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Opeth Damnation

Info about Opeth - Damnation
Artist Opeth
Year 2003
Release Date
7. April 2003
Type
Studio Album
Play Time 43:15
Added by Mike 18 years ago
Importance Major release
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8.7 x32
Nordic Technical Prog Rock/Metal
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31 users rate this album 7.0 or better, one user rates it lower. 17 users think it is prog, one user thinks it is merely related to prog and nobody thinks that it's not prog. show details
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Review by Time_Signature 14 years ago <Permalink>
9.1
Prog Rock
A great album which, with its lack of growls and distorted guitars, is also a very brave album from Opeth. Rather than blending death metal and progressive rock, it seems that on this album, Ã…kerfeldt is aiming for a blend of melancholic 90s-style alternative rock with progressive rock, and it works quite well.
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Comment by J-Man 14 years ago
7.7
Psychedelic Prog Rock
This is known as Opeth's growl free album, and it doesn't disappoint. One of the things that made me love Opeth was the excellent contrasts between death metal and mellow sections. It doesn't contain any of these contrasts, and prog metal fans may feel left in the dust. The music is very mellow, and occasionally gets boring, but never for too long. I recommend this only to people opposed to death metal growls. Everyone should get it at some point, but prog metal fans should start with other releases.
Comment by rushfan4 15 years ago
9.1
Prog Rock
No growls makes my ears much happier. This is a magnificent album.
Review by PowerWyrm 16 years ago <Permalink>
10.0
Atmospheric Prog Rock
I was waiting for eight years for Opeth to deliver an album without extreme metal parts, and this is it - the complete antithesis from the twin album Deliverance (their heaviest album). Most people will find it too mellow, but not me... it's simply outstanding. Fans of Anathema and Porcupine Tree should love this album too.

Highly recommended (one of the 3 albums of my collection that could pretend to a maximum rating...)
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