Marrow of the Spirit

Agalloch - Marrow of the Spirit
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Based on 41 ratings
2010 Ratings: #48
November 23, 2010 / Release Date
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EMR
71
While a bit less 'heavy' and incisive than Ashes Agains The Grain, Agalloch's fourth studio LP shows the fantastic band further developing their rich and distinct mix of black-metal, folk and post-rock. On this album, the american metalheads value sonic-textures and atmosphere, while still relying on melodic ideas and powerful blasting beats. Even though it is far from the amazing results from their two previous albums, this record definitely shows a mature and creative band that has come a ... read more
slickleg
100
While The Mantle was their folk metal masterpiece, Ashes Against the Grain their doom metal/post-metal masterpiece, this is certainly their atmospheric black metal masterpiece. A nice blend of atmospheric black metal, darkfolk, doom metal and post-metal displayed here. I miss these guys.

Fav songs: Into the Painted Grey, Black Lake Niostang, and Ghosts of the Midwinter Fires
GABRIELinHELL
80
Very good
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Track List

  1. They Escaped the Weight of Darkness
  2. Into the Painted Grey
  3. The Watcher's Monolith
  4. Black Lake Niðstång
  5. Ghosts of the Midwinter Fires
  6. To Drown
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