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Release date: 2003
Style: Symphonic power metal

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01. Prologue
02. Center Of The Universe
03. Farewell
04. Interlude I (Opiate Soul)
05. The Edge Of Paradise
06. Wander
07. Interlude II (Omen)
08. Descent Of The Archangel
09. Interlude III (At The Banquet)
10. A Feast For The Vain
11. On The Coldest Winter Night
12. Lost & Damned
13. Helena's Theme
14. Interlude IV (Dawn)
15. The Mourning After
16. III Ways To Epica
17. Like The Shadows [Japanese bonus]
18. Snow [Limited Enhanced Digipack bonus]

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Staff review by
Ivan

Rating:
10
Like the title suggests, the new Kamelot album is very epic - probably more than any other album I've heard, more orchestrated, more dramatic. And it totally destroys the entire Kamelot catalogue, taken together! I'm dead serious here - the previous Kamelot albums were great, but hardly any match for the glowing brilliance of Epica. It's a conceptual album with 10 songs and 6 interludes, which help to create the atmosphere . These interludes are also the only chance for you to catch your breath, because ALL 10 songs on Epica are absolute mindblowing masterpieces with no single flaw. NEVER I've heard an album with all songs so equally brilliant and powerful, which capture you and don't let go until the end.

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published 18.09.2003 | Comments (10)

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Luneth - 21.11.2010 at 15:04  
Rating: 7 Overrated.
Vikcen - 12.12.2010 at 15:12  
Rating: 10 One of my favorites in the power metal, its feeling is absolutely unique and special.
Yugosaki - 27.02.2011 at 01:27  
Rating: 10
Written by Vikcen on 12.12.2010 at 15:12

One of my favorites in the power metal, its feeling is absolutely unique and special.
Metal_4Ever - 07.09.2011 at 03:11  
Rating: 10 Awesome album for Kamelot!
advent - 21.04.2012 at 08:18  
Rating: 8 Nice but overrated.
LordHypnos - 02.10.2012 at 21:15  
Rating: 10 The best Kamelot album imo. Even better than The Black Halo!
serega25 - 02.10.2013 at 01:10  
Rating: 10 Melodic metal perfection.
Lord Dimitriy - 18.01.2014 at 14:34  
Rating: 6 Too overrated.. An average album
Laneth - 09.03.2014 at 23:30  
Rating: 10 I had to, in my own words, "condition" myself into liking this album - it was well worth it, as it is one of my favorites now. You just have to listen to it like it is a stageset musical rather than a metal album and all of the elements will come together and amaze you more with each listen. Center of the Universe is as fantastic as power metal gets.

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