Release date: 15 July 2013
Style: Funeral doom metal, Death metal

Rating:

6.7 | 10 votes

Owners:

6 have it
1 wants it


01. Intro
02. No God Above, No Devil Below
03. Shades Of Black
04. Unsacred
05. Legacy Of Soul
06. Path Of Sorrow
07. Beneath The Lies
08. The Ordinary Eyes

Review


Line-up
Fabio De Paula - guitars, vocals, keyboards
Alexandre Vida - bass


Additional info
Recorded at Hell Inc. Studios.
Produced by Fabio De Paula.

Cover art and design direction: HellLight & Rodrigo Balan.

Staff review by
BoxCar Willy

Rating:
6.0
It's heavy, it's slow, it's oppressing aaaaaaand…

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published 17.08.2013 | Comments (13)



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NocturnalStalker - 05.10.2013 at 19:36  
Rating: 8 I'm utterly surprised by such a low rating this album has. Surely, it's not a masterpiece, but the music is not bad at all. On contrary, the musicians have a great sense of melody (sometimes reminiscent of Pantheist). For example, Shades Of Black has one of the catchiest doom metal melodies I've ever listened to. And I've listened to a lot of extreme doom metal in the last years.
The only downside of this album is that it gets a bit repetitive, but, then again, I guess, it's just a matter of getting absorbed into the music. Or not.
In my case the personal connection with the music was successfully established.
Troy Killjoy - 26.11.2013 at 04:18  
 
Written by NocturnalStalker on 05.10.2013 at 19:36
I'm utterly surprised by such a low rating this album has. Surely, it's not a masterpiece, but the music is not bad at all.

I'm with you on that one. This is far from original but it gets the job done. The melodies aren't too intricate and the atmosphere isn't too daunting, but overall I'd say these guys successfully mix the heavier aspects of funeral doom with the epic clean vocals that are typical of traditional doom. In my opinion the production falls a little flat, though. I think they were focused on creating somewhat of a "light" album to complement the clean vocals, but ultimately this took away any weight the keyboards would have had.
BitterCOld - 26.11.2013 at 04:36  
Rating: 6 6.7 is closer to good than average... hardly a low score.
Troy Killjoy - 26.11.2013 at 04:56  
 
Written by BitterCOld on 26.11.2013 at 04:36
6.7 is closer to good than average... hardly a low score.

I figured it might at least be floating around the 7.3-7.5 range. I suppose it's getting a pretty honest score though.

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