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Dark Suns


Experimental/Post Metal

3.16 | 32 ratings

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3 stars Dark Suns play experimental and doomy death metal on this their debut Swanlike. They are pretty much an Opeth clone and not much more. To some this might sound great, but I find it a bit too unoriginal.

The level of the musicians are great though and the compositions flow nicely. The music changes between epic doomy death metal parts and parts with clean vocals. Acoustic guitar is used often. Does this sound familiar ? I think they lack the last power though to become anything like their great influence Opeth.

The sound quality is good but I think the growls are too processed for my taste. The clean vocals are very nice to my ears even though they are not something special.

All in all itīs a very average experimental death metal album. I have heard it all before, many times worse and some times better. 3 small stars for this very average album. Not bad but not too good either. I hope their next album is a bit more innovative and doesnīt sound so much like Opeth.

UMUR | 3/5 |


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