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Release date: 20 October 2008
Style: Funeral doom metal

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01. The Arrival
02. March October
03. Antimony
04. The Curtain
05. Pendulum
06. Oars In The Dusk

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Staff review by
Daniell

Rating:
9.8
I like my doom sound clear and well produced. In my opinion this kind of music demands clear production, because it's the best way to convey heaviness, deep guitar sound, spacey keyboards and low, guttural vocals (as well as clean ones). Sucky production that tries to rival Darkthrone's Transylvanian Hunger in terms of muffled fuzziness simply puts me off. I don't want to listen to music that is played to me through amps and speakers tucked in thick blankets, or comfortably placed on the bottom of a swimming pool somewhere in eastern Siberia. Bad production destroys the atmosphere that doom should create in the listener's mind. That's why I think that The Divinity of Oceans is a better Ahab album than Call of the Wretched Sea also because is sounds much better. I would like Wormphlegm much more if they didn't sound like shit... I do appreciate many badly-produced doom albums though, I just wish they sounded better...

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Northern Danger - 12.02.2014 at 08:47  
  I'm still hoping that we will get new albums for them...someday

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