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Diadem of 12 Stars

Wolves in the Throne Room - Diadem of 12 Stars
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 86 ratings
2006 Ratings: #194
Liked by 11 people
February 7, 2006 / Release Date
LP / Format
Vendlus / Label
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The pacing issues people seem to have with this record didn’t really start hitting me until about halfway into the third track. If it takes that long for me to briefly stop feeling enthralled, then what does that tell you about the quality of the material?


One of my fav wolves albums, idk how they play instrument with their wolf paws.


Each track on this album has moments of pure brilliance but they often feel dragged on far too long so the record make its to an hour long and it kinda feels forced. It is a solid atmospheric black metal record which does stand on its own but I wish the tracks were shortened with the filler removed and it makes the album feel there is 1/3 of amazing stuff, 1/3 of good stuff and 1/3 which i feel could just be gone. Overall, it is a very good black metal record which feels too dragged out but it ... read more

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Added on: January 1, 2014