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4.12 | 15 ratings | 1 reviews | 40% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2015

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. A New Beginning (7:24)
2. Aggrezzor (6:03)
3. Darkness Delight (7:04)
4. Dark To The Bone (5:17)
5. Evil Spirit (5:57)
6. Married To The Cause (6:00)
7. No Chorus (5:38)
8. Rainheart (7:12)
9. You Can't Fix Me No More (4:44)
10. Water (8:32)
11. Whispers (8:10)

Total Time 72 minutes

Line-up / Musicians

- Kelly Sundown Carpenter / lead & backing vocals
- Per Nilsson / guitar, bass, backing vocals
- Finn Zierler / keyboards, backing vocals, composer
- Truls Haugen / bass (live), lead & backing vocals
- Bobby Jarzombek / drums

Releases information

Artwork: Robert Sindermann

CD Vanity Music Group ‎- VMG 013 (2015, US)

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ZIERLER ESC ratings distribution

(15 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(40%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(53%)
Good, but non-essential (0%)
Collectors/fans only (7%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)


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Review by rdtprog
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Heavy / RPI / Symphonic Prog Team
4 stars Finn Zierler is known for the genius behind some great Beyond Twilight's music in 2006 has decided to prepare another ambitious project almost ten years later with the help of reputed musicians from various metal bands. The results are a continuity of Beyond Twilight with a lot of surprising twists and turn, plenty of symphonic arrangements, huge guitar riffs, versatile keyboards lines and also a wide range of vocals tones from the screaming to the clean ones. We have to wait for the third song to have a little breather with a short piano part. If the vocals are very busy here, there are some serious instrumentals parts throughout . There is a theatrical sense and a soundtrack kind of sound on the whole album, just if we were listening to a majestic piece of music that needed a lot of attention to appreciate the details displayed in this complex music. There is an impressive balance between the brutal passages and the more delicate ones and the influences from a lot of Progressive Metal bands are obvious but with the personality of the band, it doesn't sound like a pale copy. If the music including the way the vocals are presented will remind you of Ayeron, Evergrey, Symphony-X and Devin Townsend, the unpredictable flow of the music will excite you so mush that you will need to relax a bit after this 72 minutes ride.

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