The Awakening

Kamelot - The Awakening
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 18 ratings
Liked by 3 people
March 17, 2023 / Release Date
LP / Format
Power Metal / Genres
Kamelot, Sascha Paeth / Producer
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Distorted Sound
The album is put together note by note like the world depends on it, creating a broadside blast of ultragoth that feels simultaneously uniquely KAMELOT and yet the most accessible work they’ve released to date.
On "The Awakening", KAMELOT continues to refine and perfect what was started on '99s "The Fourth Legacy".
Angry Metal Guy

The Awakening is a decently produced piece of modern power metal, glossy and bombastic without being blindingly synthetic, and largely devoid of irksome electronic elements.


se você me conhece, sabe que eu gosto de álbuns de Symphonic Metal, e... olha, eu acho que esse não será exceção, pois eu realmente aprecio o aspecto épico que essas músicas trazem.

eu conheço mto pouco do Kamelot, então acho que é uma boa dar uma olhada neste álbum. o álbum é de Power Metal e Symphonic Metal. após a introdução épica orquestrada, o álbum ... read more


I blame Deezer's notification system for not telling me this came out a week ago.

The Awakening is Kamelot's 13th studio album, their 4th with vocalist Tommy Karevik, whose voice is probably one of my favorite in the genre : it is one of the more beautiful voices I've found in the Power Metal scene, one that I feel like I can't really judge or mock. Power Metal was my shit in middle school and I haven't been into it as much as I had since then. Then I doscovered this band a year ago, I haven't ... read more


The picture above their Spotify bio reminds me of that meme of the guy colored in to look like Beast Boy sticking up four fingers.

But seriously, this is basically just a case of it not being my type of shit. It's a perfectly serviceable album for those who like this type of sound. Power metal as whole really just doesn't do much for me though and this does not do anything to change that. Feels really corny and uninteresting. Giving it more than a 50 because the first minute or so of ... read more

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Added on: March 15, 2023