Dark Eternity 1991 - Of Darkness. They incorporated a whole host of different players including not one but two choirs. Wagner: The Second Part Of 'Der Tag Ist Da' From Rienzi 09. Saint-Saens Excerpt From Symphony No. But let's analyze the album song by song. With so many different singers playing a big variety of roles, this is the thing you will notice first of all.
Over the years the band has released nine full-length albums and the members of the band has changed several times. This album has become one of the greatest representations of just how well a death metal band can retain the pummeling ferocity of their roots while totally integrating the symphonic tenderness of classical music and the pompousness of classical opera, thus in effect totally reinventing itself without losing what came before. Ho Dracon Ho Megas - Act 2: Fire And Ecstasy 1993 - Symphony Masses - Ho Drakon Ho Megas 01. Up to Netzatch Original Soundtrack. Birth of Venus Illegitima 04.
Son of the Staves of Time. Enter The Depths of Eternal Darkness 07. The Dreams Of Swedenborg 08. Poupee de cire, poupee the son 16. Live In Midgard 2002 15. Is not the style that made Therion big, but interessant nevertheless if you are a completionist of extreme metal bands of the early 90's or if you are eager to discover the band's evolution through the years.
Still though an excellent experiment that takes a stab at the unlikely pairing of Scandinavian Viking sounds tackling the subtle intricate sensualities of a Romance language such as French. He would continue to be the lyricist from this point on. Here tomes the tears 08. Down the Qliphothic Tunnel Therion Version. The fall into eclipse Original Soundtrack.
A pounding bass accompanies a guitar solo before the choir joins in. Seven Secrets of the Sphinx 05. The progressiveness also displays interesting technical drumming patterns with highly melodic guitar riffs. I can appreciate how clever this is, and if any band can claim to have moved more musically than Opeth it has to be Therion, but I just don't like it. Because the impression I got is that this time the band seems to be a supplement to the opera, and not the other way round. Is more a Death Metal record with some Doom and Gothic elements, but with a curious taste for arrangements, usage of keyboards and some progressive elements in some songs. Wagner: Excerpt From The Overture From Rienzi 08.
The tempo varies substantially and time sig changes are abundant and i love the metal chants of the ending. The Ritual Dance Of The Yezidis 08. Another big problem is the length of the album. Релиз: Для: Похожие торренты Торрент Размер 161 98 6. The Veil of Golden Spheres bonus. The quiet desert Therion Version.
Birth of Venus Illegitima 03. An Arrow From The Sun 09. Son of the Staves of Time 06. J'al le mal de toi 15. The first four albums are musically in death metal style but the band still developed all the time, adding new elements to their music for each new release - clean male vocals, arabic folk music, classic music and industrial. This is their best selling album to date, however, Christofer Johnsson always considered it his solo album, because he is the only band member from Therion performing on it. The Wondrous World Of Punt 08.
Beyond Sanctorum Demo 1992 - Beyond Sanctorum 01. Cults of the Shadow 11. I can sit through one or two of these at the time, but the schtick begins to wear thin after five minutes or so and perhaps Therion would have been better simply taking this style of songwriting and adding motifs reminiscent of the genre to original compositions of their own rather than adhering to the original tunes as strictly as they do here. Children Of The Stone - After The Inquisition. Very long, very pretentious and extremely boring. Enter the Voids bonus 06. With some thirty singers, there are times when the music is opera, with or without some metallic influences, while at others it is more like symphonic metal.
Death Metal with soft oriental influenced melodies on it, a more heavy metal oriented second half of the song with an hard rock ending! Enter transcendental sleep Therion Version. Wagner The Second Part Of 'Der Tag Ist Da' From Rienzi. Part Iii : Black Diamonds 11. Guitar and drums drive the song, and the vocals are sung by the soloists for the most part. The Crowning Of Atlantis 02. Posted Thursday, July 16, 2015 Review 1441374 Who would have ever thought that metal would come to this way back in the late 70s and early 80s when the genre was really picking up some serious steam? Son of the Staves of Time 11. Among the female choir members you can find the great Sarah Jezebel Deva doing solo, duet, alto and soprano vocals.
Time Shall Tell Unreleased version. Therion's version of symphonic metal has always intrigued me as their music is not just symphonic, but it is operatic also. The cast of musicians on board is the regular army with six full band members plus 24! The Rise of Sodom and Gomorrah. The Eye Of Eclipse 07. Son of the Sun 07.