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Hawks
July 17th 2014


35838 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I think you'll dig.

climactic
July 17th 2014


19841 Comments


i liked it quite a bit. definitely found it better than marrow as a whole, will need to listen again tomorrow. a little surprised at that 3.5 from you

TalonsOfFire
July 17th 2014


9092 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5 | Sound Off

I was slightly underwhelmed with marrow but need to give it a few more listens before trying this one out

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Judio!
Contributing Reviewer
July 17th 2014


6486 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

If Marrow underwhelmed you, you'll probably be underwhelmed by this too. Marrow is about 100x more exciting than this.

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TalonsOfFire
July 17th 2014


9092 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5 | Sound Off

I still don't know how I feel about the more aggressive black metal approach they took with Marrow so if this is more post-rocky like their first three I'd probably prefer this

beefshoes
July 17th 2014


4314 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

This is more doom metal influenced imo.

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climactic
July 17th 2014


19841 Comments


id say if you had to compare this to another album of theirs, it'd be ashes

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
July 17th 2014


15023 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

This is like Ashes with all the atmosphere sucked out basically ;_;

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TalonsOfFire
July 17th 2014


9092 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5 | Sound Off

So it's like Ashes but worse :/

ExplosiveOranges
July 17th 2014


3640 Comments


Talons, I love the new avatar.

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TalonsOfFire
July 17th 2014


9092 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5 | Sound Off

haha thanks, the other one looked a little too disturbing when it was that small and you couldn't quite tell what was going on 0_o

beefshoes
July 17th 2014


4314 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

It's a grower.
If the first song had been left out, I'd probably enjoy this a lot more.
It's such a weak opener.

Hawks
July 17th 2014


35838 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Yeah opener is average as fuck.

TalonsOfFire
July 29th 2014


9092 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5 | Sound Off

A departure from Marrow of the Spirit, Serpent displays overall improved songwriting and production but fewer standout moments that made Marrow above average. While it has its moments, the relentless consistency gets tiresome when there is so little to grasp emotionally. The interludes are serviceable, and the drumming is integrated much better into the music than on Marrow. There are unfortunately no clean singing, and not much vocals overall. Vales Beyond Dimension is an album highlight 3.3/5

StormChaser
July 29th 2014


356 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Astral Dialogue is tits

CaptainDooRight
July 30th 2014


30251 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

whole album is

Hawks
July 30th 2014


35838 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

It's good yeah.

Emyay
July 30th 2014


5974 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

this is nothing like ashes

CaptainDooRight
July 30th 2014


30251 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

ashes is my favorite

TalonsOfFire
July 30th 2014


9092 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5 | Sound Off

Ashes is best even if it gets a little underwhelming after Waves



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