Machine Messiah - Sepultura
- Release date:
- January 13, 2017
- Nuclear Blast
The brazilian metalmaskine running in idle at 14 the album
Rate never the plate on its cover
Sepultura requires absolutely no introduction, as they are the curriculum of much of the metal that we hear today. They are creators of some of the most legendary albums to date, as, for example, Chaos A. D ., Roots and the excellent concept album Dante XXI, which was also the last album with Cavalera in the herd. Since then, the band has struggled with promoting the same genialiteter, and it does, unfortunately, also applicable on Machine Messiah. One should never judge the plate out from his cover, because if you did it in this case, then they had expected nothing less than pure brilliance, as they once again have conjured up an impressive artwork.
Of the machines you have come
It is no secret that I'm quite disappointed with this album, as I elegantly put it in the introduction. Is maintained, naturally there are a few quite solid numbers, and Derrick Green's vocals and lyrics are quite excellent. I have always been a fan of Max Cavalera, but I think that Derrick really gave the band a breath of fresh air and a new energy at the same time that his approach to song writing has been uplifting. The concept itself and the universe as this album is given special treatment, are the machines in the man, in the sense that we are all origins of the machines, and that our savior will one day tread the earth again, in the form of a robot. Not, but that is just purely check! It is damned hard metal, completely to the bone – yes, in fact, built of metal, literally.
It is, as is most clearly after the first review of the record, as I said, the classy vocal style, but also, to riff-machine Andres Kisser almost can't put a tone which does not sound excessive fat. No doubt that it is him, which really elevates this band. The problem is just that the compositions do not form any lasting impression. There is not much that stick, and that really roars through. One is not in doubt that it is steeped in mediocrity compared to what you know and expect that this band can produce. It will be just in no way met. It is clear that the melodies and thrash elements have been given more focus, and it suits them really. Tracks such as "Phantom Self" and "Sworn Oath" - the last mentioned is a brilliant number, which really oozes atmosphere. There is not spared on anything in relation to form a great sound. It will really cut through and get several extra viewings, which also applies to the aggressive and devastating "I Am The Enemy". It is really powerful and contains everything that you associate with Sepultura – that is, without the Cavalera brothers.
The three numbers in itself manages to really lift the album and make an impression upon as being something of the best that the band has composed in a long time. Unfortunately, it seems that all the creative has been shot by the place of the three numbers, since the remaining of the plate is totally uninspiring. It borders on the boring, but out of it, so must the right be the right.
Solid metal, with a rust
It is a solid album, it must be in no doubt, but mainly fails the album to show the potential it really has. It is mediocre, but with some really excellent numbers. They have really hit the nail on the head in certain places, but unfortunately not turned through properly. Sepultura can with Machine Messiah did not join the bands like Testament and Sodom in decidedly albumhøjdepunkter in his career.
>> Check the songs and lyrics here