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Release date: 1999
Style: Symphonic gothic metal


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01. Beyond The Veil
02. Aphelion
03. A Sequel Of Decay
04. Opus Relinque
05. Lethean River
06. ...Of Ruins And A Red Nightfall
07. Simbelmyne
08. Angina
09. Heretique
10. Dementia

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"Beyond The Veil" is the second full-length album by the Norwegian act Tristania. It was released in 1999 and so far this is claimed to be their best release and righteously so. In this album the symphonic Gothic style is most perfectly defined and highlights every track on this release with heavy and dark beauty. Even better, one never gets the feeling of clichés or beauty vs beast influences while listening to "Beyond The Veil". Pure quality music only... plus undressed girls on the cover are always nice to see.

published 12.04.2008 | Comments (6)

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Nightmaremaker - 21.06.2010 at 05:37  
Unhealer - 18.03.2011 at 00:11  
Rating: 10 Among my fav albums ever.

Too bad the duet Veland/Moen stopped working together after this album. Those two made a really unique style.
And Vibeke's angelical voice... I surely miss that.

Such a dirty yet beautiful album at the same time, masterpiece, yessir.
Dragoth - 24.02.2015 at 15:31  
  In my opinion Beyond the Veil is the one of the best pieces of so called gothic metal.
All honour to Morten Veland.
Promonex - 24.02.2015 at 17:55  
Rating: 10
Written by Dragoth on 24.02.2015 at 15:31

In my opinion Beyond the Veil is the one of the best pieces of so called gothic metal.
All honour to Morten Veland.

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