Tyranny Is Tyranny – Let It Come From Whom It May
Phratry Records – 2013
Rock, Post, Noise, Core, Metal, Sludge
For a record that is heavy on all fronts Let It Come From Whom It May remains highly infectious and even deceptively catchy; like it is filled with bucket loads of worms that hook in your brain and refuse to let go. The Madison, Wisconsin foursome Tyranny Is Tyranny have managed to combine postrock, postmetal, postcore, punk, scream and even that muddiness we love from sludge into something stalwart and dynamic. It’s a highly emotive record that preaches and sermonizes without becoming oppressive. It blends wisdom from Howard Zinn, universal knowledge and their very own truth into a musical pamphlet that convinces and turns a light on evildoers and the wrong that is always and ever present. And that’s just the lyrical content that is smeared across incredibly melodic guitarlines and expressive riffs. Massive pounding drums steer it all to the inevitable cliff. Are we ready to fly?
(Written by JK)