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Release date: 2001
Style: Funeral doom metal

Rating:

8.8 | 186 votes

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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: 7

Review
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Staff review by
Collin

Rating:
9.5
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.

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published 21.07.2004 | Comments (19)

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Erik M. - 27.07.2013 at 22:16  
Rating: 8 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).
Himedal - 21.09.2013 at 21:03  
Rating: 10 Absolutely brilliant.

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