Release date: 21 March 2014
Style: Doom metal


7.9 | 45 votes


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01. Пророк
02. Имя на стене
03. Воскресение
04. Дети Биркенау
05. Грязный герой
06. Как философия губит самоотверженных, бескорыстных бюрократов
07. Белорусский снег
08. Всегда так было
09. Этой песни нет
10. Трос, грузовик и темный балкон


Erkki "Knyaz" Seppänen - vocals
Sami "Lopashnikov" Lopakka - guitars
Sami Kukkohovi - guitars
Antti Karihtala - drums
Jaska T. "Vasili Verkhovsky" Ylä-Rautio - bass

Additional info
Luxurious 6-panel digipak, including a 16-page booklet with Cyrillic Russian lyrics and English translations.

The artwork is based on Petri Laurell's photographs shot in the ghost town of Pripyat, Ukraine, next to what used to be the nuclear power plant of Chernobyl.

Title translation:

The Names On The Wall
01. Prorok (The Prophet)
02. Imya Na Stene (The Names On The Wall)
03. Voskresenie (Resurrection)
04. Deti Birkenau (The Children Of Birkenau)
05. Gryaznyi Geroi (The Filthy Hero)
06. Kak Filosofiya Gubit Samootverzhennykh, Beskorystnykh Byurokratov (As Philosophy Ruins Unprejudiced, Selfless Bureaucrats)
07. Belorusskii Sneg (Belarussian Snow)
08. Vsegda Tak Bylo (It's Always Been This Way)
09. Etoi Pesni Net (This Song Is Not)
10. Tros, Gruzovik I Temnyi Balkon (A Rope, A Truck And A Dark Balcony)

Staff review by

Kypck's first album was a masterpiece - a devastatingly heavy and bleak ice-cold doom tomb that sounded like it had just stumbled in from the gulag. Their follow-up left something to be desired, with some songs that just didn't quite finish telling their stories, and others that never had much of one in the first place. So what direction does Имена на стене take?

published 06.04.2014 | Comments (8)

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Bad English - 18.03.2014 at 14:14  
  Good one typocal kursk band album, good doom
ThomasBryant - 23.03.2014 at 07:37  
Rating: 10 I just listened to it again and now I really like this album.
Reaper_Redeamer - 04.05.2014 at 16:40  
Rating: 8 Very very good! Quality stuff
NocturnalStalker - 07.09.2014 at 08:54  
Rating: 9 Quite surprisingly, given how Erkki said about how difficult the process of songwriting for this album was, I now consider it the best Kypck record to this date. All the songs fit in, whether the more depressive kind (such as Имя на стене, Трос, грузовик и темный балкон or really heavy lyrics-wise Дети Биркенау) or the almost "cheery" kind of doom (such as Воскресение or Грязный герой).
My personal favourite tracks: Пророк, Имя на стене, Дети Биркенау, Всегда так было, Трос, грузовик и темный балкон.

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