Maximum Metal Rating Legend
Excellent - Masterpiece. A classic.
Great - Almost perfect records but there's probably a lacking.
Good - Most of the record is good, but there may be some filler.
Average - Some good songs, some bad ones at about a half/half ratio.
Fair - Worth a listen, but best obtained by collectors.
Bad - Major problems with music, lyrics, production, etc.
Terrible - Waste of your life and time.
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technically brilliant to gloriously cheesy fun.
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Interesting to say the least. Germany's Dark Age is a melodic band that incorporates death, symphonic and gothic elements. The band is 15 years old now and has changed their sound over the years. This is really diverse songwriting and production values, creating a vivid blend that is both catchy but still rather foreign even after repeated listens. Props to the band for mixing it up and providing a full spectrum of sound. Perhaps for fans of later Darkseed, Insomnium and Dark At Dawn.
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RATING Acedia 2009 AFM Eric Compton 6/18/2010 3 Dark Age 2004 Remedy Ajax 10/7/2004 -
ALL INTERVIEWS FOR: DARK AGE
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