Morningrise

Opeth - Morningrise
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June 24, 1996 / Release Date
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Charlie99
86
Though only the bands second record, Morningrise is a standout on the bands 2 decade long career. Despite the album only boasting 5 tracks (all of which are over 10 minutes long), the album is packed full of content. Each track twist and turns through heavy metal passages and takes much needed breaks in acoustic melodic sections, all the while being scattered with Mikael Åkerfeldt‘s growled vocal performances, however, just like the acoustic melodies there are breaks from this when ... read more
Muhammed
90
with some influences from black metal, Mikeal managed to put out Masterpiece
slickleg
100
Top five metal albums of all time.
Nothing short of epic.
Everything about this album is fucking tremendous and fantastic. The music, the musical complexity, the eerie, dark atmosphere, the melancholy, the chord progression, the black metal esque vocalization mixed with death metal growling, the structures, the arrangements, the chemistry in the music, the lyricism, the time signatures and timing in general, the album cover, I could go on.. it's all so insanely good. This and My Arms, Your ... read more
treblafreeman
100
Morningrise starts with one of my fav Opeth songs, Advent. Its just how an album needs to start, with the most enjoyable song, not the best, but the most enjoyable, at least in my case. Its like every opeth song, it has its heavy screamy deathly moments and its calmed ones. Then you have The Night and the Silent Water, wich starts as I said, super heavy death metal like, and then at the middle of the song becames a calmed one, but here perfectly crafted, wich becomes heavy again in an excelent ... read more
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