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Pain Of Salvation


Progressive Metal

3.86 | 316 ratings

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The Crow
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4 stars After the just good Road Salt two entries and having overcome his health problems, Daniel Gildenlow returned with In the Passing Light of Day!

And this album was also a return to the old sound of the band, retrieving the classic syncopated rhythms, the great vocal melodies, complex instrumental passages and tons of heavy riffs and strong double-pedal drums.

There are a pair of forgettable moments like the Gentle Giant oriented Reasons and the vocal capabilities of Gildenlow are not so great like they were in the past, but this album is his best since Remedy Lane nonetheless in terms of songwriting.

Best Tracks: On a Tuesday (brutal and complex), Meaningless (catchy, retrieving the magic that this band had in the past), Full Throttle Tribe (great syncopated and polyrhythmic melodies) and In the Passing Light of Day (epic and very appropriated to close the record)

Conclusion: In the Passing Light of Day is the best Pain of Salvation album in many years, retrieving the magical melancholic melodies from the past, along with the heaviness and complexity that we thought were lost forever!

My rating: ****

The Crow | 4/5 |


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