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Dimmu Borgir: Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

Dimmu Borgir's groundbreaking album Enthrone Darkness Triumphant is the kind of music that could give black metal a good name. It's haunting, ambitious, and extremely well written, while not forsaking any of the necessary aggression and speed.

The first track, "Mourning Palace," gives a clue as to what this band is like: the melodies on these songs are clever and frequently go in unexpected directions. The keyboard parts have a huge sound that can fill rooms, and the guitars layered on top of them are at once restrained and powerful. A nice, thick bottom end ties the whole thing together, and better vocals than most black metal enhance the whole sound.

Enthrone Darkness Triumphant especially satisfies because it doesn't start to grow repetitive in the second half the way many such albums do. Rather, some of the best songs are saved for last, like "A Succubus in Rapture" and "Master of Disharmony".

Black metal is a genre of music that will offend most, and catch the ears of few. There can be few better introductions than Dimmu Borgir, a band that is as progressive as black metal gets; for adventurous hearts looking to discover a whole new realm of sound, this is the perfect place to start.

Added: January 1st 2004
Reviewer: SoT Archives
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Related Link: Official Dimmu Borgir Web Site
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Language: english

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