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Arcturus - Shipwrecked in Oslo CD (album) cover

SHIPWRECKED IN OSLO

Arcturus

 

Tech/Extreme Prog Metal

4.43 | 27 ratings

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rdtprog
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Prog Metal / Heavy Prog Team
4 stars Arcturus plays a original kind of symphonic metal that concentrate more in setting some nice atmosphere than to play complex metal with many solos. The vocals are not too aggressive, nothing in the death metal genre, but match perfectly the music to please anyone who hates harsh vocals. The show in Norway has some theatrical aspect with ancient costumes, some characters making their appearance on stage in one song. The music could go well as the soundtrack of a horror movie with his dark Gothic atmosphere and songs that don't show the bright side of life.

Nice editing for the video, and one audio option available, a good 5.1 surround sound. For those who know the band, this is a nice addition, and a great introduction for those who are not familiar with the band.

rdtprog | 4/5 |

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