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Strapping Young Lad, "The New Black" Strapping Young Lad
The New Black
Century Media
2006
A Strapping Young Lad album used to be elusive phenomena but since their comeback in 2002 the band has embraced frequent albums. The self-titled comeback album lacked longevity, however Alien brought back the glory days of City to a certain extent. I was somewhat surprised to see that the band has generated another album only a year after Alien. Quite...
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Strapping Young Lad, "Alien" Strapping Young Lad
Alien
Century Media
2005
Devin Townsend has balanced insane brutality with beautiful melody on his many different releases over the years. Strapping Young Lad is, of course, known as Townsend's "insane brutality" project, and "Alien" certainly delivers on that promise. As usual, this release sports Heavy Devy's industrialized guitars and Gene Hoglan's frantic, air tight drums along with stomping grooves and giant vocal hooks...
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Strapping Young Lad, "Strapping Young Lad" Strapping Young Lad
Strapping Young Lad
Century Media
2002
It's been almost 6 years and the Strapping Young Lad from the City has become the Strapping Middle Aged Man with a receding hairline. The return of the band seemed impossible when Devin decided that he wanted to try other things. Well its time that he has decided to give this monstrosity another shot and bring his ever-growing experience to...
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Strapping Young Lad, "City" Strapping Young Lad
City
Century Media
1998
There are some albums that reek of mediocrity. There are some that stun with excellent musicianship. But there are also some that leave you baffled and motionless; scrambling your brains as you try to comprehend the systematic chaos emanating from the speakers. Strapping Young Lad is such a beast. And with City they have perfected their creation of a pure,...
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