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Land Of Sleeper

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Land Of Sleeper

Fourth full-length album from the Newcastle sludge-rock band

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  1. 10.0 |   The Arts Desk

    'Land of Sleeper' is fuelled by some mighty sonic thunder and lightning
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  2. 9.0 |   musicOMH

    Abrasive yet euphoric, excoriating guitars’ rough scuzzy contours underpin the Newcastle outfit’s wired and vivid fourth album
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  3. 9.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Land of Sleeper is the sound of Pigs completing their development phase and emerging as something perfected and unique
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  4. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    With repeated rhythmic blows and pulsing bass licks, the Newcastle band amplify the volume on their fourth album and keep listeners entrenched in their heady cosmos
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  5. 8.0 |   Clash

    It’s a slab of awe-inspiring heaviness that’s somehow timeless while reflecting the confusing and anger-inducing times we live in. It’s a post-pandemic primal scream for those who wanna roar along
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  6. 7.5 |   Pitchfork

    The UK quintet has a blast playing old-school stoner metal, balancing the riffs with sharp songwriting and a touch of camp
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  7. 7.5 |   Under The Radar

    Hypnotic, heartfelt, and cement-heavy, Land of Sleeper continues Pigs x7’s onward march to growling metallic glory
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  8. 7.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    The band injects some napalm and adrenochrome into the genre's veins, as we begin to wonder what other new forms and shapes it might take. A whole brave new world of literary references like J.G. Ballard, Nigel Kneale or M.R. James set to slamming guitar riffs, pounding basslines and pummeling drums might just be waiting to rise from the deep
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  9. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    It's another full-blooded addition to the band's increasingly impressive discography
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  10. 7.0 |   The Quietus

    A steadfastly unsubtle affair, it is perhaps ironic that on an album that doubles down on its celebration of psych and metal tropes, whether as patchwork of tried-and-tested riffs or blissful homage to the ritual of British metal, it is at their most experimental that Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs are at their mightiest
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  11. 7.0 |   DIY

    It’s eerie, it’s weird, and maybe a tad too long
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  12. 6.0 |   Upset

    You can’t knock a band for continuing to do what they do this well and the record contains more than enough big moments to continue the juggernaut onwards and upwards
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