Novembre

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Country Italy
Added By Mike
13 years ago
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2006 Metal
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8.4 x3
Prog Doom Metal
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Three users rate this artist 7.0 or better, nobody rates it lower. two users think it is prog, nobody thinks it is merely related to prog and nobody thinks that it's not prog. show details
Track Statistics The database currently contains 65 studio tracks by Novembre.
Track durations range from 2m 00s to 11m 59s, averaging at 5m 47s with a standard deviation of 1m 44s.
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Rating by ivansfr0st
Novembre - Materia 2006
9.5
Prog Metal
A fine example of a group improving after "mellowing up".

Nowadays there has been a common opinion that once musicians remove the heaviness or the complexity from their sound, their music gets watered down and loses some of its quality and inspiration. In the world of Progressive Metal, some of the confirmation of that theory are numberless: Opeth , Green Carnation , that list goes on... Fortunately for us, Novembre 's latest release Materia is an exception to this rule. Since the group has just been added to the archives a few days ago, a short introduction in this review wouldn't be out of place. Novembre are from Italy and were among the pioneers of the extreme metal influenced prog in the early 90's and have remained an innovative collective ever since. They are commonly compared to Katatonia , My Dying Bride , Edge Of Sanity and especially Opeth (possibly due to the popularity of the latter), and although I can see where they are coming from(this is beautiful music with heavy parts), it is important to notice that Novembre are musicians of their own original ideas and any similarities can be explained by the similar period of activity, as well as somewhat close influences.

Whilst there was an abundancy of both heavy parts with growls, that could be compared to Dan Swano's work, and clean parts, often with acoustic guitars, accordian or keyboards, on the previous efforts, Materia witnesses the musicians taking a more relaxed, ... -> show full review
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Materia 2006
 #1

8.2 x3
Experimental Prog Doom Metal
Arte Novecento 1997
 #2

8.5 x1
Novembrine Waltz 2001
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8.4 x1
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Dreams D'Azur 2002
 #4

8.4 x1
Classica 2000
 #5

8.4 x1
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Materia 2006
 12 years ago
Mike
7.9
Experimental Prog Doom Metal
Materia 2006
 12 years ago
Mike
7.9
Experimental Prog Doom Metal
Materia 2006
 12 years ago
Mike
7.9
Experimental Prog Doom Metal