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Thousand Limbs - EP Review: Mara

19 Apr 2020 // A review by Kerry Monaghan

Thousand Limbs is an Auckland instrumental Metal/Doom quartet that formed in 2016.

Very quickly, you’ll find they take you on a journey without ever leaving the house, which is about as good as it gets in these trying times.

Mara is the name of their new three track EP, and it wastes no time in assaulting your senses with its heavy, crunchy riffs and foreboding tempo.

Everything about instrumental tracks makes you appreciate music a little more because it makes you really tune in and pay attention to the musicianship and what is being created. Thousand Limbs capture that perfectly with these three tracks and it almost makes you feel you are there watching them jam.

If you love a more even-paced head banging session with unbelievable energy then you need to crack into this EP. Let it take your mind somewhere new and also appreciate the flawless recording and engineering done by none other than Dave Rhodes at Depot Sound in Devonport.

Not only will you love every note of these tracks, especially its self-titled track, Mara, an explosion of good times, you’ll want to go ahead and press that play button a few more times too.

Oh, and the EP’s artwork is visually stunning. Ten out of ten from me.

Rating: ( 5 / 5 )
 

About Thousand Limbs

Formed in the winter of 2016 in Auckland New Zealand, instrumental metal quartet Thousand Limbs perform a dense and melancholic blend of Doom, Post-Metal and Hardcore.

Their debut album Woe was released June 2018.

Their new EP Mara was released on all digital platforms 10th of April 2020.

Visit the muzic.net.nz Profile for Thousand Limbs

Releases

Mara
Year: 2020
Type: EP
Woe
Year: 2018
Type: EP

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