Therion Vovin
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Confessed2005
December 19th 2007


3314 Comments


Nobody mentioned that Opeth hail from Sweden which I find quite funny.

These guys were at Hellfest 2007 but I was far too tired to go and check them out. They sounded okay from what I could hear even though this isn't really the kind of metal I'd listen to.

Wizard
December 19th 2007


19644 Comments


Excellent review balls. Your points are very clear and well written. Just one little grammatical error:

A classical influenced piece of music. Epic, haunting, and great.

I think you mean 'classically'.
You've intrigued me about these guys. I will add this to my list of check-outs.

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BallsToTheWall
December 19th 2007


44805 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

I missed that, thanks. This is a pretty cool album althought it might take a bit of time.

Wizard
December 19th 2007


19644 Comments


I love the grower albums. They are the ones that will be listened to for the rest of my life...ie. Any Neurosis album!
Hahahahah not to nit-pick, but I think you spelled 'Classically' wrong this time hahaha!This Message Edited On 12.19.07

StreetlightRock
Emeritus
December 20th 2007


3781 Comments


Grower Smower.

Loved this album the first time I heard it.

Leviathan8937
February 19th 2011


264 Comments


therion and martina astner made one of the best albums of the 90's ,I love this band ,specially in this album

linguist2011
Contributing Reviewer
April 11th 2012


1922 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

The fact that most of the songs on 'Vovin' have a slow build-up may put some listeners off, but it's really the level of quality here that shows Therion's true talents. Aside from the quite obvious classical influences involving pianos, cellos and violins, the guitar work and vocals are each handled very well. Song structures are experimented with and used to grandiose and sublime effect, giving off repetitive songs here, there and literally everywhere. I do prefer Therion as the 'classical' band, though their older material also shows some good work as far as musicianship is concerned.

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manosg
January 24th 2013


6732 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

My favorite Therion album. I can't remember the last time I listened to this album.

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Havey
April 3rd 2013


9810 Comments


balls in 07 aw

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Keyblade
April 3rd 2013


15436 Comments


balls used to kueef hard

great album tho

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BigPleb
April 3rd 2013


38005 Comments


Are you flippin me off?

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Keyblade
April 3rd 2013


15436 Comments


peraps u wanna make somefin ov it

BigPleb
April 3rd 2013


38005 Comments


No, especially when you start pullin the 'ovs' out.

Keyblade
April 3rd 2013


15436 Comments


swhat i fought

CaptainDooRight
April 22nd 2013


30335 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

so weak


manosg
April 22nd 2013


6732 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Not your cup of tea I see, captain.

CaptainDooRight
April 22nd 2013


30335 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

not at all

i can't diss them venturing into this style and that's not the thing it all

i just feel this is poorly composed, it does nothing for me and everything feels underwhelming and disjointed

I don't understand the need to change their style like they did as they were actually onto something but before they could reach their azimuth they change everything they work hard to accomplish and keep starting over again

manosg
April 22nd 2013


6732 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

hehe, I see where you're coming from. The first album I listened from these guys was Theli and then it was this one, so I didn't go through their change of style.

deslad
July 20th 2014


392 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Exceptional album, almost perfect for me.

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