Paysage d'Hiver - Das Tor
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May 24, 2013 / Release Date
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Kunsthall / Label
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WhatTheFunk
78
2013: A Wintherr Odyssey.

It was in February 2013 that a monumental black door appeared out of nowhere, in the heart of a snow-covered forest, erected like a monolith. A massive work that is both threatening and intriguing, but with a strong power of attraction, a supernatural aura whose silvery rays spread a singular light, reflecting here and there on the immaculate white countryside. A discreet and marvellous appearance that will revive all the fans of this Swiss one-man band who were ... read more
JustSomeGuy
82
After the ambient dud that was Einsamkeit and after a six year wait, Paysage d'Hiver releases his last demo before his first proper studio album. It would be easy to dismiss this album as yet another inessential outing as Wintherr had released much better projects previously and would go on to make his magnum opus seven years later, but there is a reason why Das Tor is a fan favourite release from him. This album is one of his most unrelentingly brutal releases to date, and one that succeeds in ... read more
fuyuyuki
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brrrrr
100
My basis for what a perfect Black Metal Album should sound like. I like this even better than any of the classic Burzum. Perfect package with cover art and minimal info perfectly goes with the sounds on this album. After hearing this I realized, BM doesnt have to be corny and can be just as artistic as any other Genre. A real eye opener for me. Thank you to the dude that made this!
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Track List

  1. Offenbarung
  2. Macht des Schicksals
  3. Ewig leuchten die Sterne
  4. Schlüssel
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Added on: December 23, 2013