Black Anima

Lacuna Coil - Black Anima
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2019 Ratings: #520 / 767
User Score
Based on 27 ratings
Liked by 1 person
October 11, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Century Media / Label
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This is Lacuna Coil's brutal phase of music and I am all for it. There's definitely a different vibe on this album compared to other ones. The musicianship is much heavier, with special interest placed on pounding riffs and soaring melodies. The singles leading up to the album were not spectacular, but there are solid tracks in here that are non-singles. "Apocalypse" will always be relevant, especially in 2020, and "Veneficium" finally shows them embracing longer tunes with ... read more
Lacuna Coil with a surprising return to form and some extra heaviness locked in for good measure. This is easily the best from the Italians since probably way back when Comalies hit. Some nice growling to compliment Scabbia's angelic voice, thankfully back after some years of being in a nu metal doldrums. The percussion and rhythm are driving and pound home the aggression and energy put forth here. This is easily the most brutal record they have released in a damned sight, and they've crafted ... read more
Anima Nera 4.5/10
Sword of Anger 7/10
Reckless 7/10
Layers of Time 7.5/10
Apocalypse 5/10
Now Or Never 5.5/10
Under the Surface 6/10
Veneficium 5/10
The End Is All I Can See 4/10
Save Me 4.5/10
Black Anima 6.5/10
Average: 5.7/10
Fav tracks: Black Dried Up Heart, The End is All i Can See & The Singles
Least Fav: Anima Nera, Sword of Anger
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Track List

  1. Anima Nera
  2. Sword of Anger
  3. Reckless
  4. Layers of Time
  5. Apocalypse
  6. Now Or Never
  7. Under the Surface
  8. Veneficium
  9. The End Is All I Can See
  10. Save Me
  11. Black Anima

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Added on: August 5, 2019