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The Sham Mirrors

Arcturus - The Sham Mirrors
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Based on 27 ratings
2002 Ratings: #39
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April 22, 2002 / Release Date
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Wow. This album is just unreal. The magnum opus from Arcturus has everything.
Progressive avant-garde extreme classical-infused metal with super strong performances and space themes. This is seriously one of the greatest metal albums for me. Every track is different and adds something new to the presentation. Including one of their most extreme tracks featuring tearing guest vocals from Emperor's Ihsahn.

Kinetic 10
Nightmare Heaven 9
Ad Absurdum 8.5
Collapse Generation 9
Star-Crossed 9
Radical ... read more

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Track List

  1. Kinetic
  2. Nightmare Heaven
  3. Ad Absurdum
  4. Collapse Generation
  5. Star-Crossed
  6. Radical Cut
  7. For to End Yet Again

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Added on: January 29, 2014