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Jesu and Sun Kil Moon: 30 Seconds to the Decline of Planet Earth

Jesu and Sun Kil Moon's latest 30 Seconds to the Decline of Planet Earth is at times tedious and frustrating, but ultimately worth consideration.

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Jesu: Heart Ache & Dethroned

Defiant since the beginning, UK experimental metal act Jesu digs into its back-catalogue to re-package the band's first EP with a series of once-unfinished songs.

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Final: Reading All the Right Signals Wrong

Final is the yin to Justin K. Broadrick's yang. The latest under this name doesn't disappoint, but it slightly underwhelms.

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Jesu: Why Are We Not Perfect?

Why Are We Not Perfect? continues Justin Broadrick’s ascent, skimming past the bounds of Metal and safely into shoegaze airspace.

Rajith Savanadasa
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Jesu: Lifeline

Although he risks overkill with so many EPs, Justin Broadrick's Jesu continues to be as consistently good as ever.

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The 20 Best Metal Albums of 2007

2007 was one of the best years for metal in the 2010s. Like other watershed years -- 1983, 1984, and 1991-- it's partially a case of artists peaking at the same time. The year unleashed a wave of superb releases from January straight through November.

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Relinquishing This World of Brutal Music: An Interview With Jesu's Justin Broadrick

While still in his teens, Justin Broadrick pioneered grindcore in Napalm Death, and later, with Godflesh, extended the range of antagonistic volume. Now with the gorgeous soundscapes of Jesu, Broadrick says, "I really need to explore melody in an all-out way."

Jennifer Kelly
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Jesu: Conqueror

Jesu's fourth release is a masterful, highly accessible outing by one of extreme music's greatest innovators.

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Jesu: Jesu

Ex-Napalm Death/Godflesh mastermind Justin Broadrick finds his way to the light through dense layers of metallic sludge.

Kevin Jagernauth

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