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THE FALL OF HEARTS

Katatonia

 

Progressive Metal

4.03 | 217 ratings

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4 stars I will never understand how and why Katatonia is so good. Is it their willingness to change their sound without pressure? Or maybe it's their thirst to experiment and play around with their music. Who knows? What we do know, (or at least me) is that Katatonia is a beautiful and amazing band.

Katatonia flirted with progressive rock on their previous couple of albums, but they never fully embraced it until The Fall Of Hearts. What we have here is a beautiful piece of progressive rock/metal that never gets boring, even with its hour plus length. The album evokes, at least for me, a cold winter's morning or a gloomy, rainy and foggy day. That would be the perfect environment to set the tone for The Fall Of Hearts. Musically, the band shows an impressive ability when it comes to performing, handling complex and extended - length songs with relative ease. The vocals are amazing too, and they fit almost perfectly with the overall timbre of the album.

Love darker progressive rock/metal, look no further. I certainly do. Are you a fan of Porcupine Tree? Do you enjoy the softer parts of Opeth's music? If you said yes to one or both of these, this album should be the perfect fit. Is The Fall Of Hearts a modern progressive rock classic? I think so. Is Katatonia worth your time? Hard yes.

progtime1234567 | 4/5 |

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