Requiem For The Indifferent

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Nuclear Blast
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Gothic Metal
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"Epica's mythical, orchestral mix of classical music, majestic choirs, gothic metal and traditional heavy metal could easily be the soundtrack to an epic fantasy. As if their engaging music weren't enough, the dynamic and operatic voice of the ravishingly beautiful Simone Simons leaves everyone breathless and enchanted. Requiem for the Indifferent, their sixth studio album, showcases the versatile songwriting talents of guitarist Mark Jansen. Nine years after their debut onto the global metal stage, Epica sound intensive and unique once again. Tackling the timely concept of the importance of human connection at this time of global crisis, Epica have woven an intricate and beautiful tapestry of hard truths."

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Mon, 2012-03-26 08:54
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I've listened to this CD many times, some of the song are growing on me but it doesn't match up to Design Your Universe. To me Design Your Universe was the perfect balance of everything, and I liked how they added some elements of death metal, like the blast beats and almost a black metal like riff in the middle of "...Kingdom". Everything came together perfectly and the production was AMAZING. Everything was so string, and up front. This release the production is kinda lacking, The guitars are kinda bland, stuck not in the forefront, lacking some power and a weird fuzzy tone, also the drums snare sounds more paper bag. Listen to the production of Design Your Universe and this new release, trust me you will hear it. Also, in this one ... i don't know, the song structure and transitions don't flow right compared to Design Your Universe. Overall, it's an ok album ... some good riffs. Maybe Mark was stuck a bit in the "Mayan" phase of writing so the transitions didn't flow as nice as Design Your Universe. I just wish the production was better, it sounds unfinished ... like the guitars and drums tracks were not mastered fully. Your thoughts?
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Mon, 2012-03-26 08:54
Rate: 
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I've listened to this CD many times, some of the song are growing on me but it doesn't match up to Design Your Universe. To me Design Your Universe was the perfect balance of everything, and I liked how they added some elements of death metal, like the blast beats and almost a black metal like riff in the middle of "...Kingdom". Everything came together perfectly and the production was AMAZING. Everything was so string, and up front. This release the production is kinda lacking, The guitars are kinda bland, stuck not in the forefront, lacking some power and a weird fuzzy tone, also the drums snare sounds more paper bag. Listen to the production of Design Your Universe and this new release, trust me you will hear it. Also, in this one ... i don't know, the song structure and transitions don't flow right compared to Design Your Universe. Overall, it's an ok album ... some good riffs. Maybe Mark was stuck a bit in the "Mayan" phase of writing so the transitions didn't flow as nice as Design Your Universe. I just wish the production was better, it sounds unfinished ... like the guitars and drums tracks were not mastered fully. Your thoughts?
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