In their seventh studio album, Meshuggah integrates bothan anti-government protest and a musical masterpiece. Using traditional rumblingguitar riffs and bizarre timings, this Swedish metal band pleases old and newfans alike. Although they have remained underground for many years, songs like"Corridor of Chameleons" and "Neurotica" are sure to carryMeshuggah into mainstream metal while preserving the band's originality. At theheart of it lies Tomas Haake, the drummer whose unmatched skill and techniqueleads the band in its stunning performance. A thunderstorm of drums, bass andguitars combined with the vocal skills of Jens Kidman comprise Meshuggah'sindividuality.
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