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New World Shadows
Finnish deathstars Omnium Gatherum are back for their fifth studio effort, this one called 'New World Shadows'. The band display their brand of melodic death metal, progressive in nature with a tapestry of innovative sounds. This should appeal to fans of Insomnium, mid-era Amorphis and the 'Projector' era of Dark Tranquility. Organs, keyboards and a moog are the backdrop for melodic guitars that do have some speedy gallops ala In Flames with some deep guttural growls. The band are steady and consistent and offer another solid album for those frosty nights.
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