Wintersunset - Empyrium Reviews
Description:Genre: Hard Rock & Metal / Artist: Empyrium / Import / Audio CD released at Prophecy
Newest Review: ... effective and atmospheric attempt to capture the essence of nature in its various forms, communicated through folk-inspired ... more
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by - written on 04/07/08 (Useful, 18 readings)
Empyrium's first album is a classic of folk metal, of the rare variety that doesn't end up sounding irritatingly upbeat. While this doesn't quite possess the melancholy gloom of their second release, 'A Wintersunset...' sounds like an incredibly effective and atmospheric attempt to capture the essence of nature in its various forms, communicated through folk-inspired melodies and a prominent synthesised orchestra. This album has all the grandeur and beauty of a soundtrack, without any of the tedium. The slow pace and mournful atmosphere should appeal to doom metal fans, but the harsh black metal vocals that crop up in places do sound a little out of place ... Read the complete review
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