Leaves' Eyes - King Of Kings



7.9 | 96 votes |
Release date: 11 September 2015
Style: Symphonic metal

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Disc I
01. Sweven
02. King Of Kings
03. Halvdan The Black
04. The Waking Eye
05. Feast Of The Year
06. Vengeance Venom
07. Sacred Vow
08. Edge Of Steel [Feat. Simone Simons]
09. Haraldskvæði
10. Blazing Waters [Feat Lindy-Fay Hella]
11. Swords In Rock
12. Spellbound
13. Trail Of Blood

Disc II [limited edition digibook bonus]
01. The Walking Eye [Piano version]
02. Swords In Rock [Acoustic version]
03. Vengeance Venom [Acoustic version]
04. Sweven [Instrumental version]
05. Vengeance Venom [Instrumental version]
06. Halvdan The Black [Instrumental version]
07. The Walking Eye [Instrumental version]
08. Feast Of The Year [Alternate version]
09. Vengeance Venom [Instrumental version]
10. Scred Vow [Instrumental version]
11. Edge Of Steel [Instrumental version]
12. Haraldskvaedi [Instrumental version]
13. Blazing Waters [Instrumental version]
14. Swords In Rock [Instrumental version]

Line-up
Alexander Krull - vocals, programming
Liv Kristine - vocals
Thorsten Bauer - guitars
Sander van der Meer - guitars
Pete Streit - guitars
Joris Nijenhuis - drums
John-Bart Van Der Wal - bass

Guest musicians
Simone Simons - vocals
Lindy-Fay Hella - vocals

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Comments: 12   Visited by: 315 users
18.06.2015 - 20:56
Rating: 8
furyandtitans
If it's more like Njord or Vinland Saga than Symphonies, I'm super excited!
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09.09.2015 - 15:17
FeskarN
Simone Simmons sings on one track, sounds pretty good!

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The Land Is Silent... Before The Storm!
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10.09.2015 - 20:27
annodomini
I must admit, that I didn't expected this. It's the most interesting LE album since Vinland Saga. Real Viking stuff, with lots of acoustic sounds and surprisingly descent written music.
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12.09.2015 - 00:23
Rating: 8
SoUnDs LiKe PoP
I'm a few tracks in, and so far this is sounding like their best album since Vinland Saga.
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I lift weights and listen to metal
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15.09.2015 - 03:08
MelancholiaC
They really need to stop writing songs like Halvdan The Black - it sounds so much like a watered-down Epica song that I thought I was listening to a ripoff of The Quantum Enigma! Albums like Vinland Saga had so much of their own identity, I don't understand why they're trying to imitating other (more successful) symphonic acts.
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18.09.2015 - 20:28
Rating: 9
Ismarmlp
Amazing album!!!
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24.09.2015 - 06:58
Rating: 8
SoUnDs LiKe PoP
Giving more listens, but a couple listens through and very pleasantly surprised by how well done this album is. I really wasn't expecting much after the last album.
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I lift weights and listen to metal
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20.10.2015 - 16:25
Rating: 5
Jeeers
Getting more and more cheesy with each album.
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08.11.2015 - 09:43
Rating: 5
Stereolab42
Ugh, their worst album. I think they're out of gas and out of ideas.
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16.11.2015 - 09:56
angel_heart
They're getting weaker and more uninspired by the album, this one is so boring and repetitive and even Liv's voice sounds bad. I guess she's trying to try something different, but it doesn't work, her charm was in that sweet voice, not in some badly produced operatic squeeks.
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16.11.2015 - 17:55
Jason W.
Razorbliss
Simply cannot get into this band anymore. The guitar tone just drives me away, and the song writing is so bland. Ahh, well.
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"After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music." - Aldous Huxley
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17.12.2015 - 04:13
Rating: 3
Zykloncrawaxx
Liv sounds great as always, and the songs have more going for them than any on Symphonies Of The Night did. However, pretty much every song is fundamentally flawed because they aren't written to compliment Liv's singing, or anyone's talent really. They are written to lead into some chorus specifically for Alexander Krull to gargle 3 or 4 words every other measure and feel like he's a good vocalist. Yet another Leave's Eyes album ruined by his insistence to add his shit vocals. He sounds like he chews up a bunch of bees before recording them so his tongue is swollen ten times bigger. He can barely enunciate simple one syllable words.

Oh yeah, and including a second disc with instrumental versions was kind of pointless. Now if they were "Krull free" versions.....
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