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ShadowRemains
November 6th 2011



20252 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

the production alone gives this an edge for me


do you have the version of EIF where the cymbals sound all washy, because there are downloads/versions out there which don't have that...

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
November 6th 2011



18063 Comments


Nah i just like the thick organic sound this has.

Digging: Huerco S - Colonial Patterns

DeafMetal
November 6th 2011



8584 Comments


need 2 hear this

Ire
November 6th 2011



41749 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

yea

liledman
November 6th 2011



3826 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

ulcerate are still much better than this, but these guys are showing great potential. wait til their next release to judge.

ShadowRemains
November 6th 2011



20252 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

wait til their next release to judge.


agreed strongly

ks1
November 6th 2011



55 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

The album title sounds like some mock name for a Pensioners Club. Just saying.

The album is actually pretty good, and I usually don't listen to this kind of sprawling-sounding stuff (Ulcerate, Immolation, Neurosis etc. - mistake, I know, dont bash me). Definitely will give this a few torough listens.

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
November 6th 2011



16263 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Ulcerate is way better

Digging: Ulver - Bergtatt

Wizard
November 6th 2011



19240 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0 | Sound Off

Glad I could stir up some conversation about what atmospheric dm really means.

I think a 3/3.5 would've been sufficient for this.

When something pops out of the genre this much in terms of sounding unique, it automatically gets a 4-4.5 from me for trying something new.

Ulcerate is way better

I don't think this is a fair comparison. Yes these guys do have some Ulcerate to them but then they just go off and do their own thing for the most part. I feel these guys and Ulcerate have more in come with Gorguts than they do with each other tbqh.

And one more thing, I don't expect people to agree with my rating just yet. It happens to fall into my sweet spot and I've had this album for quite some time now.

Digging: Cloak of Altering - Plague Beasts

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
November 6th 2011



16134 Comments


You should listen to Owl's self-titled album then, Karl.

Tyrael
November 6th 2011



20740 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Don't tell me you did, Angel

TheSpirit
November 6th 2011



17188 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I feel like there is definitely a specific vibe that is attached to what atmospheric death metal is. Of course dm has atmosphere but this has atmosphere if you know what I mean. Great read dude, definitely check this out.

Digging: vhmnt / blsphm - vhmnt / blsphm

Relinquished
November 6th 2011



24472 Comments


I agree that comparing this and Ulcerate is unfair. yeah this has that Streetcleaner atmosphere that I love.

ks1
November 6th 2011



55 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

BTW; that's a good opportunity to mention Gaza and Black Sheep Wall.

Relinquished
November 6th 2011



24472 Comments


nope

ks1
November 6th 2011



55 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

ok, then I won't mention GAZA and BLACK SHEEP WALL

I think that some of this album's audience might enjoy them.
Not all, but at least a few. It's always good to stumble upon something that's similar to things You enjoy, and a tad bir different, because it's safe, yet You can explore new stuff.



Relinquished
November 6th 2011



24472 Comments


I don't enjoy this because it's safe what are you talking about. and those bands don't sound like this.

TheSpirit
November 6th 2011



17188 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Gaza? Really?

ks1
November 6th 2011



55 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

It's a "safe bet" that You might like something a bit similar in structure and feel, BUT different sounding. As in - it is a safe choice if You were to go in not knowing what these are, but are open enough to different things that may be somewhat similar (thus hooking you in), but sufficiently different so that You don;t feel like You're having a Deja Vu.

That's what I meant. This album is not 'stylistically safe' - far from it.

Sorry, if You took it the wrong way.

I'm always glad to stumble upon good stuff, by a chance. That's all.



Relinquished
November 6th 2011



24472 Comments


again why are talking like you know that I listened to this because it was "a safe choice". just stop talking bro.



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