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DeadSoul Tribe - A Murder Of Crows CD (album) cover


DeadSoul Tribe


Experimental/Post Metal

3.69 | 124 ratings

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4 stars Awesome!

From the beautiful cover from cover artist Travis Smith we can already see this album should be special. I know we normally don‚??t discuss covers on PA, but I would just like to draw your attention a bit to it, because Mr. Travis Smith (a.k.a. seempieces) surely has made some of the best progressive rock covers of all time! Just to name a few bands he has made several covers for are:

‚?Ę Anathema ‚?Ę Deadsoul Tribe ‚?Ę God Forbid ‚?Ę Katatonia ‚?Ę Opeth ‚?Ę Riverside

Back to the album. I got this magnificent cd after reading all the good reviews on PA. I must admit I was a bit hesitant to get this album at first as I only knew Devon Graves from AYREON's Human Equation and I must say this sounded promising. Devon isn't only a great vocalist, he's also a very talented guitar and flute player. On "A Murder Of Crows" he does it all.

The songs on this album vary quite a bit from delicate to heavy, but there always seems to be a link between them and actually quite often the songs flow over in each other, or it just seems to be that way‚?¶ What I like a lot about Deadsoul Tribe is that even in the softer ‚??vocal‚?Ě tracks the guitar riffs always are quite heavy blending ‚??soft‚?Ě and ‚??heavy‚?Ě as I haven‚??t heard it before. This album is quite progressive and I noticed it took some time to ‚??grow‚?Ě on me, but once it did, it Deadsoul Tribe became one of my favourite ‚??progressive‚?Ě metal bands next to Katatonia , Opeth , Riverside and Green Carnation .

I am not going to review this album track by track as it feels like one stunning experience to me and I think you should always just play this record from start to finish: the way it was meant to be!

4 stars given, but actually closer to 4.5 stars!

evenless | 4/5 |


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