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Review: Twilight is Mine - Wreaking Overrun
Twilight is Mine
www.twilightismine.narod.ru
Wreaking Overrun

Label: Nocturnal Brights
Year released: 2007
Originally released in: 2004
Duration: 30:23
Tracks: 9
Genre: Black Metal

Rating: 3.75/5

Review online: August 30, 2009
Reviewed by: Pagan Shadow
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This is my very first encounter with Twilight is Mine; although I have the feeling it won't be the last. Hailing from the great Nordic territory of Russia, Twilight is Mine is the work of two permanent members: Hater and Stellar Ghost, plus a session drummer by the name of Messiah A.M.

Most of the music recorded here was composed in 1999-2000, besides "Young and Cursed", which was written back in 1991. There is also a cover of an 1874 composition from M.P. Musorgsky called "Baba-Yaga", a very cool track by the way. Even if they are a Black Metal band, Twilight is Mine do not stick to the generic style of this genre. A couple of songs are purely of the venomous direction like: "Hate" and "Mistake". Those guys can add drama and intensity quite easily with a crafty use of keyboards, as one can hear in the "Intro" for instance. Calming to moderate tempos with distorted arpeggios work wonders on these songs: "Young and Cursed"(slightly avant-gardist) and the excellent "The Silent Knowledge". On this last composition, not only can we hear acoustic guitar parts, but you'll get some clean chant as a bonus. "Baba-Yaga" is maybe a strange name, even more so considering it was composed in 1874; still, this progressive instrumental contains a darkened symphonic touch that fits very well in the Black Metal scenery.

Wreaking Overrun is a short, but jammed pack of surprise, release from a kvlt region. Hails!


Track Listing:
  1. Part I : The Peak of Hate
  2. Intro
  3. Cities Must Fall
  4. The Black Trace
  5. Hate
  6. Mistake
  7. Part II : On the Foundation of Past
  8. The Silent Knowledge
  9. Young and Cursed (1991)
  10. Baba-Yaga
  11. Outro
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