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Release date: 8 November 2012
Style: Progressive metal


8.5 | 12 votes


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01. Behind The Electric Veil
02. Slowly She Dies
03. Arabesque
04. Sinking
05. The Frozen Wind
06. Endless Spiral
07. Despite Your Cries
08. Oceans
09. The Continuous Struggle
10. Three Times

Lyrics (10)

Gianluca Pappalardo - vocals
Pierangelo Carvello - keyboards
Alessandro Sanfilippo - guitars
Tommaso Semrov - guitars
Michele Panepinto - drums, vocals
Francesco Lombardo - bass

Additional musicians:
Alessia Scaringi - vocals

Additional info
Concept album revolving around the theme of silence.

Recorded at Inside Vitriol Studio, except drums recorded at Fear Studio.
Produced by Vitriol.

Staff review by
R Lewis

Vitriol is an Italian progressive metal sextet that, despite being only at the beginning of its career, is not anymore a promise: the quality of this release should rapidly bring it at higher levels, since finding such maturity in a debut album these days is becoming increasingly rare and extremely interesting.

published 17.08.2013 | Comments (13)


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R Lewis - 06.08.2013 at 20:21  
Rating: 9 One of the best prog debuts of the last decade.
Jeeers - 22.08.2013 at 14:05  
Rating: 8 A suprisingly good album! Usually I'm not so much into progressive metal - I find sometimes it to be too unaccesible and overcomplicated for it's own sake.
This is not the case - it's still accessible and also deeply emotional. Vocals are very nice and diverse.
I can only agree with review - a mature debut release indeed!

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