I have been following Chiodos for years - and yes, mourned the loss of Craig Owens - until I heard this album.
This album is my favourite of all Chiodos albums - it is theatrical and feels like a story in itself. It is what I think Chiodos should sound like.The vocals that Bolmer brought to the album (and to the band) was really impressive - and stands out on tracks like Love is a Cat From Hell and Those Who Slay Together Stay Together.
This is really a gym album for me and keeps me going throughout. Even after Owens' return, with their release of Devil (2014) I keep coming back to Illuminaudio. I won't comment on Devil. I don't have anything good to say about that.
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