Friday, February 18, 2011
Grief by Mountain Man (2011)
Kind of Like: Last Lights, Converge, Kerouac
Genres: Hardcore, Punk
The 17 track debut concept album from one of the more promising, rising hardcore bands, Mountain Man. This is not to be confused with Mountain Man the folk trio touring with the Decemberists right now. Most places are calling this a concept album because the songs are labeled as the 5 different stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and finally, acceptance. But it's really hard to differentiate the different stages on this album. Just think of it as a in-your-face, dark, blistering hardcore album dealing with grief.
Here is a teaser for the album. Spoiler alert: it's mostly ambient until a minute in.
Also a warning, when I opened this album to play it, the songs are out of order and the artist and album section aren't labeled. I will update this post once I find a better mediafire link.