Originally Posted by IrritatedTrout
Somewhat related: Is Koloss a good starting point for getting into Meshuggah? I like the heaviness and the technicality but I'm not totally sold on them yet. My buddy keeps telling me to stick with it though because they can be hard to get into at first.
I got into them with obZen which is a fantastic album, I would recommend starting off with "Nothing" as a lot of songs on there sum up Meshuggah's general sound. Once you listen to that move onto Chaosphere and Catch 33 if you like what you are hearing.
Koloss is still a great album (made my year end top 10) but the sound is quite different from their earlier releases and may not be the most accessible to new fans.