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HYBRID

Venturia

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3.92 | 10 ratings | 2 reviews | 20% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2008

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Swearing Lies (5:44)
2. Be The One (4:21)
3. Running Blind (5:20)
4. Pearls Of Dawn (4:07)
5. Will You Save Me (4:11)
6. Sparkling Rain (5:10)
7. Hottest Ticket In Town (3:51)
8. Love Gamers (5:54)
9. Whythis Women's Life (5:51)
10. Sublimated Dementia (9:34)

Line-up / Musicians

- Marc Ferreira / vocals
- Charly Sahona / guitars, keyboards
- Lydie Robin / vocals
- Thomas James / bass
- Diego Rapacchietti / drums

Releases information

Lion Music

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VENTURIA Hybrid ratings distribution


3.92
(10 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(20%)
20%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(50%)
50%
Good, but non-essential (20%)
20%
Collectors/fans only (0%)
0%
Poor. Only for completionists (10%)
10%

VENTURIA Hybrid reviews


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Review by Windhawk
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator
4 stars French outfit Venturia's sophomore effort is an aptly named creation.

The musical style explored is one describeable as progressive industrial metal, and personally made me think of a mix between acts like Deadsoul Tribe, Dream Theater and Nine Inch Nails - although I do suspect others will form different conclusions when it comes to the musical heritage resulting in this creation. Nightwish should probably be name-dropped too, given the utilization of mellow, clearly commercial-sounding passages as well as melodramatic and symphonic effects in some tunes.

The songs as such are enjoyable; well made and well performed. The compositions are somewhat predictable and tend to follow a distinct pattern; but strong moods, groovy melodies and some quirky details make them interesting non the less; with the ballad Why This Woman's Life and the quirky exploration Sublimated Dementia deserving special mention.

The main problem with a release such as this is that it's neither fowl or fish though; and as such it may have a limited appeal. Still, worth checking out by those who think that fosh or fiwl might be a cool thing.

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4 stars The New Kingdom in 2006 and Hybrid in 2008; both released by Scandinavian metal specialist label Lion Music. And this latest release is surely aptly named, as this creation is a mix of many different musical elements. Whether it is a hybrid or a mongrel will be a matter of individual taste of ... (read more)

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