Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Once Human - "Evolution" [2017]

Artist: Once Human
Title: Evolution
Genre: Melodic Death / Groove Metal
Country: USA
Year: 2017

Track List:
  1. Flock of Flesh
  2. Eye of Chaos
  3. Mass Murder Frenzy
  4. Gravity
  5. Dark Matter
  6. Paragon
  7. Drain
  8. Killers for the Cure
  9. Passenger
Once Human is already arather well known band, but for those who don't know, it's a new band of former Machine Head and Soulfly guitarist Logan Mader, with female vocals performed by Lauren Hart (who's also the guest vocalist in Kamelot). While their first album "The Life I Remember" was average at best and ridiculed by some critics for edgy lyrics and song titles like "You Cunt" (well, I know Lauren grew up in Australia, and if the stereotypes of Australians are to be believed, they use "cunt" instead of "mate" and pretty much every second other word), this one is a pretty solid record that does represent the evolution of their style: melodeath / groove metal with some "core" and djent-y moments (but fortunately, not too much of these). Lauren is a remarkable vocalist on the level of Angela Gossow and Alissa White-Gluz that can do well both growls and clean vocals:

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