Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Swarm of the Lotus - The Sirens of Silence

Over the weekend I listened to 'The Sirens of Silence' [2005], a great but overlooked metal album from the now-defunct Swarm of the Lotus. Fans of Neurosis/Mastodon/Dillinger should give this a listen -- solid musicianship on all fronts and simply just a badass record. "Yan Hou" might be one of the coolest metal songs written.

Plus the cover art was pretty wicked:

The Sirens of Silence
mind the graves