Tomahawk

Tomahawk

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Another Patton supergroup. Good god, this man is relentless, not to mention a complete and utter musical visionary and a mind-blowing and standard-warping genius. No review of Tomahawk can go without mentioning the personnel behind this project, which mostly speaks for itself: Mike Patton of uncountable amazing projects, Duane Denison…  See more details below

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Another Patton supergroup. Good god, this man is relentless, not to mention a complete and utter musical visionary and a mind-blowing and standard-warping genius. No review of Tomahawk can go without mentioning the personnel behind this project, which mostly speaks for itself: Mike Patton of uncountable amazing projects, Duane Denison of the Jesus Lizard, John Stanier of Helmet, Kevin Rutmanis of the Melvins. This album sold thousands of copies before it was even recorded. What results meets and exceeds every expectation -- a sadistic, scatological birthing of shapeshifting, Jesus Lizardian/King for a Day-era Faith No More textures and assaults, exquisitely layered with Patton's ridiculously amazing heaving, moaning, screeching, crooning, seething, muttering. While it is certainly more straightforward than any of Patton's other post-FNM projects to date, no one could rightfully accuse Tomahawk of being an intentionally mass-marketable band, as some Patton fans want to claim. An album with so many refences to murder, masturbation, feces, sodomy, and perversion just doesn't seem to yearn for radio-friendly status. Jeffrey Dahmer could have dinner to this. Moody, violent, beautiful, sarcastic, vomitive, silly, heartstopping.

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Release Date:
10/30/2001
Label:
Ipecac Recordings
UPC:
0689230001829
catalogNumber:
18
Rank:
39127

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Tomahawk 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Let's just face it Mike patton is one of the most productive rock singer. From FNM to bungle, from Lovage to Maldoror, From Fantomas to Tomahawk, and still many few that i haven't mention. I like "God hates a coward" song it's not so heavy metal but it still Rocks and the tempo good for your adrenaline rush, makes you wanna hit something!. The "Sweet smell of sucsess" is slow number (but definetly not pop) have a very cool post chorus part. Mike explore other part of his vocal in this album, not so much screaming but he stretches and hissing alot with his vocal chord! Overall this album has a dynamic sound, if had to be a number i give this album it would be eight and a half!. May i remind you that this is not Fnm not even close but it's more mainstream than Bungle and Fantomas. This one is a must have for you Patton-fans.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great album.