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Pain Of Salvation


Progressive Metal

4.08 | 952 ratings

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5 stars A very good Progressive band mixing classical music, symphonic prog and metal, and Pos are very good at this, includes a mix of bassed up drums, metal guitars and orchestrated synths etc, screeming vocals the lot (what more could a prog metalhead want)!!!

"Animae Partus"

this song is a very short track, 3/5!!!

"Deus Nova"

opens up with ambient sound of a piano and cellos and violins, and sudden changes include very heavy riffs awesome music, and a personal favourite of mine, 5/5!!!


a loop sound with a banjo sounding guitar work that is complex, followed by percussion, good vocals, along with a mix of other sounds, 4/5!!!

"Pluvius Aestivus"

it opens with rains sound and a piano play and some ambient in it, again with orchestration, good piece, 5/5!!!

"Lilium Cruentus"

quite prog, an orchestra featuring an oboe and voice opens up the track, followed by some riffs, an is prog arranged and quite melodic, a great prog opus!!! 5/5!!!.


an acoustic guitar is played in a mellow way, and the composion is not drummed!!, a average track, sorry 2/5!!!

"Dea Pecuniae"

good bass line and a very bluesy track, included with an orchestra in the background music, then follows a guitar solo,the song is well produced and is one of my favourites, I play over and over!!! 5/5!!!

"Vocari Dei"

this track is weird with answerphone playback messages with classical influenced music, an acoustic guitar follows, there are also Japanese sounding voices too, 4/5!!!


flowing from the previous track but a little faster with riffs, a well composed track with an orchestra, 4/5!!!

"Nihil Morari"

this tracks opens up with a acoustic guitar that is played like an ambient style and also features violin works, the drum beats are not aggressive and the riffs ain't much either, but the tempo speed increases, a weird keyboard then plays!!!, a great track, 4/5!!!

"Latericius Valete"

opens up with acoustic guitars and the chords repeat with two guitars playing differnt chords, includes an orchestra and some violin and a piano is also featured in this track, very progressive track 3/5!!!.


an organ solo with talking opens up the song, and a double vocal enters in, nice organ playing, but not exacly a favourite, 3/5!!!

"Iter Impius"

a heavy wind sound opens the track alongside a piano and orchestra, flowing along with violin situated in the background, later on appears good guitar solos throughout the song, one of my favourite tracks, well composed, 5/5!!!

"Martius/Nauticus II"

an acoustic guitar opens up this track work and has a military like drum work, vocal and music in the same pathway, after the first lyric the tempo speed increases, and followed on by a acoustic solo with a hint of arabia sound, follows on with an orchestra with violin solo etc during the track, and has multi music style, now that is progressive, 4/5!!!

"Animae Partus II"

A conclusion from the previous "APII" it has a narrative story called "I Am" and has children narrating a story too, 3/5!!!.

Excellent Prog metal music!!! and 98% recommended, 9/10!!!

craig4 | 5/5 |


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