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2.03 | 3 ratings | 2 reviews | 0% 5 stars

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Boxset/Compilation, released in 2004

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. B.C./A.D. (6:28)
2. Standing in Blood (5:19)
3. Neolithic (5:32)
4. Undead Journey (4:50)
5. Nocturnus (3:59)
6. B.C./A.D. (5:33)
7. Unholy Fury (6:24)
8. The Entity (3:23)

Total Time 41:33

Line-up / Musicians

Lineup track 1-4:
- Mike Davis / Guitars
- Gino Marino / Guitars
- Jeff Estes / Bass
- Louis Panzer / Keyboards
- Mike Browning / Drums, vocals

Lineup track 5-8:
- Vincent Crowley / Guitars
- Richard Bateman / Bass
- Gino Marino / Guitars
- Mike Browning / Drums, vocals

Releases information

Compilation of the first two demos by NOCTURNUS released through Karmageddon Media on the 12th of January 2004.
Tracks 1 - 4 are the second demo, tracks 5 - 8 the first one. The CD indexes the demos in the right order.

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Review by UMUR
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2 stars The Nocturnus Demos is a compilation album released in 2004 by American, Florida based progressive death metal act Nocturnus. The compilation contains Nocturnus two demo tapes from 1987 and 1988 respectively. Both the Nocturnus (1987) and the The Science of Horror (1988) demos had only been available on cassette tape until the release of this compilation. As a curiosity the songs from the second demo appear first on the compilation while the songs from the first demo is placed last. If weīre talking about quality thatīs a wise choice as the quality is much better on the The Science of Horror demo. I prefer a chronological track order though and find it a minor weakness about the compilation that it isnīt so. The music on the first four tracks ( from the second demo) are old school US death metal with progressive elements while the tracks from the first demo are raw and primitive old school US death metal.

The Nocturnus Demos is only a fan release and even fans of the band might not want to use their life savings here. A 1.5 - 2 star rating is warranted.

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2 stars A Karmageddon Media release of their two first demos on one CD. A good idea in fact due to the demos selling for insane money on Ebay and other places. These are the two demos which launched Nocturnus onto the scene. I cannot remember those two demos, to be honest. Malevolent Creation, Morbid ... (read more)

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