Celtic Frost Monotheist

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Artist Celtic Frost
Year 2006
Release Date
30. May 2006
Type
Studio Album
Play Time 1:08:56
Added by Mike 16 years ago
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8.8 x7
Heavy Experimental Prog-Related Doom Metal
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6 users rate this album 7.0 or better, one user rates it lower. one user thinks it is prog, two users think it is merely related to prog and one user thinks that it's not prog. show details
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Review by Time_Signature 11 years ago <Permalink>
9.0
Experimental Prog Doom Metal
The Journey of Celtic Frost has been a long and rugged one, going through very different lands. The band started out, back in the Hellhammer days and also at the "Morbid Tales"/"Emperor's Return" era, playing a sort of primitive and sloppy thrash metal which was very much one of the earliest incarnations of black metal. Then, on "To Mega Therion" and "Into the Pandemonium", they developed a dark and dirty type of avant-garde metal, making use of elements from all over the musical palette before going in a more traditionalist heavy/glam metal direction on the much despised "Cold Lake" before entering into thrash metal territory with the midpaced still thrashy "Vanity/Nemesis". And now they have reached the end of their journey (they are not likely to release an album again unless Tom G. returns to the band) on a very dark and depressive note, as they venture into the territory of doom and gothic metal, producing perhaps the ugliest [in a positive sense] swansong ever.

The music on "Monotheist" is unmistakably ... -> show full review
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