Sorcerer - In The Shadow Of The Inverted Cross



7.9 | 47 votes |
Release date: 24 March 2015
Style: Epic doom metal

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01. The Dark Tower Of The Sorcerer
02. Sumerian Script
03. Lake Of The Lost Souls
04. Excorcise The Demon
05. In The Shadow Of The Inverted Cross
06. Prayers For A King
07. The Gates Of Hell
08. Pagans Dance

Line-up
Anders Engberg - vocals
Kristian Niemann - guitars
Peter Hallgren - guitars
Robert Iversen - drums
Johnny Hagel - bass

Guest musicians
Conny Welén - keyboards, backing vocals

Additional info
Vocals recorded and produced at Stone Tower studios by Conny Welén.
Johnny's bass and Kristian's guitars were recorded at Studio Strypronk.
Peter's guitars were recorded at Green Hall studios.
Drums, acoustic guitars and additional guitars recorded at Studio Roadkill.

Produced by Sorcerer.
Edited by Robert Iversen.
Mixed by Ronnie Björnström.
Mastered by Jens Bogren.
Artwork by Jani Stefanovic.
Photos by Hasses Lindén.

Staff review by
ScreamingSteelUS
Rating:
8.0
Crawling out of the depths of history come Sorcerer, the Swedish epic doom band whose story is similar to that of recent successes Hell; they came into being back in 1988, but disintegrated shortly, leaving only a handful of demos and compilations to trickle out periodically over the decades. In 2010, vocalist Anders Engberg and bassist Johnny Hagel resurrected the band with some new blood, eventually getting around to recording a proper album. It might be 27 years overdue, but In The Shadow Of The Inverted Cross constitutes Sorcerer's official full-length debut; unlike Hell, however, Sorcerer have chosen to let their old demos stand as they are, opting instead to fill their first true album with all-new material.

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published 15.04.2015 | Comments (3)

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28.02.2015 - 19:06
bblitz
This reminds me of Candlemass glory days...
Hope album will please doom and heavy metal fans.
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01.01.2017 - 23:30
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Masterchief
Awesome, its a bit epic as Candlemass glory days indeed, great one, a doom where all are in higherst level, maybe not poetical lyrics but all fits into music, spinned this one whole weekend, and its still awesome . Why I did not hear about this band before
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