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Review: Unsilence - A Fire on the Sea
Unsilence
www.unsilence.co.uk
A Fire on the Sea

Label: Nine Records
Year released: 2014
Duration: 45:23
Tracks: 7
Genre: Doom Metal

Rating: 3.5/5

Review online: January 16, 2015
Reviewed by: Sargon the Terrible
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A Fire on the Sea

Rated 2.75/5 (55%) (4 Votes)
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Unsilence are a UK Doom-band that unsurprisingly seem rather well influenced by classic-era Solstice. They have a heavy, melodic style that takes little flavoring from the expected Sabbath and rather plays a more epic, Trad Metal style. I like the riffing okay, even if none of it is really brilliant. Vocalist James Kilmurray has a strong, clear voice with that slight reedy tone that makes him sound distinctively British – on a continuum with Simon Matravers or even Ian Anderson. I would like to say I like this better than I do, but the songwriting is a bit repetitive for my ears, and the vocal lines are often too upbeat and do not fit the music well. So this is okay, but not epochal or anything.

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