17 Songs in hardly 37 minutes (!) - that's a warning in and of itself. It offers: garage sound in general, particularly the sound quality, and then a little bit of everything; from blues to speed rock to ballads. None of this really works, and to top it off they try to sound like The Velvet Underground, which is rather a crime... ... more/mehr
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After listening to “Purgatory” multiple times, I am sure that this circumstance will change soon. This is not ... more/mehr
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With its acoustic sounds the last Borknagar output was a more or less quiet one but with “Universal” the Norwegian guys are back at full force. Along with Borknagar are again two former companions: Jens Ryland (g) and Jan Erik Tiwaz (b). Thus, Borknagar show what they can do best: Capturing the spirit of Black Metal and forge it ... more/mehr
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