Presented as a four-part suite of disparate and occasionally colliding elements, Kaddish is an impressive, if somewhat oblique, album meshing contemporary experimental and rock elements with traditional Jewish prayers and Eastern European melodies. The blend of (for instance) heavy metal/hard rock guitar with rabbinical prayer, or klezmer fiddling with neo-industrial crunch, is not for everyone. Adventurous listeners will find much to chew on for repeated listenings, however, in a work that reflects the horrors and wounds of the Holocaust with subtle (and largely wordless) complexity.
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AllMusic Review by Richie Unterberger