Witherscape - The Inheritance


8.4 | 299 votes |
Release date: 26 July 2013
Style: Atmospheric death metal, Extreme progressive metal

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01. Mother Of The Soul
02. Astrid Falls [feat. Eddie Risdal]
03. Dead For A Day
04. Dying For The Sun [feat. Joel Selsfors & Paul Kuhr]
05. To The Calling Of Blood And Dreams
06. The Math Of The Myth
07. Crawling From Validity
08. The Wedlock Observation [feat. Eddie Risdal, Morten Jørgensen & Paul Kuhr]
09. The Inheritance
10. Last Rose Of Summer [Judas Priest cover] [Mediabook bonus]
11. A Cry For Everyone [Gentle Giant cover] [Mediabook bonus]

Line-up
Dan Erland Swanö - drums, keyboards, vocals
Ragnar Widerberg - bass, guitars

Guest musicians
Morten Møller Jørgensen - vocals
Paul Kuhr - vocals
Eddie Risdal - vocals
Joel Selsfors - moog solo

Additional info
Available editions:
Jewelcase CD with enhancement: two alternative album mixes (Full Dynamics & MP3 mix)
Mediabook CD with enhancement, extended artwork and two bonus tracks:
 10. Last Rose of Summer (Judas Priest cover)
 11. A Cry for Everyone (Gentle Giant cover)
LP version including enhanced CD
 - transparent blue
 - transparent purple
 - transparent pink (USA exclusive)
 - regular black

Mixing and mastering by Dan Swanö.
Artwork by Travis Smith.
Lyrics by Paul Kuhr.

Staff review by
R'Vannith
Rating:
8.3
Witherscape is yet another Swanö project and one which offers progressive death metal thematically and aesthetically caste in a gothic atmosphere. With a keyboard rich texture The Inheritance naturally receives the wealth of inspiration the name Swanö has come to guarantee, as it benefits from a structural integrity shown in the likes of Moontower and Edge Of Sanity's releases.

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published 13.08.2013 | Comments (16)

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07.02.2014 - 21:20
Rating: 8
Schnabeltier 24
Didn't expect something so varied !
Dan's creativity seems to be boundless
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Hey there, tiny wench !
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10.04.2014 - 06:49
3rdWorld
China was a neat
Amazing album indeed, didn't expect something this good and the album has a lot of replay value.
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17.04.2014 - 14:12
Rating: 5
Dr. Strawberry
This album bored me a lot.
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26.06.2014 - 12:46
Rating: 8
yeah1980
Dan Swanö cannot be a surprise. But I didnt know about this project until a few weeks ago, my fault...
This album i a very good summary of what Dan did in his unbelievable career, and the quality of song in definitely hi.
The only "Dead For A Day" is worth the purchase of the album.
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"Be water, my friend" (Bruce Lee)
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02.11.2014 - 23:20
Rating: 9
Lokasenna
Sounds like Dan woke up one day and said "Alright, let's pretend to be Opeth". Can't really complain about that.
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17.09.2015 - 15:08
Bad English
Masterchief
Great one, I like this one since I heard song from MS news. I like this I like how dan sings he should do clean vox, it works just fine, emotionally it works, IMO band should replace name prog whit something else , many cases name prog scares away, I have no intense listen DT , never works, as many prog, some works as this and FW... prog should be judged individually, rest of genres 80% can be good, in prof maybe 5% , anyway this is good one
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Life is to short for LOVE, there is many great things to do online !!!

Stormtroopers of Death - ''Speak English or Die''

I better die, because I never will learn speek english, so I choose dieing
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15.09.2016 - 20:58
3rdWorld
China was a neat
I kinda always thought, back from when I listened to this album that Swano is the one who is playing the guitars here considering how insanely cool and un-fucking-believable it is. But whoever that Ragnar guy is, I'd say he showed how good Swedish progressive melodic death metal can really be. /Respect.
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31.01.2019 - 09:47
Rating: 8
Mountain King
K i K o
Damn, I am surprised how good this project is. Really good music, heavy and proggy riffs, cool vocals and even the growls are great. Nice oriental and exotic melodies in some songs.
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31.01.2019 - 12:39
Rating: 8
Starvynth
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Written by Mountain King on 31.01.2019 at 09:47

Damn, I am surprised how good this project is. Really good music, heavy and proggy riffs, cool vocals and even the growls are great. Nice oriental and exotic melodies in some songs.

+1

I am quite sure Swanö is one of the most talented songwriters and multi instrumentalists ever - and I am very sure he is the most diversified metal vocalist of all time.
The compass of his voice and his range of vocal styles are nothing but unbelievably impressive:
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21.10.2019 - 04:35
Rating: 8
Seba Raven Rock
Amazing album!
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