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2.94 | 21 ratings | 2 reviews | 10% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1995

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Unleashed Axe-Age (6:24)
2. Scars in the Landscape of God (6:15)
3. Reborn Through the Gates of Three Moons (6:04)
4. Dornen (4:38)
5. As Astral Images Darken Reality (3:56)
6. The Dark Kiss (5:47)
7. I Face the Eternal Winter (4:35)
8. Revealed Secrets of the Whispering Moon (5:22)
9. A Frozen Soul in a Wintershadow (6:04)

Total Time 49:05

Line-up / Musicians

- Peter Kubik / Guitar, bass
- Thomas Tannenberger / Drums
- Silenius / Vocals

Guest musician:
- Elisabeth Toriser / Female Vocals

Releases information

Full-length released by Napalm Records on the 1st of August 1995
Produced & mixed by Georg Hrauda & Abigor at Tonstudio Hörnix (22, 23 & 27/5 &
All music by Abigor. All lyrics by Abigor, except "The Dark Kiss" by JFN.

Tape version was released on by Mystic Production (MP005).
Re-released in 2004 by Napalm Records including the album "Orkblut - The
Re-Released on golden vinyl in 2008 by Chaos Sacrum Rec.

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(21 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(10%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(33%)
Good, but non-essential (38%)
Collectors/fans only (14%)
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ABIGOR Nachthymnen (From the Twilight Kingdom) reviews

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Review by Warthur
3 stars Abigor's second album finds them taking an intriguing, almost operatic approach to black metal which stands in stark contrast to the symphonic synthesiser-supported style that was explored at around the same time by the likes of Dimmu Borgir. Rather than broadening the variety of instruments used, Abigor instead added complexity to their music by crafting intricate riffs which seem simple enough to a casual listener but when you direct your attention to them they prove to have plenty of hidden depths. Gloriously atmospheric, as the best black metal should be, the album shows a band who have that rare combination of qualities: a willingness to experiment on the one hand and a refusal to be show-offy about it on the other hand, though this is a rough sketch of a style others would take further.

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2 stars I am a bit surprised. Abigor actually tried to be a bit more clever on their second album than just follow the Mayhem/ Burzum band wagon and then jump onto it. This album has a lot of opera elements. It seems like that was what they were trying on this album; create a sort of a black metal ope ... (read more)

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