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2.91 | 45 ratings

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4 stars Kamelot first album named Eternity from 1995 is without doubt my fav Kamelot album together with The forth legacy, no matter what other said and think this is a pretty solid debut. I know this band since this album hit the shelves and I was quite impressed back then as now. The music offered is something between Queensryche (The warning, Rage for order era) with hints from Crimson Glory or even from Conception (being contemporary with Kamelot) - Kamelot later on got the excelent vocalist Roy Khan from the norwegians. A mixed of heavy/melodic power metal with progressive metal tendencies, the result is great IMO. No weak moments here, in fact on this album are quite fantastic pieces, where the guitar of Thomas Youngblood really shines, he is one of my fav guitarists ever, what he done here and later on with the band is impressive. Pieces like Black tower, Proud nomad, Call of the Sea, One of the haunted, the beautiful both lyricaly and musicaly What About Me show a very big potential in musicianship and in ideas. To me was not another american power metal band back then, even the voice of Mark Vanderbilt who is very much in Geoff Tate zone, done some fantastic vocal lines. Maybe I'm little biased here but I love this album since the beggining and I have a soft spot for it. So, to me easy 4 stars, better then Dominum their follow up and in same league with the rest to come. Very eficient progressive/power metal for fans of Queensryche, Crimson Glory, Mercury Risisng. I was really shocked how low rated this album is here as on other prog pages.
b_olariu | 4/5 |


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