits. In roughly 40 minutes it swerves from cinematic atmospherics to the din of electronic havoc to near indecipherable bursts of chaos, all while vocalist Taichi Nagura howls, shrieks, growls and wails as if he's both the torturer and the victim.

But despite how challenging and anti-musical the band can be, there are occasional passages of beauty that showcase their careful, nuanced approach to songwriting, even if it is adorned with such great disgust and violence.

MAMA is ENDON's aural crusade for destruction at any cost. Be prepared and get ready to defend yourself.


released August 7, 2015



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