Thursday, December 10 2009
It seems every year I say it, but this year it's truer than ever: this was one hell of a year for metal. If you think the Mastodon record is good (which it is) just wait 'til you hear this list’s top three.
Wednesday, July 10 2013
This may be the bones that later work would add flesh and blood to, but Isis's 2000 debut -- reissued now on Robotic Empire -- has its own harrowing pulse. If it's more direct than future albums, it's still no less vital of a sound.
Sunday, November 4 2012
Whether you thought Isis' career ended far too early or at just the right time, Temporal is a nice a going-away gift as could be expected from these post-metal greats.
Tuesday, May 5 2009
Not so much a reinvention as a graceful re-imagining of their signature sound, Isis sounds rejuvenated on their fifth album.
Monday, December 11 2006
Clearing the Eye is weighed down by the innate limitations of the concert video.
Wednesday, November 29 2006
Even though Isis's musical progression is cautious at best, the band is still miles ahead of its peers.