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Release date: 26 February 2001
Style: Black metal


8.5 | 73 votes


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01. Existence
02. World Playground Deceit
03. Shifting Channels
04. Stellar Master Elite
05. Underneath The Universe I
06. Underneath The Universe II
07. Interface To God
08. Vortex


Additional info
Snorre W. Ruch: guitars, bass, keyboards, vocals on track 8
Bjørn "Aldrahn" Dencker: vocals on tracks 1, 3, 5
Satyr Wongraven: vocals on tracks 2, 4, 5, 6

Produced by Snorre W. Ruch and Satyr Wongraven.
Recorded between 1998-2000
Engineered by Mike Hartung.
Music by Snorre W. Ruch.
Lyrics by Snorre W. Ruch, Bjorn "Aldrahn" Dencker and Satyr Wongraven.

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At first glance, you get the impression that Thorns is one of those bands who have unfortunately fallen just under the radar. But upon further inspection, you find that Thorns (or at least Snorre) are right inside the eye of the Norwegian storm. And Thorns is one of those albums which whip up storms of cataclysmic proportions.

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Vitriolic Hate - 02.03.2010 at 02:08  
  Just a masterpiece!
Timmeh - 22.04.2013 at 16:17  
  Played this for the first time driving home late at night the other day without checking the names of the tracks. As the music progressed I started thinking about existence, quantum mechanics (namely particles so small and uninfluenced by the effects of space-time/general relativity it could be said they are "Underneath the Universe") and the theory that our universe can come from nothing. I got home and noticed the song titles, needless to say minds were blown... coincidence? or perfectly executed composing?
Lit. - 16.03.2014 at 07:06  
  This is some tasty black metal. Feels almost psychedelic at points.
mz - 26.09.2014 at 15:15  
Rating: 9 I might be mad, but I feel certain similarities between this and recent Mayhem albums in terms of atmosphere and mood.
Excellent album anyway

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