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Foundations Of Burden

Pallbearer

Foundations Of Burden

Second full-length album from the Little Rock, Arkansas doom metal band produced by Billy Anderson (Swans, Impaled, and Sleep)

ADM rating[?]

8.2

Label
Code 7 / Profound Lore
UK Release date
25/08/2014
US Release date
19/08/2014
  1. 10.0 |   A.V. Club

    It’s quite simply moving, the sounds of dislocated souls finding a voice at last
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  2. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    The textural depth on the record is something to behold
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  3. 9.0 |   Beardfood

    They have triumphed massively again
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  4. 8.6 |   Pitchfork

    Foundations finds a band firing on all cylinders, and surpassing what seemed like a watermark for the genre
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  5. 8.5 |   The Quietus

    Rather than carry a casket loaded down with the fast-tiring tropes of the doom genre, with Foundations Of Burden Pallbearer choose to breathe thrilling new life into them
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  6. 8.2 |   Paste Magazine

    Even though the album is crushing, the band’s penchant for melody is what elevates Foundations of Burden above otherwise comparable records from this year
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  7. 8.0 |   All Music

    Requisite darkness is all over Foundations of Burden, but it isn't the only shade of emotion here. There's the hint of a glimmer in each song that other doom bands can't conceive, let alone get to
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  8. 8.0 |   No Ripcord

    Whether you’re a seasoned doom metal vet or a newcomer to metal altogether, you’ll find little burden in the walls and high ceilings Pallbearer have built
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  9. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    If they continue to write songs of this statue in the future then Pallbearer could well be doom metal’s light at the end of the tunnel
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  10. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    They mix the crushing, cold-storage riffage of stoner metal with the psychedelic interludes of, well, classic Mastodon
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  11. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    As a sophomore album, it does everything it needs to do to keep Pallbearer’s status as being elites in their genre
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