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Release date: 2004
Style: Symphonic black metal, Folk black metal


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01. Many Moons Ago
02. The Serpent's Nemeton
03. The Prophecy
04. In Hoc Signo Sanguinis
05. Immortal Chant
06. Scell Lem Duibh
07. In The Sixth Tower
08. Battle Cry
09. Anphisbena
10. One Rode To Asa Bay [Bathory cover]

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Label: Avantgarde Music

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One of the leaders of the symphonic black metal scene, the Italian band Opera IX, is back after a new line-up change and with a fifth album that will undoubtedly reinforce their supreme position. This new album, Anphisbena, shows the perfect balance between the rage of black metal and the atmospheres that only symphonic music can give.

published 30.11.2004 | Comments (2)


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M C Vice - 12.11.2014 at 09:52  
Rating: 7 I hope M The bard was suitably punished for the terrible performance on the Bathory cover. The music was well done, the lighter drumming helps make the other instruments sound clearer, but that isn't a growling song, let alone a song that you can get away with bland, emotionless growls.

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