'Impermanence' Reviews

  • Audiotrail

    • "Easily their most intricate and sonically explorative offering. Impermanence is a love letter to everything that makes the entire history of post-rock so great."

  • The Big Takeover

    • "with a significant reputation amongst the post / prog scene that they have gained over twelve years as a band, Impermanence is a structured and verging on meticulously put together collection of instrumental guitar rock"

  • Maximum Volume

    • "Wonderfully ethereal and thought provoking... there`s a wonderful contemplative ambience about ‘Impermanence’ - make the time and effort." - 9/10

  • Metal Hammer - January 2022 Issue

    • "Awe-inspiring... a solid instrumental rock album"

  • The Midlands Rocks

    • "A majestic edifice of sound​... this is a fine album, possibly the band’s best yet and will hopefully be heard and enjoyed by many. It achieves that rare feat of adding some new vocabulary to a tried and tested genre. Give it a go, it could be the soundtrack to your salvation…or apocalypse."

  • The Peterborough Telegraph

    • "Slow-burning, simmering, rock epics" - 8/10

  • Veil of Sound

    • "Takes the genre to new levels and pushing boundaries with imaginative composing... extremely beautiful and emotional... flawlessly performed post-rock... impeccable song-writing has now placed the band as one of the front-runners of the genre and a band who further expands it." 

'The Floating World' Reviews

  • Arctic Drones

    • "a huge success for a band who have mastered the structure of writing natural and compelling music with deeply rooted connections to nature and imagination" [8.8/10]

  • Hit The Floor

    • "one of the deepest and most complex albums of 2015... rock music for the thinking music lover" [4.5/5]

  • Alt Dialogue

    • "up there with the finest post-rock albums ever released"

  • Pure Rawk

    • "what we have here is the bar... and Gilmore Trail have raised it significantly"

  • Nelipott

    • "Heartbreakingly honest... a high contender for album of the year"

  • Already Heard

    • "This is truly big, bold and beautiful music" [4/5]

  • Broken Amp

    • "​an accomplished, captivating listen, a startling achievement... the best post-rock album I have heard this year"

  • Vanguard-Online

    • "​a widescreen, uplifting rock record that conjures up amazing landscapes"

  • Mentioned Reviews

    • "Absorbing and otherworldly, there’s not many who make music that demands respect subtly anymore, and Gilmore Trail have done just that"

  • Ninehertz

    • ​"joyous and vital... creative in the extreme"

  • Will Not Fade

    • ​"epic to say the least... powerful, peaceful, crushing and potentially devastating"

  • Metal.de [German]

    • ​"[sic] very entertaining... the four musicians are exploring the extremes"

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