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Stone Sour - House Of Gold & Bones Part 1

Corey and Co are back with a blinder. Did you ever doubt it though?

Posted Wednesday, 17 October 2012 in

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Stone Sour

Stone Sour - House Of Gold & Bones Part 1

Rating: 8

Based on Corey Taylor’s fictional tale of a man faced with the choice of growing up or sheltering in the irresponsibility of youth, ‘House Of Gold & Bones Part 1’ finds Stone Sour thriving like never before. In embracing the narrative on this first instalment of a double concept album, they’ve created a gargantuan record that truly gives the sense that you’re joining them on a journey. Sure, that’s an incredibly cliché thing to say, but songs like roof-raising anthem ‘Absolute Zero’, the frenetic, thrashy ‘RU 486’ and acoustic lament ‘Taciturn’ deserve to be heard within the context of the entirety of this mightily ambitious, versatile record.

Tim Newbound

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