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Release date: 12 February 2001
Style: Gothic metal


8.5 | 158 votes


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01. Opera De Romanci: I. Stare
02. Opera De Romanci: II. Embrace
03. Walk Without Limbs
04. Of Your Beauty
05. Drink The Midnight Hymn
06. Museum Of Iscariot
    1 - Stagnation
    2 - Death
    3 - Procession
07. Lamenting Kiss
08. Weep For Me
09. I Sleep With The Emperor
10. A Poet's Tears Of Porcelain

Lyrics (7)

Rowan London - vocals, piano, keyboard
Craig Edis - guitars, vocals
Samantha Escarbe - lead guitar
Dino Cielo - drums
Ian Miller - bass, vocals

Additional musicians:
Chris Handley

Choir: Brad Bessel, Aaron Nicholls, Lisa Brooke, Stephanie Bessel, Rowan London, Craid Edis, Dino Cielo.

Additional info
Re-released by The End Records in 2002. Also available packaged together with
the Trance EP

Staff review by
Demonic Tutor

Nowadays Gothic is a term widely used in music. Somehow the term has been vulgarized along the years loosing its true identity within the diverse musical styles to which it is applied. Hopefully, a handful of bands revived the true meaning of Gothic and Virgin Black is one of them. Introduced to me by my beautiful wife and Gothic expert, Emalaith, Virgin Black is a smashing combo of musicians from Australia led by composers extraordinaire Rowan London and Samantha Escarbe . The other musicians are Dino Cello , Craig Edis and Ian Miller . Their debut album Sombre Romantic is as beautiful as it is disturbing, a Gothic masterpiece.

published 26.07.2005 | Comments (6)

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