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CladInShadows971
April 29th 2011


13 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

I really don't see how this album could have come out any better. I've been blown away by it.

The whole thing is streaming on their Facebook btw

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
April 29th 2011


8905 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

this isn't really 5 material, it's great but not more than that :]

Willie
Moderator
April 29th 2011


16054 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I really don't see how this album could have come out any better. I've been blown away by it.
It's a great album, no doubt, but I can't see how this is a classic. They've managed to make an album that could fit between Ceremony of Opposites and Passage and that's great considering where they were just five years ago, but it's not classic. They had a larger array of cool percussive elements on Passage (Jupiterian Vibe comes right to mind) and Ceremony of Opposites is referred to as 'post-black metal' by people so that has to count for something ;)

FatChickIrl
April 29th 2011


4096 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

got check this out so bad

Apollo
April 30th 2011


10340 Comments


intrigued. great review Willie

ev0ken
April 30th 2011


586 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

got track 6 stuck in my head.

ZippaThaRippa
April 30th 2011


2436 Comments


In the deep is super cool

Acanthus
April 30th 2011


9543 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

This is a really interesting mix, giving the stream a listen and while it is not superb it is quite good so far.

Digging: The Knife - Deep Cuts

Ending
April 30th 2011


1918 Comments


I actually kind of like this... perhaps I'll go back and relisten to Passage for the first time in about a year, and maybe my opinion will change.

While I'm at it, is it even worth revisiting Above, which I listened to about a year back as well?

Willie
Moderator
April 30th 2011


16054 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Above is good, but it doesn't really have the typical Samael style on it. It's just high-speed industrial black metal from start to finish. Go back and revisit Ceremony of Opposites.

Ending
April 30th 2011


1918 Comments


Alright will do. Passage is sounding better than I remember it being; this band is pretty cool sounding based off of that and this.

witchxrapist
April 30th 2011


11044 Comments


dudes cant even spell samuel right

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
April 30th 2011


6220 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

i would pos, if i could :P

great review Trey, being thinking of adopting this short format for my future write-ups sometime in the future.

Ceremony of Opposites and Passage have been irrevocably carved onto the asperities of my brain.....

i must get this asap....

Digging: Seduced (AT) - The Proclamation

witchxrapist
April 30th 2011


11044 Comments


lol, used to get so much shit about my reviews being too short

coneren
May 1st 2011


11111 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Listening to this now

Acanthus
May 1st 2011


9543 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I really feel like this could grow one me rating wise, its got a strong presence from track to track.

Ponton
Emeritus
May 1st 2011


5806 Comments


It's solid.



Digging: Ben Howard - I Forget Where We Were

Wizard
May 1st 2011


19550 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I enjoyed their full-force industrial bm of Above.

Digging: Nero Di Marte - Derivae

Willie
Moderator
May 1st 2011


16054 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I like that one with headphones, but it's just a wall of noise in my car.

Hawks
May 1st 2011


35838 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Really good album.



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