The hard rock fusion band with an ever-changing lineup is back with a vengeance on Era Vulgaris ($10). It's a bit less catchy than their first four albums — but in a good way. It's more complex and raw, and even includes a guest appearance by The Strokes' Julian Casablancas. Like most above average albums, Era Vulgaris takes more than a few listens through to appreciate it. Standout tracks: "Sick, Sick, Sick" and "Battery Acid."
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