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-Good production value
-A great mixture of death metal and clean acoustic songs
-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...
-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...
A review of John Keenan's "Imagination to the Nation."
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...
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...
-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
-Atmospheric music mixing a range of instruments
-Too short for the average metal head buyer
-Interludes are not really necessary, and feel like fillers.
The Breathing Process - In Waking: Divinity - 2008 Siege Of Amida Records Tracklist: 1. The Hunter (Intro)
2. In Waking: Divinity
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...
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...
-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...
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...
-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....
A review of Ivan Mihaljevic & Side Effects latest album entitled "Counterclockwise."
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...
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...
A review of Doug Prescott's new album titled The Journey & The Deep Blue Sea.