Vintersorg - Visions From The Spiral Generator


7.9 | 107 votes |
Release date: 14 June 2002
Style: Black metal, Progressive metal, Folk metal

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01. Quotation
02. Vem Styr Symmetrin?
03. A Metaphysical Drama
04. Universums Dunkla Alfabet
05. E.S.P. Mirage (Visions From The Spiral Generator)
06. Spegelsfaren
07. The Explorer
08. A Star-guarded Coronation
09. Trance Locator

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

Session musicians
Asgeir Mickelson - drums
Steve DiGiorgio - bass

Guest musicians
Lars Are "Lazare" Nedland - hammond organ on track 3
Nisse Johansson - keyboards, hammond organ on track 4

Additional info
Recording locations:
Seven Stars: keyboards, during 2001.
Ballerina Audio AB: vocals, guitars, loop editing, hammond and additional keyboards, December 2001.
TopRoom Studio: drums, January 2002; hammond, April 2002.
Nu-Tone Studio: bass, March 2002.

Engineers:
Vintersorg & Mattias Marklund at Seven Stars.
Nils Johansson at Ballerina Audio AB.
Børge Finstad at TopRoom Studio.
Chris Dugan at Nu-Tone Studio.

Produced by the Vintersorgs.
Mixed at TopRoom Studio, April 2002 by Børge Finstad and the Vintersorgs.
Mastered at Masterhuset.
Grammatical corrections by Jeff Wagner.
Photos by Paulina Holmgren, Darren Travis and Asgeir Mickelson.
Design by Asgeir Mickelson at MultiMono.

Staff review by
Demonic Tutor
Rating:
8.6
First, this album is supposed to be 'extended black metal' but it's all but black metal! Closer to progressive cosmic doom/death metal in fact . Anyway, Visions From the Spiral Generator is a fuckin' great release! I like this album so much that my first feeling was to hear an Opeth's side project . You want to hear incredible stuff? Vintersorg - also the name of the singer/guitar player - makes all vocals from death grunts to angelic voices. Great performance dude! I know he's also Borknagar's lead singer but I've never heard that band before, so it would be difficult for me to compare Vintersorg with Borknagar. Talking about Borknagar, the drummer on Visions From the Spiral Generator is Borknagar's drummer too . And talking about line-up, it has to be said that Steve Di Giorgio - former bass god of Death and Testament - plays on that album too. Thence tremendous bass parts

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04.05.2013 - 11:44
Rating: 9
NocturnalStalker
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The Vintersorgs continue on their path towards progressive sound with this album, which is reinforced by using the power of Asgeir Mickelson and Steve DiGiorgio. In the end, we have another great album.
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