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Eternal Storm - A Giant Bound To Fall

8.1 | 155 votes |
Release date: 16 February 2024
Style: Melodic death metal


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01. An Abyss Of Unreason
02. A Dim Illusion [feat. Sven de Caluw茅]
03. There Was A Wall
04. Last Refuge [feat. Kheryon and Paul R. Flys]
05. Eclipse
06. Lone Tree Domain
07. The Sleepers
08. The Void
09. A Giant Bound To Fall

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With first Persefone and now Eternal Storm, Daniel R. Flys has appeared, within the span of a fortnight, on two records that will doubtless rank among the best that 2024 has to offer in progressive melodeath come year end.

published 15.02.2024 | Comments (4)

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09.11.2023 - 11:53
Theory Snob
One of the few promising melodeath bands today.
"I am too stupid to be human, and I lack common sense." - Proverbs 30:2
"Music? Well, it's just entertainment, folks!" - Devin Townsend

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03.12.2023 - 07:16
Can't wait this one
If it's too loud
You're too old !
16.02.2024 - 08:12
Thanks for putting this on my radar !
16.02.2024 - 20:21
Rating: 8
A Nice Guy
Band's such as Insomnium, Be'lakor, and Omnium Gatherum from the melancholic side of melodeath have proven difficult for me to get into in the past, and this band seems to come under that particular category. However, these guys have somehow, really hit the nail on the head for me.

The quality is very consistent throughout this album, there's some exceptional emotionally charged songwriting with very few dull moments despite it's length, and excellent all-round musicianship performances on display. I'm very impressed I must say.
17.02.2024 - 12:50
Rating: 8
Damn this was greater than I expected, always Down for melancholic blistering melodeath, songwriting is on point, and the melodies are enchanting. Bravo!

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18.02.2024 - 09:19
Rating: 9
Very, very interesting. I never heard them before so it was quite a discovery for me. Great album. I will be spinning it for weeks. I am totally hooked.
18.02.2024 - 20:54
Rating: 8
Tom Muller
Nice surprise. Very good album
Can you see it
19.02.2024 - 14:39
Rating: 7
High Fist Prog
I'm conflicted...there are some great sounding moments on this album, but there are these passages or entire songs detract from the experience. One moment I'm listening to first-rate melodeath and then bedroom guitarist licks in the next.

To be specific, my gripe is mostly with the guitars (though the other instruments and vocals suffer similarly at points)'s almost as if the two guitarists contributed equally, but had no influence on what the other wrote. And when the two skill-levels are placed side by side together it's really jarring.

The best example of the writing I'm talking about is "There Was A Wall". I just can't conceptualise how it's the same band that wrote the goosebump-raising moment at ~01:00 of "A Dim Illusion".

Anyhow, I know I'm in the minority and sound very harsh. Maybe someone has a better way of articulating this than I do.
19.02.2024 - 18:58
A Real M枚nkey
Finally a melodeath band with some cajones.
"Change the world. My final message. Goodbye."

~Last words of Harambe, seconds before he was shot, according to child he shielded from gunfire
24.02.2024 - 00:40
Besides Mors Principium Est, Be'lakor, & a splash of Insomnium I think MDM sucks & is extremely generic. I literally like almost nothing that comes from that scene even though I keep trying the "great new MDM album" that comes out, which invariably is disappointing and deriv. This album is a rare exception, well done guys. Really strong songwriting. I'm still figuring out my favorites but the first two tracks keep standing out to me.
24.03.2024 - 19:34
Rating: 9
I really don't know how did I miss their debut album and that too from my favorite genre. This album is An aoty contender for the genre. 'Last Refuge' is a repeat listen for me.
In the beginning I was made of clay. Then I bit the apple and they changed me to metal 馃
28.03.2024 - 19:14
Rating: 8
Its a LONG album. Without being crazy original, after given the appropriate time with it, it REALLY grows on you!

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