Ion Dissonance / Solace
Album: Solace   Collection:General
Artist:Ion Dissonance   Added:Oct 2005
Label:Abacus Recordings  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2006-01-22 Pull Date: 2006-03-26 Charts: Loud
Week Ending: Feb 26 Feb 19 Feb 12 Feb 5 Jan 29
Airplays: 1 1 1 1 3

Recent Airplay
1. Feb 23, 2006: rmrmrmrmrmrmrmrmrmrmr
Play Dead...And I'll Play Along
4. Feb 02, 2006: Baptism of Solitude (Favorite Heavy Albums of 2005)
Play Dead...And I'll Play Along
2. Feb 16, 2006: Dust On My Dreamboat
Play Dead...And I'll Play Along
5. Jan 28, 2006: Not The Time, Nor The Place
Play Dead...And I'll Play Along
3. Feb 11, 2006: The Poo Bucket
Cleansed By Silence
6. Jan 26, 2006: Rock in a Position
Cleansed By Silence

Album Review
Reviewed 2006-01-24
Techie metalcore/tech metal. All over the damn place with crazy guitar riffs, time changes, other complexities and tricks. The dissonance and polyrhythms never let up. Just how rhythmically complex this stuff is, is near mind numbing. They end up sounding chaotic (in a good way). Oh, let’s not forget it’s also heavy, angry, and has that pissed off nihilistic side of metal covered. Think Meshuggah and Dillinger Escape Plan.
Most track end up sounding the same. Try *1*, *3*, 4, 5, 6, 7 (very Meshuggah-like), or 9 (slow, heavy, not complex at the end)
Good stuff. -mph

Track Listing
1. Play Dead...And I'll Play Along   6. Lecturing Raskolnikov (Or How To Properly Stab An Old Widow)
2. O.A.S.D.   7. You're Not Carving Deep Enough
3. Cleansed By Silence   8. Shut Up, I'm Trying To Worry
4. She's Strychnine   9. Signature
5. Nil :: Solaris   10. A Prelude Of Things Worse To Come