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Release date: 3 November 2000
Style: Black metal, Folk metal


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01. Astral And Arcane
02. Algol
03. A Dialogue With The Stars
04. Cosmic Genesis
05. Om Regnbagen Matererialiserades
06. Avs Memorativa
07. Rainbow Demon [Uriah Heep cover]
08. Naturens Galleri
09. The Enigmatic Spirit

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Andreas "Vintersorg" Hedlund - vocals, guitars, bass, keyboards
Mattias Marklund - guitars

Guest musicians
Nisse Johansson - keyboards

Additional info
Recorded, mixed and mastered Ballerina Audio AB, July 2000.
Drums & keyboards recorded at Seven Stars, March-April 2000.
Produced by Vintersorg & Mattias Marklund with Nils Johansson as co-producer.
Engineered by Nils Johansson.

Layout design by Jens Rydén with basic ideas by Vintersorg.
Layout computerization by Jens Rydén.
Band photos by Newens.

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Vintersorg is a very interesting band to be sure, originally the band started out as the solo project of virtuoso Andreas "Vintersorg" Hedlund and after many years and various stylistic changes, here we are. Cosmic Genesis, which was released in the year 2000, is the culmination of Hedlund's musical creativity; being labelled as a Black Folk album (think Falkenbach) all songs on it have a very heavy sound with Hedlund's famous screams prevalent throughout. What makes this album so special is the mix of progressive elements that help the songs stray away from the common criticism of "all black metal songs sounding the same."

published 06.02.2011 | Comments (1)

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monur - 05.10.2012 at 13:54  
Rating: 9 One of the best albums i have yet to listen to. A very different kind of musical talent.
NocturnalStalker - 02.05.2013 at 13:50  
Rating: 9 With this album Vintersorg trod on a new path - the path of progressive sounds and philosophical themes. And the first step on this path, which is Cosmic Genesis, was very successful - it's still one of my favourite albums of the band.

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