Friday, June 3, 2016

If These Trees Could Talk "The Bones of a Dying World"

Country: USA
Genre(s): Instrumental Post Rock/Metal
Label: Metal Blade Records
Format: CD, digital, vinyl
Release date: June 3, 2016
1. Solstice (7:49)
2. Swallowing Teeth (4:27)
3. Earth Crawler (6:38)
4. After The Smoke Clears (6:18)
5. The Here And Hereafter (2:33)
6. Iron Glacier (8:25)
7. The Giving Tree (6:03)
8. Berlin (4:44)
9. One Sky Above Us (7:34)

Total time 54:31

Zack Kelly: Drums
Tom Fihe: Bass
Jeff Kalal: Guitar
Cody Kelly: Guitar
Michael Socrates: Guitar

Instrumental post metal might be a beleaguered genre (one which we keep besieging, because we are slightly masochists) but this album proves that it is still able to cry far and wide. At the basis of this strength lies the hallmark style that always empowered If These Trees Could Talk; the trio of guitarists once again enables them to explore places and ideas that other bands, limited to age old structures of lead and rhythm, are unable to reach.

Read the full review by Eden Kupermintz at heavyblogisheavy.com



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