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Release date: 2005
Style: Metalcore, Alternative thrash metal


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01. The End Of Everything
02. Rain
03. Pull Harder On The Strings Of Your Martyr
04. Drowned And Torn Asunder
05. Ascendancy
06. A Gunshot To The Head Of Trepidation
07. Like Light To Flies
08. Dying In Your Arms
09. The Deceived
10. Suffocating Sight
11. Departure
12. Declaration
13. Blinding Tears Will Break The Skies [2006 reedit bonus]
14. Washing Away Me In The Tides [2006 reedit bonus]
15. Master Of Puppets [Metallica cover] [2006 reedit bonus]
16. Dying In Your Arms [video mix] [2006 reedit bonus]

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The word trivium is an academic term from the middle ages used to describe the three subjects that were taught in universities at that time. It also serves as the root for the word trivial and indeed, Trivium more that lives up to its name as not only is it trivial, it is also mundane and superficial.

Trivium is yet another in the ever growing line of bands that sound like Killswitch Engage ie. - they play the commercial hybrid consisting mainly of metalcore and having some elements of thrash metal and Gothenburg melodic death metal. We all know the drill - growled/screamed verses, refrains sung in an off-key and whiny manner and an almost inhuman, sterile production which makes the whole thing seem like it was designed and not composed. Every record label these days must have one of these little bands in their arsenal and Trivium is reportedly Roadrunner's secret weapon. Well, RoadRunner must be keen to shoot blanks...

published 11.05.2005 | Comments (73)

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Novas - 26.02.2010 at 06:47  
Rating: 7 I first heard these guys on radio station 98 Rock specail night. They decide to do play some new bands & they picked Trivium's Metallica cover of "Master of Puppets". I loved the cover, & come to find out that they screamed, & somewhat thrashed. I got specail edition & some of their good songs are on it. Songs: "Rain", "Drowned & Torn Asunder", "A Gunshot to the Head of Trepidation", "Like Light to Flies", "Dying in Your Arms", "Departure", & "Master of Puppets". Trivium is a mixer of modern hardcore & old school thrash. START OFF WITH THIS ALBUM IF YOUR NEW !
Cynic Metalhead - 25.07.2011 at 19:13  
Rating: 7 Best album of them till yet!!!!!
Night Sight - 31.08.2011 at 12:31  
  Great album
best album of trivium
beyondtehdarksun - 31.08.2011 at 15:31  
Rating: 9 I agree, very underrated!
infernaldeath87 - 30.05.2012 at 15:13  
Rating: 10 Classic
Sword_Chant - 21.11.2012 at 18:45  
Rating: 10
Written by Night Sight on 31.08.2011 at 12:31

Great album
best album of trivium

Totally agree
Jokerslayer777 - 15.10.2013 at 22:03  
blackcanvas - 14.06.2015 at 00:40  
Rating: 10 Not a metalcore fan, but this album kicks ass. Definitely one of my all time favourites.
Guib - 13.09.2015 at 16:57  
Rating: 8 Definitely the best Trivium has to offer.
psykometal - 29.09.2015 at 18:19  
Written by Guib on 13.09.2015 at 16:57

Definitely the best Trivium has to offer.

Shogun is teh best.
Guib - 30.09.2015 at 01:04  
Rating: 8
Written by psykometal on 29.09.2015 at 18:19

Written by Guib on 13.09.2015 at 16:57

Definitely the best Trivium has to offer.

Shogun is teh best.

Lit. - 30.09.2015 at 17:33  
Written by Guib on 30.09.2015 at 01:04

No. Yes.

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