Summoning - Minas Morgul


8.5 | 276 votes |
Release date: 16 October 1995
Style: Atmospheric black metal

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01. Soul Wandering
02. Lugburz
03. The Passing Of The Grey Company
04. Morthond
05. Marching Homewards
06. Orthanc
07. Ungolianth
08. Dagor Bragollach
09. Through The Forest Of Dol Guldur
10. The Legend Of The Master-Ring
11. Dor Daedeloth

Line-up
Richard "Protector" Lederer - vocals, guitars, keyboards
Michael "Silenius" Gregor - vocals, bass, keyboards

Additional info
Released by Napalm Records.

Produced and mixed by Georg Hrauda and Summoning at Tonstudio Hörnix.

Guest review by
Silent Creeper
Rating:
10
Minas Morgul, the second Summoning album, was released just six months after their debut "Lugburz", when the band was still pretty unknown even if they were already under Napalm Records. This was also their breakthrough album, with which they became known to a larger metal audience and still remains as one of the most appreciated Black Metal releases.

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published 12.07.2007 | Comments (6)

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08.10.2010 - 22:36
Rating: 9
Sulac
Amazing record by an amazing band... Have to say I prefer it over Dol Guldur.
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08.10.2010 - 23:22
Ellrohir
Heaven Knight
Me don't but very good indeed
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So behold the flight of the sapphire dragon
soaring through the skies once again


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30.10.2015 - 04:49
Rating: 6
Dima
Argh that super high pitched squeaky sound that plays in track 9 is unbearable! Rest ain't bad, Morthond is the highlight for me.
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03.11.2016 - 01:10
Rating: 9
Reaper_Redeamer
Written by VIG on 15.10.2016 at 17:48

Written by Sulac on 08.10.2010 at 22:36

Amazing record by an amazing band... Have to say I prefer it over Dol Guldur.

I prefer this over all Summoning releases


My second favorite, but it was released back in 1995 making it the father of all summoning albums after their turn to the atmospheric approach.
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04.12.2016 - 20:39
Rating: 10
Ryanm123
Album that introduced me to the band, will always be a special album for me. Love the album art too.
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15.12.2016 - 21:39
3rdWorld
The Psilosopher
The synths at the start and most of the keyboards doesn't sound much like electronic instruments and very flute/wind instrument-like or maybe they were indeed trying for a artificial orchestral sound. Really haunting and evocative at any rate and very very atmospheric too. Couldn't enjoy it first after Lugburz and it took me quite a bit of time to adjust to this less metal and more symphonic/ambient sound. But damn, this is really good. And yeah that cover is breathtaking awesome.
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