Through Silver in Blood

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Through Silver in Blood
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Studio album by Neurosis
Released April 23, 1996 (1996-04-23)
Recorded December 1995 (1995-12)
Studio Brilliant Studios and Coast Studios, Oakland, CA
Genre Sludge metal,[1] industrial,[1] post-metal[2]
Length 70:32
Label Relapse
Producer Billy Anderson, Neurosis
Neurosis chronology
Enemy of the Sun
(1993)Enemy of the Sun1993
Through Silver in Blood
(1996)
Times of Grace
(1999)Times of Grace1999
Reissue artwork
Reissue artwork
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 5/5 stars[3]

Through Silver in Blood is the fifth album from the California-based avant-garde metal band Neurosis. The album was released on April 23, 1996, and was their first record to be released under record label Relapse Records. The album was reissued in July 2009 on Neurot Recordings.

Bassist and vocalist Dave Edwardson described the album as "more of an epic undertaking than the last one. We know how to get a lot more out of one note these days and we are a lot more trance-oriented in our music as far as wanting it to be overwhelming and aggressive but at a constant flow. We were trying to develop a record that was like one song that actually means more from the beginning to the end than it does individually."[4]

Through Silver in Blood is the first Neurosis album to feature keyboardist Noah Landis.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Through Silver in Blood" 12:11
2. "Rehumanize" 1:46
3. "Eye" 5:17
4. "Purify" 12:18
5. "Locust Star" 5:48
6. "Strength of Fates" 9:43
7. "Become the Ocean" 1:27
8. "Aeon" 11:43
9. "Enclosure in Flame" 10:19
Total length: 70:32

Personnel[edit]

Neurosis
Additional musicians

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time". Rolling Stone. June 21, 2017. Retrieved September 11, 2017. [Neurosis'] transformative masterpiece [is] a titanic mix of hardcore, industrial and sludge-metal notions and sampled soundbites, balancing oppressive heaviness, hypnotic repetition and surprising vulnerability. 
  2. ^ Jahdi, Robin (24 June 2015). "The 40 best post-metal records ever made". Fact. Retrieved 26 June 2015. 
  3. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Through Silver in Blood - Neurosis". Allmusic. Retrieved October 27, 2011. 
  4. ^ Bromley, Adrian (18 April 1996). "Neurotics Never Know: A Chat with Neurosis' Dave Edwardson". Chronicles of Chaos. Retrieved 26 May 2013.  External link in |work= (help)