Release Recollections: Paradise Lost - "Draconian Times"
3/22/2013 3:28:06 PM by Eric
I can remember the release for Paradise Lost's "Draconian Times" so vividly, as if it happened just yesterday instead of a long eighteen years ago. The hype this thing had going in was just amazing to me, so many online articles and paper zines were firmly establishing the English band as not only a successor to the throne but as the kings themselves based on the merit of "Icon" in 1993.
I can recall reading about the album for the first time at a local bookstore in 1994. At the age of seventeen I couldn't afford to buy the magazine but I spent a good twenty minutes reading and re-reading the same article that championed Paradise Lost as the next big thing and an obvious successor to the Metallica throne...
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