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THE SILENT ENIGMA

Anathema

 

Experimental/Post Metal

3.12 | 185 ratings

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voliveira
3 stars 5/10

One effort more rewarding than the horrible debut. But the vocals ...

... They screw it up again. And that's because there's a new singer, one of the brothers Cavanagh. To my misfortune, his vocals are just more of the same, slow and guttural growls that drag unnecessarily undermining the patience of the listener.

What saves the album and justify my rating of 3 stars is the instrumentation. She is really very good. Apart from being awarded a production better than the first album, it was really poor. In addition, there are some more tracks "peaceful" as the acoustic Alone and closure Black Orchid. If they were clean vocals this would be a great album of progressive metal. But unfortunately they are not, and can not wait to drop the Anathema these abominable growls.

2.5 stars, rounded up.

voliveira | 3/5 |

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