Album Review: The Bedlam in Goliath

The Mars Volta - The Bedlam in Goliath
9.2 of 10

It may seem too early for The Mars Volta to release another album but never think of The Bedlam in Goliath as an Amputechture leftover. In fact, in their new album, they've almost organized and streamlined that chaotic and confused music they've been playing around with since Frances The Mute. The band still forays in between the genres of rock, fusion jazz and funk. This time, however, the songs had Middle Eastern themes, are much more heavier and groovier, and had less incoherent fillers. The band had claimed the album was inspired by the spirits they've conjured using an Ouija board. But with or without help from the beyond, The Bedlam in Goliath is undoubtedly supernatural.