L'enfant Sauvage, by Gojira.L'enfant Sauvage, by Gojira.3 years ago in Editorial
Gojira is a French groove metal band that incorporate hints of death metal, ironically categorized sometimes as 'life metal' due to the fact of the lyrics covering subjects such as life, spirituality, and ecological themes, and the fact that when they want to write something heavy, you best believe it's going to be devastating. Gojira have a knack for being very versatile in what they write or play, changing it up from being consistently fast to slow and dark.
Back in my review for that recent The Mars Volta LP, I touched down on the subject of a liking only a few tracks from a bands discography. Another case in point that's even worse from my point of view, wasGojira. Their earlier material wasn't bad, but it definitely didn't stand out until the released From Mars to Sirius back in 2005, which is something you may want to listen to first, followed by the 2008's rather disappointing The Way of All Flesh, to see how much of an overhaul they made in the four years i