Sepultura, 'Kairos' (Nuclear Blast)

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Kairos
Critical Mass
Release Date: July 12, 2011
Label: Nuclear Blast

by christopherschultz

The 12th album by thrash trailblazers Sepultura is built around the concept of time -- so apparently they traveled back to the early '90s to cobble together this machinelike, inexorable robo-mosh. There's a knuckle-dragging cover of Ministry's "Just One Fix" with a mook-metal breakdown; "Relentless" might as well be a cover of Pantera's "A New Level." Despite bonkers drumming from Jean Dolabella (Igor Cavalera's still-fresh replacement) and some inspired, Neurosis-style epic ambience, these once-fearless experimenters are now just excavating ultra-macho crud from ?the bowels of metal's ?sputtering fear factory.?

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