Allegaeon - Damnum
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2022 Ratings: #415 / 805
User Score
Based on 46 ratings
Liked by 5 people
February 25, 2022 / Release Date
LP / Format
Metal Blade / Label
Death Metal / Genres
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Allegaeon returns with there first album of the 2020's, DAMNUM, a more melodic side of their technical death metal sound with a strong emphasis on progressive metal, with complex riffs and technical drumming all coming together for a manic listen filled with aggression and passion and although on the technical side this album is great it doesn't necessary equate to a memorable album, it has it's moments of just embracing and striding within its chaos but i find it often gets lost it in and by ... read more


February 2022 Reviews:

This had a rocky start, but got quite like BP era Opeth at a steady pace and by the end, I enjoyed it. This could go up over time, but I enjoyed the project overall.

Rank 14th / 44


Bastards of the Earth - 85
Of Beasts and Worms - 90
Into Embers - 80
To Carry My Grief Through Torpor and Silence - 85
Vermin - 80
Called Home - 85
Blight - 65
The Dopamine Void (1 & 2) - 80
Saturnine - 85
In Mourning & Only Loss - 70

So on the second listen of this album, I still think it's a masterpiece. It's a surreal listening experience. Riley's vocal ability is shown to the fullest extent. Maybe his cleans aren't great, but they're at least decent. But his growls are possibly the ... read more

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Track List

  1. Bastards of the Earth
  2. Of Beasts and Worms
  3. Into Embers
  4. To Carry My Grief Through Torpor and Silence
  5. Vermin
  6. Called Home
  7. Blight
  8. The Dopamine Void Pt. 1
  9. The Dopamine Void Pt. 2
  10. Saturnine
  11. In Mourning
  12. Only Loss

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Added on: October 28, 2021