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|4.5 superb||slaythedragon | August 12th 13|
Their best album yet. It's like Agony but it strikes a better balance between symphony and metal. The production is also much better; the drums and symphony aren't as overpowering, and the guitars are a lot louder and more technical like in Oracles. The album is still heavy as fuck but Epilogue and Under Black Sails showcase some cool experimentation. I also appreciate the fact that there's much less clean vocals on this album. They use an opera singer in a few tracks (probably just under half) and though it's a little offputting at first, actually you get used to it and particularly at the end of Towards the Sun, it works really well. I am very happy with this album, well worth the wait.
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|4.0 excellent||Iamthe Nightstars | August 13th 13|
This album makes me want to put on a suit of armor and ride a horse into battle.
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|3.5 great||Robert Garland CONTRIBUTOR | July 25th 13|
The technicality's still here, the pace is maintained and the symphonic is as prominent as ever. It's not perfect, this combination will always clash heads but it seems that Fleshgod Apocalypse are finally putting the two together in a manageable and interesting form. The album does what it needs to and well, but the almost fifty-five minutes of symphonic cliches tied over a melodic tech-death instrumental effort does tire the listener. It's got room to grow, just not a lot.
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|3.5 great||Mister Twister | June 23rd 13|
The first album was mostly tech-death with shoehorned symphonic elements. The second album was symphonic death metal, but the tech-death elements were notably less. Hopefully, this finds a balanced medium between the two which can make fans of either album happy.
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|0.0 ||C. J. C. | August 13th 13|
I love that part in that one song where the guitarists lazily tremolo pick some notes and the bassist yells something unintelligible in falsetto.
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|0.0 ||Thomas Michael Morris | August 12th 13|
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|4.5 superb||titanslayer | August 27th 13|
The opera singer is good in some parts and bad in others. Otherwise everything is great.
|2.0 poor||Micah-Nahum Ferguson of The American States. | August 14th 13|
Fleshgod continues their upheaval of the good elements of their sound and creates an ostentatious album that has good material, but is completely destroyed by unneeded operatic influences and ear-shattering overproduction. Seriously, someone needs to readjust those levels! Greatly disappointing, but not surprisingly so.
|4.0 excellent||Kheshef | December 1st 13|
|4.0 excellent||Giansk | November 25th 13|
|4.0 excellent||Shabz | November 19th 13|
|4.0 excellent||Nethal | October 18th 13|
|1.5 very poor||Hati | October 6th 13|
|3.0 good||voodman | September 25th 13|
|3.5 great||ta loco | September 11th 13|
|3.0 good||Edlund | September 6th 13|
|3.5 great||SourAK | September 4th 13|
|2.5 average||adace1 | September 4th 13|
|2.5 average||apert | September 4th 13|
|3.5 great||srm90 | August 28th 13|
|2.5 average||Spag | August 28th 13|
|4.0 excellent||A7XEric | August 26th 13|
|5.0 classic||noriver | August 22nd 13|
|4.5 superb||sui | August 20th 13|
|3.5 great||ADR | August 20th 13|
|4.0 excellent||Drawk | August 17th 13|
|3.5 great||Tasty | August 17th 13|
|4.0 excellent||ot63 | August 16th 13|
|4.5 superb||nicksz | August 13th 13|
|4.0 excellent||N2B3J | August 13th 13|
|4.0 excellent||nomwein | August 13th 13|
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