Buy for
$3.70
(3 items)

Release date: 1996
Style: Atmospheric black metal

Rating:

8.6 | 235 votes

Owners:

270 have it
36 want it


01. Angbands Schmieden
02. Nightshade Forests
03. Elfstone
04. Khazad Dúm
05. Kôr
06. Wyrmvater Glaurung
07. Unto A Long Glory...
08. Over Old Hills

Review
Lyrics (6)


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


Additional info
Released by Napalm Records.
Recorded and mixed at Tonstudio Hörnix by Georg Hrauda from 21-23.10.1996.
Inner sleeve castle painting was drawn for Summoning exclusively by Christian Sinn.
"Unto a Long Glory" is dedicated to Doris B.

Guest review by
dark awakening

Rating:
9.0
I noticed this band only a few months ago, but since the first notes it immediately caught my attention. The two "Tolkien-epic-men" Silenius and Protector are two great musicians; and the proof is their melodic reserch into each song. Infact, if you listen to this Summoning's album, there's always a keyboard part that gives strong emotions, completes the base riffs in a really catchy way and creates that atmosphere characteristic of the Atmospheric/Black Metal (a genre in which this band rules since 1993).

Read more ››
published 26.08.2006 | Comments (6)

Found in 12 lists
Top lists

Lokaeda And I Opened My Eyes...  | #23
Dark†SymphonY A List Of Tolkien Themed Metal Albums  | #34
Erik M. Summoning Albums: Best To Worst  | #6
Windir 50 Albums Of Pure Eargasm For The Ages  | #5
PocketMetal Summoning Albums : Best To Worst  | #1
Jericho Rehling Some Of My Black Metal Favorites  | #15
Svetopolk Svetopolk's Finest  | #3
farckashkun My Favorite Albums Of All Time  | #31
More lists with this album (12) | Create a list! ››



Comments

‹‹ Back to the Albums
Comments: 5  
Users visited: 293  
Search this topic:  


Luneth - 15.03.2011 at 13:41  
Rating: 10 Better than Stronghold imo.
guill62 - 16.05.2013 at 14:34  
  Different than Stronghold imo.
NocturnalStalker - 30.06.2013 at 15:33  
Rating: 9 I simply love this album.
LeKiwi - 22.12.2013 at 02:09  
Rating: 9 Already much better than OMD.
Erik M. - 29.03.2014 at 22:40  
Rating: 9
Written by LeKiwi on 22.12.2013 at 02:09

Already much better than OMD.


It's interesting that you think so. You know me, I love all their albums, but I still think OMD is better than this.

In any case, I recommend you to check out Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame. It was the last album of their discography I checked out but it's my favourite nonetheless. It really doesn't get more epic and majestic than that album. Honestly, Dol Guldur is rather boring compared to that one. Hell, even the likes of Joe love that album. It's a true masterpiece of epic black metal and it also has the most variety going on out of all Summoning albums, no doubt about that.

Advertise on Metal Storm


Login or register to post here.



Similar topics

Forum Topic Similarity Started
Reviews Summoning - Dol Guldur 6 26.08.2006 by dark awakening
Albums Summoning - Of Pale White Morns And Darkened Eves [EP] 4 11.11.2013 by Himedal
Albums Summoning - Lugburz 4 26.03.2011 by Averus
Albums The Exploited - Beat The Bastards 3 14.09.2012 by musicalkaratekid
Albums Dimmu Borgir - Devil's Path [EP] 3 03.02.2013 by Array



Hits total: 5760 | This month: 143