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Release date: 24 September 2006
Style: Melodic death metal, Progressive metal


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01. Sanctuary: Light And Grief
    1 - Act I: Goddess' Wrath
    2 - Act II: Light's Memories
    3 - Act III: Exiled To The Void
    4 - Act IV: To Face The Truth
02. Underworld: The Fallen & The Butterfly
    1 - Act I: Clash Of The Titans
    2 - Act II: Dark Thoughts From A Dark Heart
    3 - Act III: When The Earth Breaks
    4 - Act IV: Released
03. Seed: Core & Persephone
    1 - Act I: A Ray Of Hope
    2 - Act II: Self Betraying
    3 - Act III: Doubts Are Seed
    4 - Act IV: Dark Inner Transition
    5 - Act V: The End
04. Train Of Consequences [Megadeth cover] [Japanese bonus]

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Lyrics (3)

Marc Martins Pia - vocals
Miguel "Moe" "Iawr" Espinosa - keyboards, vocals
Jordi "Alden" Gorgues Mateu - guitars
Carlos "Rüdiger" Lozano Quintanilla - guitars
Aleix Dorca Josa - drums
Toni "Fragment Of Silence" Mestre Coy - bass

Additional info
Progressive Death Metal
Label: Burning Star Records
Andorra: 2006
Length: 69:53

Recorded and mixed by Aleix Dorca and Carlos Lozano at Orion Studios
Produced by Aleix Dorca and Persefone
Mastered by Peter In De Betou for Tailor Maid Production

Staff review by

Persefone comes from Andorra (the little country in the mountains between Spain and France) and this is probably not the first time that you hear something about this band on Metal Storm. Maybe that some of you remember my (old) review about their first release "Truth Inside The Shades" which was, back in 2004, was one of my best discovering and surprises of the year. Finally, the band has the chance to release their second album in 2006 and I will let you know why it was a mistake that nobody here (including me) have tried to talk about this band before today. "Core" is a masterpiece of extreme Progressive Metal, don't miss it if you want to discover that extreme Metal and Progressive music can perfectly be associated.

published 30.07.2008 | Comments (9)

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Milena - 23.10.2011 at 11:17  
  On my checkout list.
Troy Killjoy - 23.10.2011 at 21:35  
Written by Milena on 23.10.2011 at 11:17
On my checkout list.

I have a feeling you'll really enjoy this. I usually don't like this kind of "cheesy" female-fronted symphonic prog-ish kind of stuff, but this album is just pure awesome.
Ag Fox - 24.10.2011 at 01:27  
  I liked Shin-Ken more, which seems to be against mainstream opinion on here =P
Troy Killjoy - 24.10.2011 at 03:30  
Written by Ag Fox on 24.10.2011 at 01:27
I liked Shin-Ken more

I'm with you on that. The samurai theme was incredibly well executed, especially with the interludes. I just happen to really like this album too.
Ag Fox - 24.10.2011 at 12:27  
  Yes, it's the best Japanese theme metal album I've heard (I remember Ivan staff picking on before, but I didn't like it), but as you said, "Core" is a really good album too
Troy Killjoy - 25.10.2011 at 00:57  
Written by Ag Fox on 24.10.2011 at 12:27
(I remember Ivan staff picking on before, but I didn't like it)

I think you might be referring to Whispered. I don't remember him picking Persefone.
Ag Fox - 25.10.2011 at 02:23  
  Yes, I was referring to that. I wasn't saying he picked Persephone :3
Troy Killjoy - 25.10.2011 at 02:27  
Written by Ag Fox on 25.10.2011 at 02:23
Yes, I was referring to that. I wasn't saying he picked Persephone :3

My bad, I misinterpreted the on/one typo.
Ag Fox - 25.10.2011 at 02:28  
  Me is badder, I made the typo but still didn't realise it until you pointed it out >.>
SOLEHOLE - 09.05.2012 at 02:33  
  Can't believe I've only just heard these guys! Awesome album!
LeKiwi - 04.02.2014 at 06:55  
Rating: 9 Finally say down and listened to this album. Damn brilliant and unique!
God Buster 鬼 - 18.07.2014 at 21:07  
Rating: 4 This album is cheesy and pretentious if you compare with Spiritual Migration.
Nifheim - 14.10.2014 at 06:25  
Rating: 10 This album deserves to be in the top 200 albums of all time.

A really masterpiece of art!

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