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Release date: 2002
Style: Atmospheric gothic metal


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01. The Return Of The Son Of Nothing
02. So Much For Suicide
03. Vote For Love
04. The Truth's For Sale

Tropic Of Venus
05. Fireflower
06. Sumer By Night
07. Love Is As Good As Soma

Tropic Of Capricorn
08. Angel Holograms
09. Spine
10. I Am In Love With Myself

11. Heaven Of High
12. Too Far Gone
13. Cold Last Supper [US bonus]

The Hamburg Tapes
14. Sixshooter [bonus]
15. However You Look At It You Loose [bonus]
+ Vote For Love [video]

Lyrics (15)

Johan Edlund - vocals, guitars
Thomas Petersson - guitars
Lars Sköld - drums
Anders Iwers - bass

Guest musicians
Martin Brändström - keyboards
Henrik Bergqvist - guitars

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Tiamat is one of those bands that start out either as necro grim pandas or savage guitar mashers, but over time, for reasons known only to them, completely abandon that style for much softer, even poppy forms of gothic rock/metal or depart even further, into genres and classifications unknown (Ulver, I'm lookin' at you here). While I'm not much of a fan of Tiamat's early works, their dabble in the fields of gothic has produced some interesting results, namely Wildhoney and A Deeper Kind of Slumber. After that, the band decided to treat us with typical goth rock with hit-or-miss albums. Judas Christ is, unfortunately, more miss than hit.

published 19.08.2011 | Comments (1)

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Uirapuru - 22.12.2009 at 16:39  
  Great goth-rock album. The bonus tracks are kinda boring, but the rest of the album has lots of memorable melodies... ''Angel Holograms'', ''Heaven of high'' and ''Too Far Gone'' sound very classic. Wonder if they are some cover songs.

I Am In Love With Myself is just too good.
Ellrohir - 22.12.2009 at 16:48  
  Great album name
ravendeath - 01.05.2011 at 02:09  
Rating: 6 The worst album Tiamat ever done. Two decent songs can save the overall impression, but otherwise...
Kass - 02.01.2013 at 23:53  
Rating: 6
Written by ravendeath on 01.05.2011 at 02:09

Two decent songs can save the overall impression, but otherwise...

So Much For Suicide is one of them right?
Góral - 27.02.2013 at 19:30  
Rating: 5 "But he that endureth to the end, the same shall be saved".
Aristarchos - 27.02.2013 at 19:34  
  Too commercial with some good melodies
handmadegod - 15.10.2015 at 16:13  
  Tiamat have made a more accessible record here which sounds decent enough even if Tiamat are capable of stronger songs. It's no 'Wildhoney' but it's not near as weak as some would have you believe.

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