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Pain Of Salvation


Progressive Metal

4.11 | 578 ratings

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5 stars One of the best debut's of all-time!

This album is in a pantheon alone. It really suits the definition of what is 'progressive.' The album itself just weaves through so many styles of music and so many shades of light and dark. It's an epic stew with all the right ingredients and the digestive outcome is a taste of absolute resplendent music. PAIN OF SALVATION are perhaps the juggernaut in the 'progressive' scene today. This is a concept album with great messages, compassion, and politcal undertones. Daniel Gildengl÷w is not only an amazing musician and composer, but the range of his vocal pipes are incredibly versatile, with the inclusion that his lyrics are poignant and compassionate. On a sad note, this would be Daniel Magdic's only album with the band after his long involvement with the band. The arrangements are complicated and vast.

I really truly mean this when I say that every single song on this album is incredible. "Leaving Entropia (epilogue)" is one of the best ways of ending an album I've heard. It's the peace after the chaos (entropia). "To the End," perhaps the heaviest track on the album even has the ability to include a passage of jazz. "Stress" is a fun and exhilirating song with marvelous lyrics and the song really just lifts you up.

If you're fan of music that gets neither boring, nor stagnant, then listen to PAIN OF SALVATION.

billyshears'67 | 5/5 |


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