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Third full-length album from the Little Rock, Arkansas doom metal band

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  1. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    Pallbearer’s third album Heartless exists outside of easy genre signifiers. This band is in a league all their own
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  2. 9.0 |   The 405

    Pallbearer has laid down the gauntlet for the entire metal genre to even contend for its album of the year
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  3. 8.6 |   Earbuddy

    The most payoff on hype you've seen since their last album or the one before that
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  4. 8.3 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The clear continuity between the band’s first three records has in no way prevented each one from having a unique voice, but diminishing returns are a risk that even a group as savvy as Pallbearer can fall prey to
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  5. 8.3 |   A.V. Club

    As Heartless proves, Pallbearer is more than capable of making those old moves feel fresh
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  6. 8.0 |   All Music

    Pallbearer never forsake their origins, but they refuse to be bound by them as they pursue unmapped terrain
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  7. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    These men are not simply noisemakers but a true band, one that continues to move forward even as it consolidates and deepens its best attributes
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  8. 8.0 |   The Music

    For the most part, Heartless is elegant and shimmering doom. If anything, the slightly faster pace of the records will set heads banging even more furiously. Pallbearer are three for three: worship the riff
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  9. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Heartless continues to build on the band's reputation as one of the biggest acts in doom metal
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  10. 6.0 |   Pitchfork

    The deep cauldron of metal, prog, and doom influences have so far been a key to Pallbearer's greatness, but their third record fails to piece it all together
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