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After full listened, not as good as Haven or Silverthorn to be honest. Good production and execution but very few enjoyable tracks. Deception.

Favourites: Phantom Divine, Ravenlight, Amnesiac, Static, Vespertine... and that's all.

 

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17 minutes ago, AlphaMale said:

This video contains content from WMG, who has blocked it in your country on copyright grounds.

Which video exactly? At my country all three videos can be watched.

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The umboxing.

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8 minutes ago, mrbandwidth said:

Try this:

 

That works! Thanks man!!

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I'm actually enjoying this quite a bit. They've come a far bit from their earliest material. Less cookie cutter and more theatrical.

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1 hour ago, heavyharmonies said:

I'm actually enjoying this quite a bit. They've come a far bit from their earliest material. Less cookie cutter and more theatrical.

Yep, has grown a bit on me, love the good tracks. Maybe I was too harsh. It's just that my expectations with this band are always very high, and for me this one is clearly a step down from Haven (where all tracks were good IMO), don't changed my mind on this.

But it's not a terrible or bad album. Just okeysh with some good moments.

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Pretty solid disc. Not amazing by any means but pretty damn listenable.

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Of their prior albums, I was always partial to The Black Halo and Silverthorn.  This new one was just ok for me.

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WTF is with the shitty harsh vocals on Phantom Divine, The Proud And The Broken and Mindfall Remedy? Nothing ruins a heavy metal song like the addition of Cookie Monster-sounding vocals(?). The first two tracks I mentioned would be stellar, if not for the growly shit, but Mindfall Remedy is absolutely destroyed by that crap. Not a bad album, but cheapened by the harsh nonsense.

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On 5/21/2018 at 6:42 PM, Axelinger said:

WTF is with the shitty harsh vocals on Phantom Divine, The Proud And The Broken and Mindfall Remedy? Nothing ruins a heavy metal song like the addition of Cookie Monster-sounding vocals(?). The first two tracks I mentioned would be stellar, if not for the growly shit, but Mindfall Remedy is absolutely destroyed by that crap. Not a bad album, but cheapened by the harsh nonsense.

Agree 100%

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I am a big Kamelot fan, but wasn't impressed. Some decent tracks, not a bad album at all, just thought Haven was a hell of alot  better. 

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Who cares for them now that Conception are back at last with Roy Khan! 

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