2020 Best of Metal: #4 Elder-Omens

Release date: April 23, 2020

Origin: Boston, Massachusetts

Personnel: Nick DiSalvo-vox/guitar, Mike Risberg-guitar/keyboards, Jack Donovan-bass, Georg Edert-drums

This is just a dreamy soundscape of an album. It meanders and takes its time and is one of those albums where the journey is more important than the destination. These guys are masters of that stonerish sort of jam band with a krautrock influence sound. Five songs. All of them long. Just put this one on and sit back for a spell and let this one just wash over you.

5 flip flops out of 5

The list so far:
4. Elder-Omens
5. Paradise Lost-Obsidian
6. Blues Pills-Holy Moly!
7. Armored Saint-Punching the Sky
8. Huntsmen-Mandala of Fear
9. Black Crown Initiate-Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape
10. Haken-Virus
11. Fake Names-Fake Names
12. Kvelertak-Splid
13. King Buffalo-Dead Star
14. Sylosis-Cycle of Suffering
15. Kirk Windstein-Dream in Motion
16. Oranssi Pazuzu-Mestarin Kynsi
17. Forming the Void-Reverie
18. Lamb of God-Lamb of God
19. Demons and Wizards-III
20. Killer Be Killed-Reluctant Hero

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