Conan - Blood Eagle


7.6 | 34 votes |
Release date: 28 February 2014
Style: Doom metal, Stoner metal

Owners:

30 have it
3 want it


01. Crown Of Talons
02. Total Conquest
03. Foehammer
04. Gravity Chasm
05. Horns For Teeth
06. Altar Of Grief

Line-up
Jon Davis - guitars, vocals
Paul O'Neill (I) - drums
Phil Coumbe - bass, vocals

Additional info
Release dates:
28.02.2014 GAS/FIN & BENELUX
03.03.2014 UK/Rest of Europe
05.03.2014 ESP/SWE/NOR
11.03.2014 USA/CAN

Staff review by
R'Vannith
Rating:
7.8
You might know Conan better as the given name of a certain barbarian, or a red-headed American talk show host. Stoner doom metal fans will also be starting to associate the name, if they haven't already, with this steamroller of a band from the UK. Despite the title for their latest album, Blood Eagle doesn't see their sound soaring to new heights, and why? Because it's too damn heavy to lift off the ground.

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published 24.03.2014 | Comments (3)

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05.03.2014 - 13:43
!J.O.O.E.!
Account deleted
Great, planet-sized sound and some nice songs going on, though repetition does set in from time to time. None of the songs quite match up to the single they released, though Horns For Teeth has some very sexy rhythms going on.
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29.03.2014 - 18:09
Rating: 7
Erik M.
Not bad, but nothing great either. Not a lot of variety going on. The vocals (shouts) are kind of annoying as well.
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29.03.2014 - 21:37
Vombatus
Potorro
^similar opinion I have.

Also, really liked Foehammer so the rest was a bit underwhelming. But the shouting vocals were quite a good point.
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29.07.2014 - 18:02
Rating: 8
NocturnalStalker
Metal Addict
Good, solid stoner/doom. Not innovative, but pleasing to the ears. I just wish they'd have more variety in vocal department. Those shouts make all the songs sound similar.
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"And we are not who we think we are
We are who we're afraid to be"
- Lux Occulta "The Opening of Eleventh Sephirah"
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03.08.2014 - 06:27
Rating: 6
Ilham
Giant robot
Yes, it does get boring for the same reasons Joe and Erik pointed out. It might be too heavy for its own good.
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