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Edge of Sanity


Tech/Extreme Prog Metal

4.25 | 435 ratings

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4 stars One song, one album, limitless ammounts of possibility with this 40 minute epic. This song has to be one of my all time favourites in the progressive/melodic death genre of metal. This album seems incredibly unorthodox. I mean, I read about this album and how there is only one song on it and I really didn't know what to think from there. I normally get bored with these "endless" epic songs but my attention was purely focused on the music through out the whole song.

"Crimson" from what I can gather is a song about how life will be at the end of the world, how humans can no longer breed so obviously, humanity as they know it would be extinct. The guitar work is just incredible on this album, quite possibly the best guitar work in any Edge Of Sanity song. Swano's death vocals and clean metal vocals are all there but that really is no different from any other Edge Of Sanity song. It seems as everyone in the band really went all out on this masterpiece. I honestly can not find anything wrong with this song, it is sheer brilliance...that's really all I can say. Also, listen up for a guest apperance by now Opeth front man Mikael Akerfeldt, he really doesn't let us down on this track.

All in all it is a great song and any fan of Edge Of Sanity, any of Swano's other projects or basically any fan of the whole death metal, melodic death metal or prog metal should really check this out you won't be dissapointed, I know I wasn't.

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Koonze | 4/5 |


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