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MY ARMS, YOUR HEARSE

Opeth

 

Tech/Extreme Prog Metal

3.94 | 492 ratings

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5 stars The 2nd best Opeth album after Still Life.

MAYH, however, will be the hardest for hard line proggers to get into, especially with the lack of what is seen as "traditional prog"

This album goes by many names, and one of them is brutal. However, what is progressive here is often difficult to pick up on, often difficult to see. After first listen, many not used to the scathing vocals and low notes will be turned off immediately. Ill take a lyrical line, one of the best Opeth has ever done, to show you this has a lot to do with prog.

From April Ethereal

The rain was waving goodbye, and when the night came the forest folded its branches around me. Something passed by, and I went into a dream. She laughing and weeping at once: "take me away".

No vocals about death and horror. This band has more to offer. Do not be mistaken, this is a gem of an album.

April Ethereal and When are the best songs on the album, followed by the "single" and signature Opeth song, Demon of the Fall(has more to to with it than its title would suggest).

A hard album for non Opeth likers to enjoy. I wouldn't start here, nor would I bother if you have any distaste for metal or death metal, as it's perhaps the heaviest and most unforgiving of Opeth's material. A real gem here, and debated between Still Life among classic Opeth fans as their best album.

OpethGuitarist | 5/5 |

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