The Umbersun - Elend Reviews
Description:Genre: Indie Rock & Punk - Goth / Artist: Elend / Audio CD released 2008-05-05 at Orphika
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by - written on 03/07/08 (Very useful, 21 readings)
I'm a little out of my depth here, reviewing an apparent 'metal' band that refuses to display any traces of the genre by this point in their career. Elend's fourth album 'The Umbersun' is more accurately a neoclassical album, rooted in the classical tradition with the dynamic aesthetic of a modern film soundtrack, supplemented by angry spoken word narrating a tale of Lucifer in incomprehensible French (except, perhaps, to the French). This is no symphonic metal band combining rock instruments with a supplementary orchestral backdrop, and not even a perfect fusion as happens on rare occasions with bands such as Haggard and Therion. Rather, this is a full-on ... Read the complete review
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