Shape Of Despair - Angels Of Distress

8.7 | 233 votes |
Release date: 2001
Style: Funeral doom metal


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01. Fallen
02. Angels Of Distress
03. Quiet These Paintings Are
04. ...To Live For My Death...
05. Night's Dew

Top 20 albums of 2001: 18

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I wonder if anybody's ever gonna beat Shape Of Despair as far as heaviness and slowness are concerned... Seldom have I heard something slower than Angels Of Distress. Slower than that would be going backwards. Shape Of Despair or the art of playing riffs that last four minutes each... Now I know what funeral doom is supposed to be.

published 21.07.2004 | Comments (19)

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27.07.2013 - 22:16
Rating: 8
Erik M.
Great album, but Shades Of... is way better than this one. So it's actually quite a disappointment seeing as I expected so much from this album (as it's hailed as their best album).
21.09.2013 - 21:03
Rating: 10
Absolutely brilliant.
What goes by is life to be taken
The doom calls upon the forsaken
06.01.2016 - 04:21
Rating: 2
Sonic MrSumo
The most boring music i've ever heard in my life...white noise is more interesting.
All the bridges in the world won't save you, if there's no other side to cross to.
- Rock poetry from Silverchair.

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