Avatarium - Hurricanes And Halos



8.1 | 49 votes |
Release date: 26 May 2017
Style: Doom metal

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01. Into The Fire / Into The Storm
02. The Starless Sleep
03. Road To Jerusalem
04. Medusa Child
05. The Sky At The Bottom Of The Sea
06. When Breath Turns To Air
07. A Kiss (From The End Of The World)
08. Hurricanes And Halos

Line-up
Jennie-Ann Smith - vocals
Marcus Jidell - guitars, backing vocals
Lars Sköld - drums
Mats Rydström - bass
Rickard Nilsson - organ

Guest musicians
Michael Blair - percussion
Leif Sundin - backing vocals
Stefan Berggren - backing vocals
Anni Sundqvist - backing vocals
Alvin Dyberg - backing vocals
Edit Dyberg - vocals

Additional info
Tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8 written by Leif Edling.
Tracks 3, 6 written by Marcus Jidell and Jennie-Ann Smith.

Produced by Marcus Jidell.
Recorded and mixed by David Castillo at Ghost Ward.
Additional recordings by Marcus Jidell at DeppWell Sthlm.
Assistant engineer at Ghost Ward: Tobias Sillman.
Mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios.
Album artwork by Erik Rovanperä.
Graphic layout by Beatrice Edling.

When Breath Turns To Air dedicated to Rolf Einar Jidell.

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Comments: 7   Visited by: 116 users
28.05.2017 - 10:18
Rating: 8
joshsteph
Really good album. While there are songs I don't like on their previous release, here they are back on the right track. Amazing songs, zero fillers, everything sounds great. Obviously Deep Purple had a great influence on this album, something making it even more majestic.
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29.05.2017 - 20:38
Rating: 7
Nick Carter
The first part of the album is great, but it loses the initial "force" as time passes by. Good album for sure.
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30.05.2017 - 17:16
Rating: 9
NocturnalStalker
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The most diverse and interesting Avatarium album so far. While most of the tracks were still written by Leif Edling, Road To Jerusalem and When Breath Turns To Air (composed by Jennie-Ann Smith and Marcus Jidell) aren't any worse and show another side of the band.
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31.05.2017 - 18:31
mamukatet
Great album. It reminds me Deep Purple and Uriah Heep. Love it!!!
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05.06.2017 - 01:44
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Masterchief
Greta better as previous one, but not so good as 1th one, but still kick ass peace, many influences into it. Enjoyable
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I better die, because I never will learn speek english, so I choose dieing
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05.06.2017 - 21:39
Migtanteot
I´ve been following these guys since the first EP but I was quite not excited for this one, IDK, the few singles didn't catch me. Now, if you say it got a Deep Purple influence that´s different. Shut up and take my money.
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06.06.2017 - 21:14
Polaria
Written by Migtanteot on 05.06.2017 at 21:39

Now, if you say it got a Deep Purple influence that´s different. Shut up and take my money.


The Deep Purple influence is definitely there but it appears the younger generation is generally unaware of this *

*Based on the comments of The Starless Sleep video on YouTube.
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