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Orphaned Land - All Is One I like Orphaned Land, they're among my favourite bands, I can find little fault with what they'd done up to and including ORwarriOR but this album is really, really, boring. It's like the band decided to revisit Mabool but remove all the interesting parts of the album and replace them with uninspired, generic, melodeath riffs.

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Albums you wish you could unhear. Korn Rage against the machine Metallica after the 80's Dummy borgir-storm blast Wigrid My infinite kingdom Warrant Winger Stryper Malediction Darkthrone-circle the wagons (Not as bad as these others but sub par) Hank iii - hellbilly joker Iron maiden - virtual xi Nocturnal rites Saxon Meatloaf Sent from my iPod touch using Tapatalk

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And you loved them so much!
Indeed. Well, I still like older Alcest. Fucking hell, they could have just done a side project. There really is /nothing/ left of the old Alcest sound except the guitar tone and even that is a stretch. It's pretty much not the same band anymore. Meh, I'm done. I will bitterly cling to their old catalogue and lament and kvetch with my metal brethren about how I only listen to "old alcest".
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Alcest's latest album, Shelter. fucking hell I wish I could unhear this pile of underwear. It sounds like the backing music for some generic pharmaceutical / menstrual product commercial. MUST UNHEAR.
:o It's one of the most beautiful albums they've released so far. Just close your eyes, relax and dream away with those beautiful songs :) But, to be honest, I also didn't like it the first time I heard it. It definitely has to grow on you. And ofcourse, this isn't metal anymore. You really have to be open minded for this album, I think. However, I still laughed about the backing music-comment :P
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Indeed. Well, I still like older Alcest. Fucking hell, they could have just done a side project. There really is /nothing/ left of the old Alcest sound except the guitar tone and even that is a stretch. It's pretty much not the same band anymore. Meh, I'm done. I will bitterly cling to their old catalogue and lament and kvetch with my metal brethren about how I only listen to "old alcest".
How often did you listen to the album? Once? No, there aren't any metalpassages on this album, but this sounds still 100% like Alcest. Compare Sur L'Ocean Couleur De Fer to the closing track of this album, Délivrance, and they have pretty much the same style and atmosphere. For the other songs, it's just a continuation of the shoegaze-parts from Les Voyages de l'Ame. Also, Neiges voice is really determinative for Alcests sound. Over all it still sounds like Alcest, but it's yet somewhat different like every Alcest-album is. Only this one tops it. Please, give this album some chances, because it's really worth it. Trust me :)
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How often did you listen to the album? Once? No' date=' there aren't any metalpassages on this album, but this sounds still 100% like Alcest. Compare Sur L'Ocean Couleur De Fer to the closing track of this album, Délivrance, and they have pretty much the same style and atmosphere. For the other songs, it's just a continuation of the shoegaze-parts from Les Voyages de l'Ame. Also, Neiges voice is really determinative for Alcests sound. Over all it still sounds like Alcest, but it's yet somewhat different like every Alcest-album is. Only this one tops it. Please, give this album some chances, because it's really worth it. Trust me :)[/quote'] I gave it three solid listens. it's just not my bag.
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