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Fallujah — Dreamless

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★★☆☆ The band’s third album finds them slightly farther afield from their signature progdeath sound and into trancier territory. While laudable in their ambition, and not completely surprising given the band’s trajectory up to now, their choices make it harder for the listener to build up a head of steam, as the heavy parts are isolated islands awash in a sea of atmospherics and tonalities. The second half of the album redeems the band, who it should be said are all in excellent musical form from start to finish.