Tool's comeback album Fear Inoculum is insufficient not only by the immaculate standards of the band's past work, but by the standards of rock and metal music at large.
Breakdowns galore on Knocked Loose's death metal-infused sophomore album, though it's sometimes hard to tell one from the next.
King Gizzard takes a successful swing at thrash metal on their second album of 2019.
Planetary Clairvoyance features more compositional versatility than its predecessor, but unfortunately a less impressive mix as well.
Waste of Space Orchestra delivers an immaculately produced fusion of doom metal, psych and space rock, but the performances and compositions can be lackluster.
Gold & Grey's awful production overshadows its handful of songwriting peaks.
Marred by a few nondescript lowlights, Weeping Choir otherwise contains some of Full of Hell's most distinct and exciting extreme genre fusions so far.
Life Metal is Sunn O)))'s best sounding album to date, though not their most adventurous.