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DEGGIAL

Therion

 

Progressive Metal

3.74 | 95 ratings

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snobb
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4 stars Deggial is another strong Therion's album from their Symphonic Metal period. Both roots ( death metal and church chorals+ Carl Orff) are very visible there.

Music is quite good balanced mix of earlier Therion's death/heavy metal and opera vocals with guitar drive and cold Wagnerian atmosphere. The music will be good soundtrack for vampyres movies , or some middle-ages thrillers. But, in fact, it's even more serious product,then just such soundtrack.

I think there is one of rare cases of successfull mixture made from heavy metal and classical music. Also historicaly looking, the album is some step in transition from first Therion Operatic Sympho Metal albums to their masterpieces of Lemuria/Sirius B, album by itself is perfect product as well.

Very recommended to anyone searching for rare successful mixtures between metal music and classics. Not the best Therion album, but the one between the good works.

snobb | 4/5 |

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