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May Our Chambers Be Full

Emma Ruth Rundle & Thou

May Our Chambers Be Full

Collaboration between the Louisville, Kentucky-based post rock singer-songwriter and sludge metal band

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  1. 10.0 |   Kerrang!

    Their combined power is just that: a combination. This isn’t Thou with a new vocalist; these chambers contain an entirely different beast
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  2. 9.0 |   musicOMH

    Not once does this ever feel forced or that they’ve thrown too much into the mix. Their chambers are full, certainly; let’s hope there’s more in reserve
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  3. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Dramatic but melodic tunes that are relatively mellow and laidback one minute and then screaming and visceral the next
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  4. 8.0 |   All Music

    For all of its epic grandiosity, May Our Chambers Be Full only clocks in at a mere 37 minutes, but in doing so leaves a more indelible impression
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  5. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    The whole LP would be a great release for either artist, but it’s the brilliant convergence of sensibilities that sets it apart in the landscape of alternative metal
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  6. 7.8 |   Beats Per Minute

    May Our Chambers Be Full is that rarest of things – a body of work which combines but does not try to obscure the strong individual artistic voices of the collaborators
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  7. 7.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Sludge metal experimenters Thou and dark folk star Emma Ruth Rundle craft a sound that shows off the best of both parties
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  8. 6.9 |   Pitchfork

    On their collaborative debut, the Louisiana sludge band and the Kentucky songwriter funnel gothic majesty and charred metal into moments of unlikely wonder
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