Since his days in Big Black, Steve Albini exemplified the big sound possible from studio recordings of over-the-top industrial guitar bands. Producing Zeni Geva in the studio on Nai-Ha, he puts his skills to deadly effect. Essentially lyrical passages and dynamic changes in long, instrumental portions make this disc perhaps the most accessible of the Nipp Guitar Heavy series. On Nai-Ha, guitarist Tabata (ex-Boredoms) joins K.K. Null's group for one of the finest examples of ultra-heavy Japanese guitar rock and second only to Z-Rock Hawaii as the best disc in the Nipp Guitar Heavy series.
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AllMusic Review by Tom Schulte