On 2013's Oddfellows, alternative hard rock supergroup Tomahawk drop the Native American elements of their previous records and seem more like a proper band rather than the jam-act they sounded like before. Known mostly for outlandish noise-rock, vocalist Mike Patton scales down the weirdness here and composes "normal" sounding rock songs that could almost be a continuation of his days in Faith No More. Of course the elements of Helmet & Jesus Lizard members are apparent but Patton's strong vocal presence is at the foreground here. The density of their sound is sometimes a bit much for such "simple" sounding songs and occasionally hurts the enjoyment of the record. Still there's some real gems here for longtime fans of the band that won't disappoint.
3 rubs the wrong way out of 5