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Katatonia Live Consternation
4.0
07.26.14
Katatonia Jhva Elohim Meth...The Revival
3.0
07.23.14
Katatonia For Funerals To Come...
Katatonia's first recording since 1993 was the brief but pivotal album, For Funerals to Come...., which found the ever more confident Swedes now capable of knocking out desolate doom/death anthems quite effortlessly. To wit, the opening colossus that is "Funeral Wedding" doesn't even feel like it lasts all of eight minutes, and the comparatively brief "Shades of Emerald Lies" is perhaps even more complex in terms of shifting tempos and riffs -- all of them invariably embellished by gloriously bleak and morose lyrics. In turn, the two-and-a-half-minute title track is achingly gorgeous in its simplicity, its whispered words of unfathomable grie
3.5
07.23.14
Katatonia Sounds Of Decay
By the time of 1997's Sounds of Decay EP, Sweden's Katatonia had almost entirely abandoned the slothful doom of their early days to embrace a driving, generally mid-paced style of death metal. Previewed a year earlier on the Brave Murder Day album, this newfound energy coincided with the temporary involvement of Opeth vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt, and effectively marked a transition period for the enduring Swedes that would eventually see them embrace goth metal a few years down the line. But for now, pure death offerings like "Nowhere," "At Last," and "Inside the Fall" retained the tried and true Cookie Monster vocal approach, while stacking ev
4.0
07.23.14
Ariana Grande Yours Truly
3.0
07.23.14
Michael Buble To Be Loved
2.5
07.23.14
Michael Buble Christmas
3.0
07.23.14

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