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Release date: 2000
Style: Funeral doom metal


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01. ...In The Mist
02. Woundheir
03. Down Into The Stream
04. Shadowed Dreams
05. Sylvan-Night

Top 20 albums of 2000: 16

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Sylvan-Night is the only new song on this album. The other four appeared on the band's demos and were re-recorded for this release.

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Shape Of Despair, one of the few bands that unfolds in front of the very eyes of the listener the true faces of despair, parading one by one in front of his fearful eyes. "Shades Of…" is the first part of their bleeding legacy and despite the fact it is a debut album, it is a real masterpiece filling your hollow hours with moments of grief and pure bitterness with its lengthy compositions.

published 21.01.2005 | Comments (11)

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Erik M. A List Of Great Debut Albums  | #183
Erik M. My Top 75 Albums Of All Time  | #55
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lord artan My Top 30 Doom Metal Albums  | #6
BitterCOld DooOOOooOOmmm  | #20
~Starchild~ Pain, Grief & Sorrow: Highlights of Doom Metal  | #38
Amo del Merol Doom...  | #46
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mz - 02.03.2013 at 16:54  
Rating: 9 Listened to this again after so long, I was just blown away more than before. Really great album
Erik M. - 16.05.2013 at 23:54  
Rating: 9 My introduction to this band, very atmospheric and relaxing. Amazing album.

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