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by Ulalume
11 years ago
Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse Review (ulalume)

-Good production value
-A great mixture of death metal and clean acoustic songs
-Amazing lyrics
-Great melodies/harmonies
-Interesting arrangements
-For Iron Maiden/Celtic Frost fans, there are 2 bonus songs which are covers of some classic songs: "Remembering Tomorrow" (Iron Maiden) and "Circle of the Tyrant" (Celtic Frost)-NonePerhaps my bias is setting in towards a few of my favorite...

Lifestyle
by Ulalume
11 years ago
Cradle of Filth Cruelty and the Beast Review (ulalume)

-I consider this album my favorite by Cradle of Filth. The scope of this album is just incredible. These musicians seemlessly transfer the concept of Countess Bathory to music. I am still fascinated by the perspective taken by writer Dani Filth. The way he examines Bathory as a human acting...

Entertainment
by Ulalume
7 years ago
John Keenan - Imagination to the Nation (Album Review)

A review of John Keenan's "Imagination to the Nation."

Entertainment
by Ulalume
8 years ago
DUB (Do U Believe) - Ignition (Album Review)

A Review of Christian rap artist DUB's new album Ignition.

Entertainment
by Ulalume
8 years ago
Jon Boling AKA Skatch MC - Sincerity: The Soundtrack to Life (Album Review)

Jon Boling AKA Skatch MC has summoned the ancestors of hip-hop/rap music on his debut release Sincerity: The Soundtrack to Life. The eight tracks contained on this album are diverse, and while heavily rhythmic (as is the nature of rap music in general); it incorporates many melodic elements both...

Entertainment
by Ulalume
9 years ago
Top 10 Black Metal Albums (Part 1)


Like many of my album lists, these are in an arbitrary order. The numbers are irrelevent, as I feel black metal and music in general covers such a range; that it is difficult to say one is objectively better than another. With that said, the black metal...

Lifestyle
by Ulalume
11 years ago
Coheed and Cambria Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness Review (ulalume)

-Great recording quality
-Instrument tonality is just beautiful
-This album is unique because it is very diverse. There are tunes that are poppy, some with more metal leanings, and others that just exemplify progressive rock (namely in the final four songs)
-This album contains "Welcome Home" which is very popular these days

-There are...

Lifestyle
by Ulalume
11 years ago
The Breathing Process - In Waking Divinity Review (ulalume)

-Atmospheric music mixing a range of instruments
-Great vocals
-Great mixing
-Too short for the average metal head buyer
-Interludes are not really necessary, and feel like fillers.
-Simplistic breakdowns
The Breathing Process - In Waking: Divinity - 2008 Siege Of Amida Records Tracklist: 1. The Hunter (Intro)
2. In Waking: Divinity
3....

Entertainment
by Ulalume
7 years ago
American Pioneer Singers - Abraham Lincoln and the 1864 Election

The American Pioneer Singers album entitled "Abraham Lincoln and the 1864 Election" is an interesting musical excursion into the history of the United States. This album is comprised of traditional folk songs that date back as far as the 19th century. While the history underlying the themes and characters...

Entertainment
by Ulalume
9 years ago
Top 10 Black Metal Albums (Part 2)

Continuing where PART 1 left off, my top 10 list of black metal albums will leave you writhing in darkness. Consider that my theatrical and dramatic statement for the day! For those unaware, black metal is on the whole inexplicably dark. It contains subgenres that range from normal and...

Lifestyle
by Ulalume
11 years ago
Cradle of Filth Midian Review (ulalume)

-Dani Filth's unique voice adds to the band in a special way
-The compositions are great
-The synths really add to the mood of the album
-The lyrics are incredible
-A lot of tempo changes to keep the songs interesting
-Most of the songs are not written in the standard verse-chorus-verse-bridge-chorus format, which is great...

Entertainment
by Ulalume
9 years ago
Review: Equilibrium - Sagas


Usually when I begin a review I try to avoid sounding like a fan-boy. This review is going to be completely fan-boyish. Over the past year I have been listening solely to Equilibriums song "Blut Im Auge", and as I reflect on this gift I...

Entertainment
by Ulalume
8 years ago
DRUNKSOULS - Revolution (Album Review)

A review of reggae/rock band DRUNKSOULS' 2011 release "Revolution."

Entertainment
by Ulalume
7 years ago
Connor O'Brien - Prizefighter (Album Review)

Connor O'Brien, also known as Connor Bogart on more recent releases, self-produced the album "Prizefighter." It is a strange piece of pop rock music that instantly draws comparisons with artists like Bon Jovi, fuses occasional pop punk riffs into the mix comparable to bands like New Found Glory, and...

Lifestyle
by Ulalume
11 years ago
Falls of Rauros Into the Archaic Review (ulalume)

-Its free
-Its pretty high quality for being a form of black metal.
-All instruments are played expertly.
-Many instruments are implemented into the sound. From electric guitars to acoustic guitars to flutes.
-The vocal style is enjoyable because the vocalist does not only implement screaming, but also some clean singing/chanting....

Entertainment
by Ulalume
7 years ago
Ivan Mihaljevic & Side Effects - Counterclockwise (Album Review)

A review of Ivan Mihaljevic & Side Effects latest album entitled "Counterclockwise."

Entertainment
by Ulalume
7 years ago
Evoletah - We Ache for the Moon (Album Review)

A review of Evoletah's "We Ache for the Moon."

Entertainment
by Ulalume
11 years ago
Top 5 Black Metal Albums

Top 5 Black Metal Albums

Black Metal is a genre that has constantly evolved, and stagnated, over the past few decades. Since the term was coined by the band Venom on their album "Black Metal", the underground metal world has taken off in a cold and grim direction.

Within the confines...

Entertainment
by Ulalume
8 years ago
Better Than Grey - No Way Back (Album Review)


Better Than Grey is one of the first foreign bands I have had the opportunity to review, which undoubtedly showcases a different side of music not frequently inhabiting the ears of individuals from the United States (where I am located). While I am very familiar with music...

Entertainment
by Ulalume
8 years ago
Doug Prescott - The Journey & The Deep Blue Sea (Album Review)

A review of Doug Prescott's new album titled The Journey & The Deep Blue Sea.

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