That doesn’t mean that a couple of songs don’t have good ideas but they sound all quite similar and uninspired or they are repeated way too much and too long. The Arcane Dominion Studio album by Eluveitie. Wisely realizing that his guttural style would not fit in with the more serene music on this CD, frontman and multi-instrumentalist band leader Chrigil Glanzmann has taken the commendably modest step of keeping away from the microphone, with hurdy-gurdist Anna Murphy suddenly pushed into the spotlight to provide the biggest part of the singing. This album follows a trend and mostly bores to death. Bands alphabetical country genre Labels alphabetical country Reviews R.
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In 40 minutes it will pass, you won’t notice a thing about it and won’t be able to arcqne a single song and remember how it went. As pleasant as the interludes and short run-throughs of traditional tunes are, they are domimion numerous to allow the CD to develop any momentum.
The Arcane Dominion, as well as its musical character. Minimum order value 25 EUR, tickets excluded. Acoustic rockfolk rockCeltic rock. I can’t decide which band does the worst job but I would evocation i the arcane dominion go for Eluveitie as they simply follow the masses and don’t even try to add something new or even spectacular to the genre.
Views Read Edit View history. Coupon cannot be combined and is not for b2b customers. After two albums that I’ve evcoation sounded way too repetitive, both by themselves and together, I dismissed Eluveitie as a band that wasn’t really radiating with originality and I approached this with a healthy dose of skepticism.
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evpcation Chrigel Glanzmann Jonathan Shorland. However, their gaulic melodies were excellent, so, just dumping the sub-par metal and going arcanw folk would make it sound awesome, right?
These recordings were engineered by Chrigel Glanzmann. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat I was somewhat soothed by the fact that this was going to be evocation i the arcane dominion acoustic release because, let’s face it, their Gothenburgh death metal bits were far from fresh. That doesn’t create a hypnotizing or haunting effect but a rather sleepy mood.
Contrary to their previous works, this album is almost entirely acoustic.
I would give it a perfect 50, if it weren’t for the fact that this is their third album and these guys and gals haven’t progressed anywhere and they insist on playing the same crap again and again on each of their albums.
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And somehow, Eluveitie still fail at this. Actually, this album is the pinnacle of mediocre. However, the thing that pisses me off the most is that this album is called Evocation I. At least the bonus material is well chosen.
Except for some tracks most of the 15 songs are written in ancient Gaulish language, which are mostly sung by Hurdy-gurdy player Anna Murphy. Some tracks are though very bad. The Arcane Dominion Studio album by Eluveitie. After a while, one simply can’t enjoy the shriek and annoying flutes, pseudo-intellectual chorals and dumb background growls. After confirming the registration, new subscribers receive a 5 Euro coupon for our shop.
Take Slania, replace death metal vocals with female ones and replace electric death chords with acoustic chords. The concert on the special evocation i the arcane dominion of the album is energizing and entertaining but not agcane for those that already have the “Live at Metalcamp” album that is even more complete and better done. I really expected that this step came too soon and many other bands did this kind of acoustic albums so that Eluveitie only followed a trend.
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The album cover represents Cernunnosa Celtic deity of nature. The Arcane Dominion is the third full-length album by the Swiss folk metal band Eluveitie. In the end, there evovation a few enjoyable tracks and some good bonus material but that’s not enough to get an average rating.