The Coral Tombs

Ahab - The Coral Tombs
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2023 Ratings: #10 / 42
User Score
Based on 89 ratings
2023 Ratings: #19
Liked by 9 people
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Distorted Sound
They sound just as big and bold as you’d hope, and their expert talent for adapting literature into such visceral aural bodies of work continues to astound.
90
Blabbermouth.net

"The Coral Tombs" is an album for the ages, and eminently worthy of your patience.

80
Metal Injection

What The Coral Tombs lacks in variety it gains in sustained weightiness and vision, making it a rewarding journey for fans of the band and/or the book on which the LP is based.

80
Metal Sucks

Unique subject matter notwithstanding, The Coral Tombs works because Ahab writes good funeral doom.

80
Kerrang!
To be able to continually produce works that not only impress with their heaviness and relief, but narrate their subjects so ingeniously is a mark of a truly great band.
70
Angry Metal Guy

The Coral Tombs finds Ahab just as big, just as heavy, and just as powerful as they’ve ever been.

70
Sputnikmusic
They are not overshadowed by their early work so much as they have chosen to sail to safer shores.
cfnugent
62

This is a sound that I'm still not accustomed to, nor do I see myself gravitating towards something like this frequently. I turned this on a few days ago, heard the first 30 seconds, and went "nope this probably just isn't for me". Despite that, I tried it again tonight, and I'm glad I did.

I'll keep this short, as I don't feel I have enough background on this genre to give any substantial insight, but I actually enjoyed this for a good portion of the runtime. Ahab certainly does a ... read more

JoaoAstores
76

Pra ser honesto eu não sou um grande fã dessa mistura entre o Doom e Death metal. Acho uma junção meio distinta das propostas uma das outras, e na prática acaba sendo meio difícil funcionar. No novo álbum do Ahab por incrível que pareça na prática foi bem, os riffs e vocais melódicos são incríveis. Os problemas são mais no gutural que é ruim e como essas trocas são feitas. Enquanto em ... read more

Crazyreviews2
95

× THE CORAL TOMBS - AHAB ×

#NOTAS DAS MÚSICAS#

01. Prof. Arronax’ descent into the vast oceans = 10💜⭐⭐
02. Colossus of the liquid Graves = 9,0💜⭐
03. Mobilis in mobili = 9,0💜⭐
04. The sea as a desert = 9,5💜⭐
05. A coral Tomb = 7,5💚
06. Ægri somnia = 8,5💚⭐
07. The Mælstrom = 9,5💜⭐

°NOTAS DO ÁLBUM°

Nota final = 90💜
Pontos adicionais = +5
Pontos retirados = 0
Nota final = 95💜

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Added on: November 11, 2022