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Release date: 1995
Style: Progressive metal


8.4 | 103 votes


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01. Yearning The Seeds Of A New Dimension
02. Heart Of The Ages
03. ...In The Woods
    1 - Prologue
    2 - Moments Of...
    3 - Epilogue
04. Mourning The Death Of Aase
05. Wotan's Return
06. Pigeon
07. The Divinity Of Wisdom

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How bad can an album be, judging by the fact that it starts with "Yearning Seeds of a New Dimension" and ends with "Divinity of Wisdom"? Even if it only contained these two songs it would be undoubtedly classic. "Heart of the Ages" is one of Norway's diamonds, although it doesn't completely belong to the black metal genre. It combines elements of black, doom and avant-garde metal, folk, electronic and classical music, becoming one magnificent piece of art that can satisfy every taste.

published 18.03.2009 | Comments (6)

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Góral - 27.02.2013 at 16:27  
Rating: 9 Totally epic.
telephonebear - 02.08.2014 at 20:00  
Rating: 8 I love 'Mourning the Death of Aasa'. It reminds me of 'The Great Gig In The Sky'. It's much less intense but, dare I say, more powerful.
!J.O.O.E.! - 20.12.2015 at 13:39  
  There's a fair amount of black metal in this, the tags should reflect that instead of being just Progressive Metal. Hugely forward thinking album this I reckon.
Zaph - 20.12.2015 at 13:46  
Rating: 9 I'm pretty sure it used to have black metal tags a while back.
3rdWorld - 30.09.2016 at 21:50  
  One of my very first bm albums ever. I clearly remember checking this out after finding it from Spirit-of-metal. Tracks 1, 4 and the closer are the true highlights. Such a rare and peerless record. Defo needs the bm tag.

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