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THE PERFECT ELEMENT PART 1

Pain Of Salvation

 

Progressive Metal

4.25 | 934 ratings

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Alitare
5 stars As I walked through the ashes...

My word...what an emotionally provocative and brilliant album. This is the kind of music that shoots chill after chill through your entire body and leaves you physically and mentally drained after listening to the entire piece in one sitting.

Each song is a progressive mix of emotive atmosphere. and each song has multiple parts and sections. From the thick metal of Used, driving off into the powerful and emotional chorus. The songs are a roller coaster of passion and emotion. Did I forget to mention that this album is highly EMOTIONAL?!

The songs are filled with lilting piano melodies, and thick violent guitar portions. Captivating synthesizer effects, and Gidenlow's astonishing vocal delivery. The lyrics are nothing short of poetry, and lead you into a damp and bleak world.

Ashes is the album's Single and has quite a dark feel. Honestly, the entire album is dark. Idioglossia is the album's highlight.... so amazing. possibly the perfect song. The solo that is Falling near the end of the album is melancholy and brilliant, leading into the final song, and title track. It is a culmination of dark brooding pain, and shining heartfelt passion.

My Final Rating is 5 stars

Alitare | 5/5 |

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