Black Anvil - As Was
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Based on 5 reviews
2017 Ratings: #201 / 880
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Based on 7 ratings
January 13, 2017 / Release Date
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Like Celtic Frost before them, Black Anvil find ways to summon profound darkness without tapping into black-metal clichés. Their latest ebbs and flows with effortless grace.

When Black Anvil covered the obscure KISS ballad “Under the Rose” as a deluxe bonus track for their last album, 2014’s Hail Death, it drove home the point that no influence was off limits. Choosing that song—which hails from the one album where the otherwise hedonistic KISS tried their hand ... read more
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One of the best albums i heard in a long time!
Highly recommend.
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Track List

  1. On Forgotten Ways
  2. May Her Wrath Be Just
  3. As Was
  4. Nothing
  5. As an Elder Learned Anew
  6. Two Keys: Here's the Lock
  7. The Way of All Flesh
  8. Ultra
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Added on: November 16, 2016