Release date: 31 October 2000
Style: Brutal death metal


7.6 | 115 votes


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01. ...And Then It Passes
02. We Bleed
03. Voice Of Unreason
04. My Prodigal Sun
05. Shroud
06. Soar And Envision Sore Vision
07. Equivalent Equilibrium
08. Back To The Worms
09. Screams Go Unheard

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Mike DiSalvo - vocals
Alex Auburn - guitars, vocals
Jon Levasseur - guitars
Florent "Flo" Mounier - drums, backing vocals
Eric Langlois - bass

Additional info
Produced by Pierre Remillard and Cryptopsy
Engineered by Pierre Remillard.
Assistant engineer: Louis Legault.
Recorded and mixed at Victor Studio.
Mastered by George Graves at Lacquer Channel.
Technical adviser: Dave Galea.
Design, illustration and photography by Francois Quevillon.

Also released on picture disc-LP, limited to 1,000 copies.

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Well, I was sitting around, thinking, ?I should probably review something, but what?? I haven's gotten any new albums the last couple of weeks, so it had to be something old. It was then that I realized that Metal Storm was missing material on my personal favorite brutal death band: Cryptopsy. I therefore decided to eliminate the problem.

published 10.09.2003 | Comments (3)

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RobHalford - 13.08.2011 at 06:29  
Rating: 9 This album is madly under-rated. The technicality is off the charts.
musicalkaratekid - 16.04.2013 at 16:35  
Rating: 8 Another solid effort from Cryptopsy. Although I personally think the vocals in this are somewhat weaker compared to the previous album, they still do a good job in keeping up with the great instrumentation. 'Voice of unreason', 'shroud' and 'Back to the worms' are the album's highlights for me.
metalfan1999 - 31.10.2015 at 22:37  
Rating: 9 I guess what many people don't understand is that this album is not supposed to be pure aggression and destruction. In this particular release the band opted for an extremely technical and less aggressive sound (even though it still is very aggressive). This release is not like the others. You really need to concentrate while listening to this release in order to notice the song structures. There is also some experimentation going on in this album (was that a didgeridoo screams go unheard?). This album marks the beginning of the Alex Auburn era. The next album, however, even surpasses this one in terms of atmosphere and experimentation (and it got Lord Worm!). I actually think that DiSalvo's weaker vocals fit to this release very well (his voice was also really good on Whisper Supremacy).

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