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Review: Vinterriket - Der Letzte Winter - Der Ewigkeit Entgegen
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Der Letzte Winter - Der Ewigkeit Entgegen

Label: Blakk Attakk
Year released: 2005
Duration: 60:40
Tracks: 9
Genre: Black Metal

Rating: 3.75/5

Review online: September 27, 2006
Reviewed by: The Lord of Hate
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Der Letzte Winter - Der Ewigkeit Entgegen

Rated 3.75/5 (75%) (4 Votes)
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It's been several years since I last listened to an album like this one. "Ambient Black Metal" is probably the best genre description for this album. A quick comparison would be a mix of keyboard-era Burzum with the fuzzy guitar sound of earlier Burzum material. The keyboards are running the show, however, the guitar being only an accompanying instrument - pretty standard for the genre. While the album is mostly instrumental, occasionally some tormented vocals creep in, in a style partly influenced by the out-of-this-world vocals of early Burzum, although not nearly as demented and in a somewhat lower pitch. To this, add some sound effects such as the occasional ocean sound. The resulting overall effect is a rather cold and depressing album, yet quite calming and peaceful. But it lacks a little something that would give you the chills or at least some goose bumps - don't expect this to wow you, but you'll still feel like giving it a few spins in a row. Not bad at all.


Track Listing:
  1. Herbststürme
  2. Tannenmeer
  3. Nachtgeflüster
  4. Vergänglichkeit
  5. In Den Unendlichen Weiten Der Wei├čen Trostlosigkeit
  6. Winterreise - Wege In Die Einsamkeit
  7. Winternacht - Kalte Schwärze Im Bann Der Silbernen Sonne
  8. Winternebel - Graue Schleier Der Ewigkeit
  9. Heimgang Der Seelen
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