Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography

PITCH BLACK

Meshuggah

Tech/Extreme Prog Metal


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Meshuggah Pitch Black album cover
3.17 | 4 ratings | 1 reviews | 25% 5 stars

Write a review
Buy MESHUGGAH Music
from Progarchives.com partners
Singles/EPs/Fan Club/Promo, released in 2013

Songs / Tracks Listing


1. Pitch Black (5:56)
2. Dancers to a Discordant System (Live) (9:51)

Total Time 15:47

Lyrics

Search MESHUGGAH Pitch Black lyrics

Music tabs (tablatures)

Search MESHUGGAH Pitch Black tabs

Line-up / Musicians


- Tomas Haake / Drums
- Fredrik Thordendal / Guitars
- Jens Kidman / vocals
- Mårten Hagström / Guitars
- Dick Lövgren / Bass

Releases information

EP, Scion Audio Visual, February 4th, 2013

Offered as a free digital download from Scion A/V.

Thanks to UMUR for the addition
Edit this entry

MESHUGGAH MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

Buy MESHUGGAH Pitch Black Music


No release results - showing artist results instead
The Violent Sleep of ReasonThe Violent Sleep of Reason
Nuclear Blast America 2016
Audio CD$7.40
$7.46 (used)
obZenobZen
Nuclear Blast America 2012
Audio CD$7.35
$4.01 (used)
I (Special Edition)I (Special Edition)
Nuclear Blast America 2014
Audio CD$6.00
$6.95 (used)
KolossKoloss
Nuclear Blast America 2012
Audio CD$6.64
$7.98 (used)
Catch Thirty Three (Slipcase)Catch Thirty Three (Slipcase)
Nuclear Blast America 2012
Audio CD$6.29
$3.48 (used)
Nothing limited digi re-issueNothing limited digi re-issue
Limited Edition
Nuclear Blast America 2013
Audio CD$9.98
$9.97 (used)
Contradictions Collapse (RELOADED)Contradictions Collapse (RELOADED)
Remastered
Nuclear Blast America 2012
Audio CD$6.49
$4.91 (used)
Chaosphere (RELOADED)Chaosphere (RELOADED)
Extra tracks · Remastered
Nuclear Blast America 2012
Audio CD$7.43
$7.99 (used)
Nothing (CD+DVD Reissue)Nothing (CD+DVD Reissue)
Remastered
Nuclear Blast America 2012
Audio CD$17.32
$15.40 (used)
Destroy Erase Improve (RELOADED)Destroy Erase Improve (RELOADED)
Extra tracks · Import · Remastered
Nuclear Blast America 2012
Audio CD$6.59
$11.51 (used)


More places to buy MESHUGGAH music online Buy MESHUGGAH & Prog Rock Digital Music online:

MESHUGGAH Pitch Black ratings distribution


3.17
(4 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(25%)
25%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(50%)
50%
Good, but non-essential (25%)
25%
Collectors/fans only (0%)
0%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

MESHUGGAH Pitch Black reviews


Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by UMUR
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator
3 stars "Pitch Black" is an EP release by Swedish technical extreme metal act Meshuggah. The EP was released through Scion Audio Visual as a free download in February 2013.

The EP features two tracks and a full playing time of 15:47 minutes. "Pitch Black" is a new studio recording while "Dancers to a Discordant System", which was originally featured as the closing track on "obZen (2008)", is featured here in a live version. If you are familiar with Meshuggah's distinct sounding trademark style you won't be surprised when I tell you that "Pitch Black" is somewhat rooted in heavy groove laden thrash, that it features a hypnotic odd metered groove, that the riffs played are downtuned and crushingly heavy and that the vocals by Jens Kidman are raw, distorted and aggressive. The last part is not exactly true on "Pitch Black" though as Jens Kidman sings/talks in the mechanical way he has done before a couple of times in the past. The track is also in the atmospheric end of the band's repetoire with odd clean guitars and multible solos. Production wise it sounds like "Pitch Black" could be a leftover track from the "Koloss (2012)" sessions.

The live version of "Dancers to a Discordant System" is executed to perfection and yet another example of how relentlessly aggressive and skilled a machine Meshuggah really are. I think the vocals by Jens Kidman could have been slightly better, but it's a minor issue when listening to the band perform this killer track with a technical precision that seem almost inhuman to me. But as always they groove in a hypnotic fashion that's completely their own.

"Pitch Black" is a nice free EP, but it's not exactly the place to start if you're a new commer to Meshuggah. For that the title track isn't representitive enough of the band's usual style. A 3.5 star (70%) rating is warranted.

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of MESHUGGAH "Pitch Black"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives