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Release date: 23 May 2011
Style: Progressive metal

Rating:

8.3 | 59 votes

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01. Downfall
02. Into The Great Nothing
03. Poison Ivy
04. Your Favourite War
05. Embrace
06. Pulse
07. What Remains
08. In Memory Of Me
09. In The Quiet Of Dawn
10. Communication Lost
11. A Beginning

Review
Lyrics (9)


Line-up
Per Henriksson - keyboards
Thomas Jansson - bass
Marcus Losbjer - drums, percussion
Mikael Zell - guitar
Stefan Zell - vocals

Session musicians
Oliver Philipps - additional vocals, vocal arrangements and guitars
Stefan Moberg - cello on "Downfall", "Poison Ivy" and 'What Remains"
Bror Törnell - nylon string guitar on "Poison Ivy"
Mikael "Miniten" Hessler - additional percussion
Per Broddesson - lead guitar on "Pulse"
Jonas Burvall - additional vocals on "Into The Great Nothing"
Joseph Hemingway - astronaut


Additional info
Produced by Wolverine.
Mixed by Jacob Hansen at Hansen Studios, Denmark.
Mastered by Eroc at Eroc's Mastering Ranch, Germany.

Recorded on various occasions between February and August 2010.
Drums and bass recorded at FoxFace Studio in Söderhamn, Sweden by Andreas "Bagge" Baglien and Fredrik Holmstedt.
Additional percussion recorded at Bollnäs kulturskola in Bollnäs, Sweden by Marcus Losbjer.
Additional bass, cello, spoken voice and keyboards recorded at Per's apartment in Stockhom, Sweden by Per Henriksson.
Grand Piano on "What Remains" recorded at Studio 3 in Stockholm, Sweden by Joy Deb.
Guitars and vocals recorded at Studio Eclipse in Söderhamn, Sweden by Wolverine and Oliver Philipps with technical assistance of Göran Hånell.
Lead guitar on "Pulse" recorded at Studio Kryptan in Hultsfred, Sweden by Lars Broddesson.
Additional editing and programming made at various places in Sweden by Marcus Losbjer.

Artwork by Marcus Losbjer.

Guest review by
BloodTears

Rating:
8.1
You know when you taste something you have never had before and you kind of like it? Communication Lost was like that for me. I had never tasted Wolverine before. But what does it taste like? Melodic progressive metal goodness.

It begins in an eerie mood with "Downfall", which is a premonition of what is to come, in the musical form of brooding emptiness. The album appeals to the emotions. There is also an underpinning feeling of things ending and of change. That seems to be a recurring theme stretching out to catch most songs.

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published 19.08.2011 | Comments (11)

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Stoat - 30.04.2011 at 01:54  
  So excited for this!
Milena - 17.06.2011 at 00:01  
Rating: 8 Can't wait to get around to listening to it.
Milena - 21.06.2011 at 17:08  
Rating: 8 Ohhh, just did, it's so beautiful.
BloodTears - 21.06.2011 at 19:17  
Rating: 8 I'm still unsure about what I feel about this one. I need more time.
KirkoCasteR - 25.06.2011 at 23:15  
Rating: 9 I heard the album & I'm sure I'll come back to this album again & again.

Into The Great Nothing & Your Favourite War really triggered my interest.
Behdad K2 - 02.07.2011 at 09:26  
Rating: 7
Written by KirkoCasteR on 25.06.2011 at 23:15

I heard the album & I'm sure I'll come back to this album again & again.

Into The Great Nothing & Your Favourite War really triggered my interest.


Not a fan of Progressive stuff, but I really liked Into The Great Nothing.
blatantandy - 02.07.2011 at 13:55  
Rating: 8 Yes, I like this album.
Not sure if I prefer it to the previous "Still" album though. Time will tell.
Starchild - 01.08.2011 at 23:00  
Rating: 9 Truly amazing and beautiful album. One of this year's finest prog albums. A must hear!
Night Sight - 12.08.2011 at 15:25  
  Not bad but i dont know if this is good album
AXA - 20.08.2011 at 04:45  
Rating: 8 Yes i like this album ,,, nice tune i never hear this style from long time ,this good band thanks BloodTears
Night Sight - 08.09.2011 at 12:26  
  4 songs are great "your favorite war" "in memory of me" "pulse" and "into the great nothing"
the lyrics are wonderful
it grew on me and now i think this is awesome album.
Umideath - 27.12.2011 at 11:25  
Rating: 7 "Into The Great Nothing" song.
NocturnalStalker - 22.01.2012 at 12:10  
Rating: 8 One of the best progressive metal albums of 2011, which says a lot as 2011 was a great year for progressive metal.
Every song has some vocal lines or melodies that are infectiously catchy, which is essential to this kind of music. I can't even specify what songs are greater than others.
Oh, and I also liked the drum solo in the title track.
Monolithic - 10.10.2012 at 18:14  
Rating: 10 It grew quite well on me, and it's something I would call "a personal album" since I became quite attached to it.
LeKiwi - 11.04.2013 at 00:07  
Rating: 9 Vocals are reminiscent of Lars' from Before the Dawn...nostalgia certain adds a few points Excellent album so far, even the mostly acoustic tracks are entrancing....

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