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3.82 | 8 ratings | 1 reviews | 0% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2001

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. The Monsters Within (4:41)
2. Crave For Solid Ground (5:09)
3. Mean Attraction (4:15)
4. Like There's No Other Way To Go (4:18)
5. Behind Closed Doors (5:48)
6. After The Storm (5:43)
7. Given Words (4:41)
8. Militia Christi (4:05)
9. The Painful Experience (7:53)
10. Via Dolorosa (4:10)

Total time 50:43

Bonus tracks:
- Voice From Heaven (Clenchedfist Records version)
- Like There's No Other Way to Remix (Fear Dark version)
- Militia Christi (remix, THT Productions version)

Line-up / Musicians

- Leonard Setiawan / didn't play on the album but composed
- Jefray Kurnia Arwadi / guitar, bass, synth orchestration, noises & samples, vocals
- Azhar Levi Sianturi / bass, guitar, vocals

- FXAJ / guitar, noises & samples
- Doctor D/ vocals, noises & samples
- Sang Hitam / drums

Releases information

Artwork: Jefray with Soundmind Graphics

CD Clenchedfist Records ‎- CfR008 (2001, US)
CD THT Productions (October 2001, Indonesia)
CD Fear Dark (October 2001, Holland)

CD HROM records (August 2002, Slovakia)

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4 stars While The Painful Experience is probably not being considered among Kekal's best albums to date, it is interesting to see the band's brave maneuvers from their straight forward extreme metal of first 2 albums to the far more progressive and avantgarde of later efforts. Recorded in late 2000 and ... (read more)

Report this review (#133315) | Posted by FathomlessMetro | Wednesday, August 15, 2007 | Review Permanlink

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