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METAL HAMMER POST WRITE-UP OF PORCUPINE TREE’S ‘THE INCIDENT’

Posted on August 6, 2009

…bleak and skittering electronics, a lurching, menacing groove and lyrics that hint at detachment from emotion and a creeping sense of fear. When Wilson sings “I just want to be loved…”, it’s hard to avoid the sense that he might not mean it in a good way. Then the gnarly metal riffs start to poke through the sonic mist, as if Meshuggah have invaded the studio and hijacked the song halfway through, adding another layer of stark horror. Stunning stuff…

So writes Metal Hammer writer Dom Lawson (who attended the recent listening session in London) on the mags website, where he has penned a segment by segment run down of the title track from The Incident.

CLICK HERE to check it out in full.

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