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Diabolical Masquerade


Tech/Extreme Prog Metal

4.24 | 97 ratings

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5 stars "Death's Design" was the swansong for Anders Nyström's project DIABOLICAL MASQUERADE, and definitely the best. A work that combines many kinds of styles (based in Black Metal, but also contains tribal music, classical, avant-garde, ambient, etc.) and put into 20 movements (61 tracks, man!) shows the versatility and the awesome compositional level of Nyström (here with the pseudonim Blackheim).

This album made Nyström's name very respectable as a music writer, even in a major way than with his band KATATONIA, ehich we all know...

In short, "Death's Design" is a marvelous album, definitely one of the most unique and interesting albums of Extreme Metal history. And, of course, it's very Progressive!

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