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Release date: 26 February 2001
Style: Black metal

Rating:

8.5 | 79 votes

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01. Existence
02. World Playground Deceit
03. Shifting Channels
04. Stellar Master Elite
05. Underneath The Universe I
06. Underneath The Universe II
07. Interface To God
08. Vortex

Review


Additional info
Snorre W. Ruch: guitars, bass, keyboards, vocals on track 8
Bjørn "Aldrahn" Dencker: vocals on tracks 1, 3, 5
Satyr Wongraven: vocals on tracks 2, 4, 5, 6

Produced by Snorre W. Ruch and Satyr Wongraven.
Recorded between 1998-2000
Engineered by Mike Hartung.
Music by Snorre W. Ruch.
Lyrics by Snorre W. Ruch, Bjorn "Aldrahn" Dencker and Satyr Wongraven.

Guest review by
VloRD

Rating:
8.5
At first glance, you get the impression that Thorns is one of those bands who have unfortunately fallen just under the radar. But upon further inspection, you find that Thorns (or at least Snorre) are right inside the eye of the Norwegian storm. And Thorns is one of those albums which whip up storms of cataclysmic proportions.

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published 06.01.2012 | Comments (0)

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Vitriolic Hate - 02.03.2010 at 02:08  
  Just a masterpiece!
Timmeh - 22.04.2013 at 16:17  
  Played this for the first time driving home late at night the other day without checking the names of the tracks. As the music progressed I started thinking about existence, quantum mechanics (namely particles so small and uninfluenced by the effects of space-time/general relativity it could be said they are "Underneath the Universe") and the theory that our universe can come from nothing. I got home and noticed the song titles, needless to say minds were blown... coincidence? or perfectly executed composing?
Lit. - 16.03.2014 at 07:06  
  This is some tasty black metal. Feels almost psychedelic at points.
mz - 26.09.2014 at 15:15  
Rating: 9 I might be mad, but I feel certain similarities between this and recent Mayhem albums in terms of atmosphere and mood.
Excellent album anyway
NorthernDickhead - 04.01.2015 at 01:46  
 
Written by mz on 26.09.2014 at 15:15

I might be mad, but I feel certain similarities between this and recent Mayhem albums in terms of atmosphere and mood.
Excellent album anyway

Then I'm mad too,cos this has definitely some newer Mayhem vibes on it.
Urs Blank - 04.01.2015 at 02:41  
Rating: 9
Written by mz on 26.09.2014 at 15:15

I might be mad, but I feel certain similarities between this and recent Mayhem albums in terms of atmosphere and mood.
Excellent album anyway


This makes sense, and that's probably why I love both
!J.O.O.E.! - 04.01.2015 at 02:50  
  Probably quite an important album, but I never really liked it.
mz - 04.01.2015 at 03:00  
Rating: 9
Written by !J.O.O.E.! on 04.01.2015 at 02:50

Probably quite an important album, but I never really liked it.


yet you call people wierdo for not liking average albums
mz - 04.01.2015 at 03:01  
Rating: 9
Written by NorthernDickhead on 04.01.2015 at 01:46


Then I'm mad too,cos this has definitely some newer Mayhem vibes on it.



Written by Urs Blank on 04.01.2015 at 02:41


This makes sense, and that's probably why I love both


Good to see some poeple agree with me on something finally
!J.O.O.E.! - 04.01.2015 at 03:02  
 
Written by mz on 04.01.2015 at 03:00

yet you call people wierdo for not liking average albums

I've never liked an average album. All the albums I like are great

[edit]

Just realised I totally misread what you said.
Ilham - 04.01.2015 at 03:05  
Rating: 8 I just realised that the great album from Thorns I really liked was in fact a compilation. What a dumbass I was. I guess I have to repair an eight years old mistake now.

EDIT: nope. ID3 tags mixed up. I feel less stupid now.
mz - 04.01.2015 at 03:06  
Rating: 9
Written by !J.O.O.E.! on 04.01.2015 at 03:02

Written by mz on 04.01.2015 at 03:00

yet you call people wierdo for not liking average albums

I've never liked an average album. All the albums I like are great


keep saying that, but you have never been able to truly analyze the music in an objective way. That explains why you like those average records.
!J.O.O.E.! - 04.01.2015 at 03:08  
 
Written by mz on 04.01.2015 at 03:06

keep saying that, but you have never been able to truly analyze the music in an objective way. That explains why you like those average records.

It's true, some people just don't have the gift of objective analysis like others do

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