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Album: GOG – Ironworks

August 30th, 2013

GOG Michael Bjella promo photo by Adam Garcia Thrash Hits

Season of Mist
30 August 2013

by Ruth Booth

It’s survived war, Wall Street, detonation by Edward Norton’s split personalities. The American Dream just won’t die. There’ll always be some wide-eyed kid who mistakes a sunset for streets paved with gold. Jumping on the corpse just makes the thing move. So I wasn’t enthused to hear GOG’s – aka Michael Bjella’s – new experimental ambient noise album is about The Death Of The American Dream (wake of Capitalism flavour). That’s more because if that’s what it’s meant to be, then Ironworks has grown far beyond purpose.

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