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Rites Of Passage: The Haxan Cloak's Favourite Heavy Metal Albums
John Doran , August 28th, 2014 04:21

Bobby Krlic may well be primarily known as an electronic music producer, but he grew up a heavy metal obsessive. As commissioned by Kevin Martin as part of our Bug Week, he tells John Doran about the 13 metal albums he loved the most when he was young


Tool - Lateralus

A lot of people tend to go for Aenima more than this, but what appealed to me about this album over any of their others is the sound design and the production. It felt a lot more proggy and they were into more long form songs, and that kind of prog metal really appealed to me at the time. At that time I'd just been listening to Korn and Deftones, so to me this was something that I thought was radically different.