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Kylesa / Static Tensions
Album:Static Tensions Collection:General
Artist:Kylesa Added:Jul 2009
Label:Prosthetic Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-08-02 Pull Date:2009-10-04 Charts:Loud
Week Ending:Oct 4Sep 6Aug 30Aug 23Aug 9

 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 03, 2009:Bloodstains Across Atherton-Very Close To TheEdit
Unknown Awareness
4.Sep 02, 2009:Brownian Motion
Running Red
2.Oct 01, 2009:A2Z
Said And Done
5.Aug 29, 2009:Bloodstains Across Atherton - Surreal Cage Match
Running Red
3.Sep 05, 2009:Bloodstains Across Atherton - He Can't Be All 4 At Once
Said And Done
6.Aug 22, 2009:Bloodstains Across Atherton
Nature's Predators

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2009-10-09 
Heavy Sludgey Rawk/Modern Metal with dual male/female vocals. You have heard of Kylesa by now, no? Well, expect lots of hard drumming (they have 2 of ‘em), heavy but often odd-metered guitars and a bunch of rumbling bass. They’re starting to play around more with expanding their sound like they did on their last few but this still sound pretty fresh & worth your time.

(((1))) Clicky beats & low tuned, sludge guitars & some good vocals & pacing. The 2 drummers are kinda pointless here.
(((((2))))) Rather heavy riff mixed with Laura’s melodic vocals and Phillips more hardcore-ish vocals. Good basic riffage with some good stop/starts. Very catchy though it drags a tad.
((((((3)))))) Classic & typical Kylesa style: Heavy, direct and thundering. Great melodic break around 2:50. Conjures images of rust & decaying landscapes.
((((((4)))))) Drifty but still rockin’ guitars, big bass & drums and well sung vocals.
(((((((5))))))) Slow & spacey with Lydia Lunch-like vocals & Slayer-ish riffs move around. GREAT chorus & backing riff! This song should be mega.
((((((6)))))) Storm & ambient sounds, big riff and huge male vocals, more awesome riffs & female vocals and back again. Like a REALLY HEAVY version of Fugazi.
(((((7)))) Bombastic riffs but more paced and wah-wah guitars. Good playing but kinda stiff here & there.
(((8))) Mastodon-ish noodly guitars a double drums but the best part is the vocals. Otherwise woulda been a throwaway tune.
(((9))) Part epic-y Neurosis, part heavy psych that doesn’t have much a direction and some old Am Rep label noise rawk thing. Not bad but too scattered.
((((10)))) Heavy psych & dual drums (would be better with just one), lotsa wah-wah and some trippy vocals gets heavier around 3 mins in.

Track Listing
1.Scapegoat 6.Nature's Predators
2.Insomnia For Months 7.Almost Lost
3.Said And Done 8.Only One
4.Unknown Awareness 9.Perception
5.Running Red 10.To Walk Alone