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kingsoby1
Emeritus
May 29th 2012


4950 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

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kingsoby1
Emeritus
May 29th 2012


4950 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

also, i'm listening to ana kefr right now guys, and it is not even close to the same level tbh...

Scoot
May 29th 2012


17814 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

meh, not budging either way atm

7:50 in tapestry is the best part of the album

Wolfhorde
May 29th 2012


13645 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

"just a tad, i feel better about it"
We both knew this would happen.

Dimor
May 29th 2012


1780 Comments


yeh this is some good stuff. Only 2 tracks in so far but it sounds cool no doubt.

steventon
May 29th 2012


152 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

This is pretty cool though I agree Ana Kefr are better. This is pretty bloated at points. Vocals are pretty average too. "Of The Leper Butterflies" rips though.

kingsoby1
Emeritus
May 29th 2012


4950 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Man, ana kefr isn't even the same league :-/

Wolfhorde
May 29th 2012


13645 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Yeah, I don't see that much simarilities. Apart from the whole mashup with some symphonic stuff sprinkled in here and there part.

KILL
May 29th 2012


71957 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0 | Sound Off

4.4

oh sputnik!

Digging: Exodus - Blood In, Blood Out

conesmoke
May 29th 2012


5240 Comments


^ lol

Dimor
May 29th 2012


1780 Comments


agree this doens't deserve a 4.4 rating at 159 votes. a 3.9 - 4.0 would work

Buzzkillr
May 29th 2012


1541 Comments


"Man, ana kefr isn't even the same league :-/"

I haven't listened to Portal of I yet, but it's gonna take a hell of a lot to dethrone Ana Kefr in terms of technicality and
originality.

Hopefully, this doesn't disappoint.

Wolfhorde
May 29th 2012


13645 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

"and
originality."
Ugh, please don't go there. We've been over this.

Buzzkillr
May 29th 2012


1541 Comments


"Ugh, please don't go there. We've been over this."

No we haven't, I don't see what my statement on originality has to do with the similarities between this and Ana Kefr.

Wolfhorde
May 29th 2012


13645 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

It doesn't. And I never said it did, but this whole "originality" shtick often just winds up with nonsensical blathering. It's too vague & loose of a term to use it as determinant for "quality".

Despite this I'll have to say that I don't see that much "originality" in both bands. They're good, but sure not "original".

Tyrael
May 29th 2012


20900 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

bitch please

it's pretty much impossible to be 'truly original' these days

MO
May 29th 2012


18863 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

^ yep

Wolfhorde
May 29th 2012


13645 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

"bitch please

it's pretty much impossible to be 'truly original' these days"
Thanks, Captain Obvious.

It's not like I just said the exact same thing in a more descriptive way, duh.

MO
May 29th 2012


18863 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

lol

Buzzkillr
May 29th 2012


1541 Comments


Taking into account that most metal bands simply repeat a formula while adding only few improvements, bands that create a synthesis of so many sub-genres while adding elements from other genres such as jazz or flamenco are so rare in comparison that they can be perceived as original.

Whatever YOUR definition of "originality", I still maintain that I most likely won't enjoy this band as much as Ana Kefr making the latter better, in my opinion.



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