City Burials

Katatonia - City Burials
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Based on 9 reviews
2020 Ratings: #196 / 857
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Based on 123 ratings
2020 Ratings: #639
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City Burials is a Gothic piece of Melodic Prog-Metal, dark and beautiful in its use of atmosphere. The album relishes in its mix of technicality in the drums, bass and guitars, while maintaining a sense of grounded splendour though the keyboards and vocals. The problem is i could easily describe their last 3 or 4 albums the exact same way...

Katatonia are a Swedish Progressive Metal band, who have been making music since the early 90s, with a demo recording released as early as 1991. Their ... read more


An orchestration of metal at its cleanest form. There's little deviation for anything extraordinarily experimental and that's fine because it shouldn't need to here. It's a somber sounding record and one that brings out the most its gothic throne room.


Saying this album is boring is an understatement. The band simply refuses to grow up or even take the slightest of chances.


After being slightly disappointed with The Fall of Hearts album, which was then followed by a hiatus with the band, I was overjoyed to hear they were back and hopefully fully recharged and ready to blow me away. From what I've read, this record was originally being written as a solo album for Jonas (vocalist) which I think really shows in a lot of the more reserved parts of these songs.

Unfortunately I just think a lot of this record misses a lot of the punch and creativity present in the ... read more


Yeah is a good album but i don't know, i prefer the previous works that they made.


Really good stuff and very good song writing.

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Track List

  1. Heart Set to Divide
  2. Behind the Blood
  3. Lacquer
  4. Rein
  5. The Winter of Our Passing
  6. Vanishers
  7. City Glaciers
  8. Flicker
  9. Lachesis
  10. Neon Epitaph
  11. Untrodden
  12. Fighters

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Added on: January 31, 2020