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4.23 | 11 ratings | 2 reviews | 45% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2012

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Aquatic Deathgate Existence (3:00)
2. Blessed He with Boils (7:29)
3. Winter's End (5:01)
4. Long Live Our Lifeless King (8:57)
5. Deus Absconditus: Part I (4:00)
6. Deus Absconditus: Part II (5:36)
7. The Leper's Prospect (5:51)
8. In Putris Stagnum (6:27)
9. "Here I'll Stay" (2:39)
10. Rebirth of an Old Nation (9:00)

Total Time 58:00

Line-up / Musicians

- Matthew Earl / Flute, Drums, Vocals
- David Bodenhoefer / Guitars, Vocals
- Brent Vallefuoco / Guitars, Vocals
- Sam Meador / Vocals, Keyboards, Acoustic Guitars
- Bryan Huizenga / Bass Guitar


- Rhiis D. Lopez / Vocals

Releases information

Released by Erthe and Axen Records.

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XANTHOCHROID Blessed He With Boils ratings distribution

(11 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(45%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(36%)
Good, but non-essential (0%)
Collectors/fans only (9%)
Poor. Only for completionists (9%)

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Review by Warthur
4 stars Xanthochroid take the Immortal route as far as their lyrical concept goes, focusing on epic struggles in fantasy kingdoms, but musically they're as far from traditional black metal as you're likely to get. With multiple genre twists and turns - a bit of acoustic strumming here - a brash progressive metal section in the tradition of Enslaved there - they're certainly able to competently present a diverse range of sounds, though I'm not sure the various sections really hang together convincingly. The album's meandering is reminiscent of the band trying out a bunch of sounds to see how they feel rather than anything more interestingly assembled and directed.

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5 stars What an amazing album probably the best in extreme prog I hear so far this is a requiem a la Opeth with more of a classical side with chord and many different instruments it is just perfect from the smooth soft side to they extreme side Ps there is some growth voice her and there is the rage a ... (read more)

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