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Enemy of the Sun

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TypeAlbum (Studio full-length)
Released
GenresAtmospheric Sludge Metal
LabelsAlternative Tentacles
Length1:12:24
Reviews :  1
Comments :  1
Total votes :  2
Rating :  72.5 / 100
Have :  2       Want : 0
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Track listing (Songs)

titleratingvotes
1.9:41-0
2.8:41-0
3.1:37-0
4.4:35-0
5.5:41-0
6.7:33-0
7.The Time Of The Beasts7:59-0
8.Cleanse26:34-0
On the 1999 Neurot Records re-release, "Cleanse" is shortened by over 10 minutes
(new version is about 15:51).

Plus, there are two bonus tracks:
-"Takeahnase" (demo, 1991)
-"Cleanse II" (live is Oberhausen, May 1996)

Enemy of the Sun Lists

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Enemy of the Sun Reviews

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Reviewer :  level 12   60/100
Date : 
After the success of wildly innovative “Souls at Zero,” Neurosis seemed eager to one-up themselves in regard to making something that sounded different. The result was an album that focused more on being avant-garde and unique than it did on sounding good. Enemy of the Sun did indeed capture an entirely new sound, but it sacrificed a lot of what made their previous album so good.

The album is very heavy with samples, and has an overall tribal feel to it. The percussion is often focusing on tom-heavy fill beats, and the guitars usually create atmospheric walls rather than riffs. If I’m being honest, there’s not much of the album that sticks with me due to the fact that there are no memorable melodies of any sort. The atmosphere isn’t anything impressive either, for how much they focus on it; “Souls at Zero” did a great job of conveying a desperate struggle and cold, hopeless pain. Enemy of the Sun seems more eager to convey, I don’t know, existential ramblings of struggles in third world countries or something. It’s more bizarre than it is evocative.

That’s not to say the album is bad, as moments of grandeur are hiding among the vast boring parts. The first two tracks have some great atmosphere to them, and the guitars and keys use single notes to create excellent pangs of moodiness. Penultimate track “The Time of the Beasts” simply sounds much more akin to material on “Souls at Zero” and is therefore easily the best track, lush with various i
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Enemy of the Sun Comments

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level 21   85/100
naďalej pokračujú na svojej experimentálnej metalovej ceste

Neurosis Discography

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Album67.540
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▶  Enemy of the SunAlbum72.521
EP-00
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Album94.480
EP8010
Album9530
Live-00
Live8010
Album8010
Album9020
Album8510
Live8010
Album86.730
Album9020
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