Forgotten - Mors Principium Est - Liberation = Termination (CD, Album) download full album zip cd mp3 vinyl flac
The question soon came, 'can they top this album? As stated above, the style is the same, but different. This album is different, as it has an intro track "Orsus"a middle instrumental "Forgotten"and an end track the beautiful "Lost Beyond Retrieval".
The riffs are melodic, Album), yet heavy as a lb dumbbell, and in some sections are noticeably technical "Sinner's Defeat". Jarkko and Jori definitely put it down on this album.
The same can be said about the drums, which only add to the heaviness. They too also provide some fairly "techy" stuff in several sections "Cleansing Rain", "Terminal Liberation". Viljanen's vocals are also top-notch on this album. He has his own unique tone to his screams and growls, from the higher shrieks heard in "Finality" a very fast, yet melodic song to the deep growls of "The Distance Between" a slower, more mellow song.
The keyboards also help out to make this album the masterpiece it is. I have no gripes whatsoever with this album, however, I do believe there is room for improvement. I hate to sound like one of those technical death metal fan-boys, but I wish the solos were a tad faster. Not that they aren't fast enough already, but when you have things like "Another Creation" and "The Harmony Remains" under your belt, I think you can pull off something a tad faster than something like "Finality" which, again, was not bad at all, I just wish the solo was faster.
Aside from that, I highly recommend this album to anyone who wants some fantastic metal. It's got great melodies, heavy riffs, awesome solos, and great drumming. If you ask me, that's what metal is all about. Mors Principium Est is a Finnish melodic death metal band, but these guys are for real. The musicianship is quite professional, and this is just their third album, mind you.
Unlike their former albums, his album has a generally brighter atmosphere, just like its album cover. The production is like their other albums: clean, but not polished.
The vocals have a big difference compared to their former works; this one having rasps and grunts. I like both performed. The grunts are not so deep, yet it feels deep, which is perfect for the genre. The rasps, on the other hand, were done death metal style, which still fits the music nonetheless. The riffs really sound melodic death, but not generic riffs.
Their style of melodic death metal is somewhat unique. The drums sound clean and it has good drum fills and double bass too. The blending of the melodies has such beauty on it. Yes, even the solo is quite melancholic. Furious and melodic, exactly what this song is. Some more innovation might be needed for their songs, but still a very good buy for melodic death metal fans. Having the arduous task of following their masterpiece "The Unborn", i went into this album expecting material equally as good or even better.
With expectations high, i was not disappointed. With the exception of Orsus, Which is just ambient noise every song is crafted with the prog elements that were evident in "The Unborn", along with the intense rhythmic nature of "Inhumanity". Ville Viljanen delivers his finest performance.
His trademark voice really brings out the ferocity and aggression in each song. The musicianship on here is nothing but stellar as well. Keyboards by Joona Kukkola are atmospheric, to say the least, as they allow the songs to Forgotten - Mors Principium Est - Liberation = Termination (CD shape.
Not like your Christmas keyboards prevalent these days. Along with intense drumming, courtesy of Mikko Sipola, it all ravages your ears and leaves you breathless. Causing the listener to want to hear what awaits them with each song. For a new album, it really encompasses their tenure with Listenable Records by incorporating their previous efforts into an epic record that will, surely, stand the test of time. But with this, comes the departure of a major player in the band. With Jori, who was the main songwriter, now gone.
Its going to be interesting how the band will take shape further down the road If history proves anything, it won't be short of amazing. This is a solid album. It has good riffs. It has good drums. The vocals are nice. My opening passage for this review is not unlike the album in question. The songs are all straight to the point, and bluntly in Album) face.
This album does suffer from "11 tracks, 9 songs" syndrome with two interludes Forgotten and Orsus but other than that, the 9 songs on here are solid and heavy. The riffs on this album just scream "melodic death metal"! The production screams "tight and solid"! The drumming screams "far too much double kick"! Needless to say, this is a tight, well executed melodic death album. The songwriting on this album is simple, yet brilliant.
They have excellent riffs, over the top drumming, the bass really fills out the low end of the mix, the growls are very well done, and the leads during the chorus are epic. It has all the trademarks of well written Forgotten - Mors Principium Est - Liberation = Termination (CD, and all the trademarks of melodic death. See how that works? The solos on here are also really good.
They call it fretboard wizardry I think, sweep picking arpeggios and legato techniques come Forgotten - Mors Principium Est - Liberation = Termination (CD play frequently while the solos are on, and the underlying riffs are perfect for accompanying the solos. A lot of bands have complex riffs underneath solos, which makes it hard to pay attention to what's happening.
One thing I have to say though. I like this album a lot but come on guys, what the hell is that? Trying to appeal to rave clubs are we? It's such a random intro! It really does NOT belong on this album, nor does it even fit the song it starts off at all. I don't get it. Anyway, besides that blunder, and besides the fact that the riffs here are to be a bastard nothing too innovative, I can't ignore the execution of this album.
It's really top notch. I'd like to give this Album) low score, just to be a prick and show people that I'm hard to please and therefore credible as a reviewer, but the fact is it would be unfair! This album is executed very very well and I can't give that low score. In the end, you should probably buy this.
It's just very fun to listen to. After releasing their amazing output, It'd be hard to imagine their next album would even come close to matching it, well It's not as progressive, but with such a epic feel and impeccable melody, the lack of prog elements feels right at home on this record.
Also of note, this album is home to a lesser amount of filler material. Soundwise, it's the same band, just missing a few elements. Spiritual Migration by Persefone. In my top 10 albums of all times. Revenant by Inferi. Truly the best Tech Death record of all time. Nothing more to say. Don't miss out on this album! Master Boot Record fires up a monstrously-efficient assembly line, powered by industrial, synth-wave, and hardcore techno.
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