Sleepytime Gorilla Museum - Of Natural History

Year of Release: 2004
Label: Mimicry
Catalog Number: n/a
Format: CD
Total Time: 00:00:00

This review is excerpted from Clayton's July 3, 2005 The Prog Life column found here -ed.

Sleepytime Gorilla Museum blew me away a couple of years ago at NEARFest, and now they're back with another great album. For those uninitiated, expect wild prog excursions. Expect avant garde. Expect noise. In short, expect extremely adventurous music. Specifically, imagine a hard-core act like Deftones mixed with an "out there" band like Thinking Plague, and you'll be in the right neighborhood. But while you're in the neighborhood, watch your back, because this is a dangerous place. Definitely not for the weak hearted. Words of advice: it's a good idea not to listen to this stuff right before bed - unless, that is, you enjoy nightmares. This is the soundtrack for hell.

A Hymn To The Morning Star / The Donkey-Headed Adversary Of Humanity Opens The Discussion / Phthisis / Bring Back The Apocalypse / FC: The Freedom Club / Gunday's Child / The 17-Year Cicada / The Creature / What Shall We Do Without Us? / Babydoctor / Cockroach

Dan Rathbun - bass...
Carla Kihlstedt - violin...
Nils Frykdahl - guitar...
Matthias Bossi - drums, oration...
Michael Mellender - percussion...
(each play multiple instruments... )

Grand Opening And Closing (2001)
Live (2003)
Of Natural History (2004)

Genre: Other

Origin US

Added: July 3rd 2005
Reviewer: Clayton Walnum
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Language: english


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