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Band
Enslaved
Title
E
Type
LP/EP
Company
Nuclear Blast
YOR
2017
Style
Black
11/17/2017 - Review by: Vinaya Saksena
A strong, engaging and adventurous album
Enslaved continue exploring the possibilities of their black-metal-turning-prog sound, at times getting even more diverse and colorful. Major key melodies are too cheerful for most extreme metal, but Enslaved make them work stunningly on "Storm Son." That's just the first surprise in store. (Expect sax later on!) Enslaved make complex, artful extreme metal that does much of what we loved about old Opeth, but in a way totally their own. 'E' finds the band tweaking and experimenting just enough to keep things interesting. One complaint--the odd riff that is just a bit too conventional. Still, a strong, engaging and adventurous album.
Recommended for fans of: Enslaved, old Opeth, proggy extreme metal in general
PERSONAL BREAKDOWN:

ENJOYMENT
4.5
MUSIC
4.5
VOCALS
3.5
PRODUCTION
4
ARTWORK
4
LYRICS
3


  • 1 :REVIEW COUNT
    4 :AVE RATING

ALL REVIEWS FOR: ENSLAVED
TITLE
DOR
COMPANY
REVIEWER DATE MADE RATING
E
2017
Nuclear Blast
Vinaya Saksena11/17/2017
4
In Times
2015
Nuclear Blast
Greg Watson3/13/2015
4
Riitiir
2012
Nuclear Blast
Greg Watson10/4/2012
4

ALL INTERVIEWS FOR: ENSLAVED
INTERVIEW INTERVIEWER DATE TAGLINE
Grutle KjellsonEtiam12/14/2010

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